September 6, 2013 RSS feed / Community

RAAARTSPLASH OPENS!

The Rockaway Artists Alliance is ready to launch ARTSplash, its largest exhibition of the year with an opening reception on Sunday, September 8th, from 12 to 4 p.m. More...

Beach Archeology

Emilio Rodriguez, age 10, of Rockaway Beach, may just be a young Indiana Jones. On Tuesday evening, August 27th, he was exploring the beach near Beach 89th Street. In a mound of sand he found a good-sized, unusual looking bone. More...

RWA, Sadhana Celebrate Krishna

Over the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance partnered with the progressive Hindu organization Sadhana to celebrate "Krishna Janamashtmi" (the birthday of Krishna). More...

Thompson Gets Firefighter Support

Mayoral hopeful William Thompson came to Beach 116th Street on Tuesday morning. More...

Beached Boat

More than sand arrived on the beach Labor Day weekend (that pipe is used to pump sand on the beach). A sailboat ran aground on Beach 121st Street late Monday night. More...

On The Job

Putting the ‘community’ in Community Affairs Officers, the NYPD’s Brian McCabe (left) and Maurice Moore lead the way for the Broad Channel Mardi Gras Parade on Labor Day, September More...

Mardi Gras Parades Stronger Than Sandy

Breezy Point and Roxbury sent a strong message to Hurricane Sandy over the holiday weekend as they marched on with their Labor Day weekend Mardi Gras tradition, despite still being in recovery mode 10 months later. More...

Minding Rockaway’s Business

What new businesses would you like to see in the Rockaways and Broad Channel? The Wave wants to know. We’re asking our readers to send their wish list suggestions. We’ll be happy to share them in the newspaper. More...

Not Forgotten

“We Will Never Forget” is inscribed on the Tribute Park memorial dedicated to the members of the FDNY lost on 9/11. One person hasn’t forgotten. More...

Helping A Vet In Need

Rockaway WISH, the Belle Harbor Yacht Club and the Graybeards are throwing a benefit and inviting everyone to come out and help a vet in need. On Saturday, September 21st, from 7 to 11 p.m. More...

Huh? Atlantic City Property For Sale?

A stroll along the broken boardwalk might lead you to this sign. Nobody’s trying to pull a fast one by selling Atlantic City property. More...

Remembering Irene

By Dan Guarino All but eclipsed by the approaching shadow of Hurricane Sandy’s first year mark, Hurricane Irene’s second anniversary has come and gone with little fanfare or notice. More...

Saying Goodbye to Summer

Labor Day 2013

On a day that rain was threatened but never came, Rockaway said goodbye to the 2013 beach season. On Labor Day, the last unofficial day of summer, Rockaway marked the end of its first summer after Sandy. More...

Grand Slam Beach Party!

A beach party was held on Beach 131st Street on Sunday, September 1st. A good time was had by all! More...

Valerga New Executive Officer 101 Pct.

Captain Paul Valerga was introduced as the new executive officer of the 101 Precinct during last month’s Precinct Community Council meeting. More...

Hartman Lane Mural: We Rose Above

This summer, artists young and old, joined forces to create a work of art out of their Hurricane Sandy aftermath experiences. More...

Checkers Opens In Arverne

Checkers franchise owners, Shalin Datta and Anuj Datta, celebrated the opening of their new store at Arverne By the Sea with a special friends and fans special invitation event. More...

Broad Channel Mardi Gras Lives!

Marking ten months and four days to the day after Hurricane Sandy submerged their island, Broad Channel marched forward on Monday, September 2nd, with a tradition nearly as old as the community itself. Mardi Gras came to Broad Channel. More...

Rockspot Bike And Paddle Tour

There’s always new things to see and new ways to explore the Rockaways. On Saturday, September 21st, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance will host the Rockspot Bike and Paddle Tour, from 1 to 4 p.m. More...


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