July 25, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

An Intern’s Take

Law and Disorder

The recent murder of an unarmed man selling illegal cigarettes is very much connected to the violence that takes place in communities of color. I got it, he broke the law, but why did he have to die? More...

From The Artist Studio

Beyond Tilden

Rockaway!, as you probably know, is the free public arts festival that celebrates the re-opening of Fort Tilden and the continuing recovery of the peninsula following Sandy. More...

Slice Of Life

I love the summer. It is probably one of the reasons I became a teacher. More...

Commentary On Things Present

The Poseidon Adventure

When the Mets are losing I usually turn to the History Channel. I enjoy learning about the glories that were Rome, Greece, the great Pharaohnic constructions of Egypt, the Renaissance, and the Seven Wonders of The World. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The weather has been good and Broad Channel has been out enjoying it. Last Saturday, July 19, there was a great big block party over on the east side. There was food, drinks, barbecues going, live music playing and kids having fun. More...

Beachcomber

If you parked along Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 88th and 90th Streets and got a ticket on July 22, you may have a legitimate way to fight it. More...

Official Point of View

The Double-Edged Sword

Last week, the Department of Homeless Services alerted us that the former Daytop Rehab facility in Arverne would be converted into a homeless shelter, after denying their plans to do so for nearly two months. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Red Carpet Fashion Entering Blarney Castle

It was an eye popping scene. Who would have thought the Blarney attracted people of such high style fashion? Not that the Blarney isn’t a nice clean bar and restaurant, run very well by owner, Fran Jamin. More...

It’s My Turn

A Letter to Gilbert Taylor, Commissioner, New York City Department of Homeless Services

Dear Commissioner Taylor, More...

Looking Back

What The Wave Said…

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane Sandy. But through piecing together online sources, we are once again able to present this feature. There may be some gaps in the record, some years may be missing, but here’s… More...

Your Life And Privacy

Unplug!

Ahh, the lazy days of summer, filled with the beach, barbecues and picnics, renewing connections to family and dear friends, vacationing, and plenty of rest and relaxation. More...

Go Parks!

Brooklyn Bridge Park

In its diverse role as a bustling trading route, prominent community site, and innovative transportation center since the early 19th century, the Brooklyn waterfront has played an integral part in New York City’s history. More...


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