August 15, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

Slice of Life

As we come close to the end of another beach season, I would like to recognize some items that we have, even though we still do not have a boardwalk. More...

Rescue 911?

City’s 911 upgrade bungled and over-budget

New York City’s attempt to create and implement a new consolidated 911 system has been characterized by mismanagement and over-dependence on external consultants. It’s also cost the city almost $1 billion more than initially anticipated. More...

Go Parks!

Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

While New York City is commonly characterized by its stoic buildings and crowded streets, this summer, NYC can add another element to its dynamic personality: Fantasy. More...

From The Artist Studio

Last Chance To Hear Cardiff Motet; ARTSPLASH

RAA Elections – The election process for 2014 has begun. The board of directors has selected a nominating committee and this committee is seeking two additional RAA members in good standing to assist in the 2014 election. More...

Beachcomber

Lesson learned this week; when Rockaway people see something, they say something. Keep it up! The portrait sketch of Dan Guarino which often appears along with his Broad Channel Bits column was done by Rockaway artist Linda Rufo. More...

Painting The Town

Artist Geoff Rawling has added a new work to his “collection,” as his new mural on Newport Avenue and Beach 116th Street is finished. More...

Consider The Source

Law enforcement seems to be in the headlines these past few months, spanning from Rikers Island to One Police Plaza. More...

Looking Back

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

Eye On Rockaway

A Weiner Venture On The East End? I’ll Believe It When I See It.

So we hear former Congressman Anthony Weiner wants to open a non-profit restaurant in Rockaway. In his public comments, he is saying no exact location has been decided upon. More...

Broad Channel Bits

This month marks a year since I was able to move back to the Channel. After the storm had displaced me, I spent a good 10 months living in temporary quarters. The place where I used to live in BC was just not going to be there for me to come back to. More...

An Intern’s Take

“Ladies and gentlemen, we now return you to your regularly scheduled programing.” That is the age-old phrase television uses when some breaking news story has just finished being broadcast. More...

Official Point Of View

A Little Bit of Courage

This recent gun violence in our community is more than troubling. In recent weeks, Rockaway has been visited by senseless gun violence, targeting a few, but affecting all. More...


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