June 20, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

An Intern’s Take

If it takes a village to raise a child, what happens when that village is being decimated by drugs and violence? More...

Simon Says

As we go door to door, talking to constituents, everybody you talk to is fed up with Build It Back. They require applicants to pay back any loans or financial aid they received from other sources and keep losing application papers. More...

Go Parks!

Go Greenbelt Native Plant Center

While the typical associations of New York City include skyscrapers and hot dogs, NYC Parks’ Greenbelt Native Plant Center sheds a light on a unique aspect of urban life: our rich native plant community. More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane More...

Beachcomber

After the storm, a row of burnt out, half demolished buildings stood on Rockaway Beach Boulevard near Beach 114th Street. The lot was eventually cleared and fenced in. Recently a new sign has been seen posted on that vacant spot. More...

Dispatches

An Open Letter To Congressman Meeks

Dear Congressman Meeks, More...

Slice of Life

Beach Etiquette

Since I was a child, I have heard of the term “DFDs,” which translated means “Down for the Day.” I always knew what it meant, and I laugh when someone asks me what it means. More...

Memo From The RTC

Gypsy Update, And They Call Me Mr. Goldstone

I’m a process person – fascinated by the nuts and bolts that go into just about anything. I have a “how is it made” mentality. So getting beyond the surface of the dynamic productions at the RTC is quite a treat. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Last week, on Monday, there was some road work being done on Cross Bay Boulevard, just after the bridge. To block out the hot sun, an umbrella had been put up over the driver of the street-cutting saw. More...

Eye On Rockaway

CB 14 Errs In Voting Down Summer Meetings

Community Board 14 recently voted down a motion by one of its members, Brian Heffernan, to continue meeting during the summer instead of taking two months off. More...

It’s My Turn

A Brighter Day for St. John’s

In August 2013, a healthcare crisis loomed in the Rockaways, a community already devastated by Hurricane Sandy. St. John’s Episcopal, our only local hospital, was on the brink of disaster after years of poor management. More...


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