Jerry Orbach Theater

Editorial: A Job Well Done, Lads

This year’s Irish Festival was a great success on so many levels.  The Wave was so impressed with how the festival was run, we felt it appropriate to say “A post buachaillí déanta go maith,” or simply, a job well done, lads. First off, the crowd was large, and hundreds managed to enjoy the energized atmosphere without any sort of […]

Winds Of Change

Quintet of the Americas to present Environmental Concert

Rockaway residents will have a chance to catch the renowned    Quintet of the Americas present Winds of Change, an environmental concert, this weekend and next week. The woodwind quintet will present a concert of music related to the environment and global warming, including two new works commissioned in response to Hurricane Sandy and the concerns of the people living in the […]

The Glorified Tomato


Indian Food, Please? Guys, we need an Indian restaurant in Rockaway. Spicy hot veggies, chicken or lamb smothered in complex curries, naan bread, cream sauces, paneer cheese, samosas… we are missing out!! I know there is someone in Rockaway that has a friend or a family member that can take on this venture. Please? Maybe this rant is untimely given […]

The Healing Power Of The Ocean

Adaptive Surf Therapy Chapter is Coming Rockaway

Helping to change lives is what AmpSurf is all out about.

Surf Bananas


“If you kiss a horseshoe crab you get seven years of good luck,” my buddy gently offered, lifting the quite prehistoric-looking creature my way. Gross, but yeah, sure, there’s plenty of space in between the eyes for a peck. “No, on the mouth,” she said as she turned the crab over to reveal the underbelly. It was a glimpse into […]

Who’s Playing

Who’s Playing is The Wave’s weekly lineup of local art and entertainment premiering across the peninsula. Each week, we’ll take a look at some of the live music and performers in Rockaway, Breezy Point and Broad Channel. If you are a musician or member of a band and want to share with our readers, where you’re playing or what you’re […]

Niall Connolly And Friends Come To Fort Tilden

Critically acclaimed Irish songwriter Niall Connolly returns to Fort Tilden on Saturday June 10.

St. John’s Residence For Boys Incidents Addressed

During a private meeting held by Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato and the 100th Precinct, community concerns with regard to some of the students living at the St. John’s Residence for Boys were discussed on Thursday, June 1. As previously reported by The Wave, concerns of misbehavior and allegations of assault acted out by some of the students, came to light […]

Sculptors On The Rock

There’s a reason to head to the beach this summer that doesn’t involve water or sand. Instead, there’s a new art exhibition that lines the boardwalk–created by 14 Sculptors Inc., which features 17 unique sculptures by 16 artists whose works range from the intimate to monumental. 14 Sculptors Inc. artists, along with the NYC Parks Department and community members, kicked-off, […]