Free Concert At Jacob Riis Park



The Gateway National Park Service is happy to present the Greg Trooper Band with special guest, Rockaway’s own Indaculture. The performances will take place at Jacob Riis Park on Sunday, August 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Attendees are asked not to bring glass bottles or alcohol to the event. Beer will be for sale on the premises. The […]

Fort Tilden Highlights



FREE: SUMMER MOONS: Scheduled bands every Thursday under the stars in the summer on MoonStage & sTudio 7, RoCA, Fort Tilden. 8/21, 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m.: Squid; Matty Lyons and Friends; Breezy Grass LIFE DRAWING CLASS with live model. Every Thursday, 8-10 p.m. in sTudio 6 Gallery, RoCA @ Fort Tilden. Fee: $20 per class. No pre-registration necessary. PAINTING CLASSES FOR […]

Cheech & Chong at Capital One Bank Theatre



Live Nation, the world’s largest live music company, will present Cheech & Chong: Light Up America at the Capitol One Bank Theatre on Friday, October 24, 2008 at 8 p.m. Cheech & Chong have been successful beyond their wildest dreams; the iconic comedy duo defined an era with their hilariously irreverent, satirical, counter-culture, and no holds barred comedy routines. Cheech […]

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"Tell No One" - Twists La Hitchcock

The innocent man falsely accused is one of the staple storylines in the late Alfred Hitchcock’s films (“North By Northwest,” “The Wrong Man,” “Saboteur,” “The 39 Steps”). Now, French director/co-writer Guillaume Canet is treading in the suspense master’s footsteps with “Tell No One.” Its spellbinding twists and turns are brilliantly executed in a way that would impress Hitch himself. Based […]

First Hand Account Of EcoCruise



EcoCruise, a ranger-led tour of the ecology and history of Jamaica Bay, is being greatly praised. Offered by Gateway National Recreation Area in conjunction with New York Water Taxi, the tour brings attention to the beauty of Jamaica Bay and also promotes the use of alternative transportation in our national parks. Dorothy E. Crowley has recently gone on the EcoCruise […]

Joe Hurley Returns To Rockaway



Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Joe Hurley will bring his rock band Rogue’s March to Rockaway Beach on Saturday, August 16, at Connolly’s on Beach 95 Street, for their first local performance in a decade. For this performance, Hurley will be joined by the violinist Megan Weeder, guitar man Chris Flynn, bassist Sean Seymour, and drummer Christian Cassan. Hurley, a London-bred Irish-blooded […]

Volunteer Ombudsmen Training In Far Rockaway



New York Foundation for Senior Citizens (NYFSC) will conduct free training for residents of Far Rockaway who are interested in becoming Volunteer Ombudsmen. Volunteer Ombudsmen—the voice of those who can’t speak for themselves—visit nursing and adult home residents weekly, advocate on their behalf and help to resolve their concerns by liaising with facility staff to maintain high standards of care. […]

Guarino’s To Discuss ‘Images of America: Broad Channel’



Liz and Dan Guarino will present a book talk and slide presentation on their book “Images of America: Broad Channel,” on Monday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Seaside Branch of the Queens Borough Public Library in the activities room. The library is located at 116- 15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, at the corner of Beach 117 Street.

Summer Rodeo Camp In Howard Beach



Sand Castle Contest Draws Creative Crowds



After a one-week delay, due to severe weather, the 13th annual Sand Castle Contest kicked off on the ocean on Beach 117 Street. Co-sponsored by West End Realty and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreations, the event drew dozens of participants in the four categories of competition and an equal number of spectators. After two hours of […]