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Katharina Grosse: A Wave of Rockaway!

Candy Land and Caution

Red commands attention. Stop and danger are also associated with the bold color that artist Katharina Grosse has chosen to transform Fort Tilden’s historic aquatics building in her Rockaway! exhibition. More...

Top Stories

Addabbo Goes Mobile

If you’ve ever had any complaints and maybe aired your grievances over the fence to your neighbor, you might have been sarcastically told, “Write your congressman!” More...

Women’s Industrial Service League, Inc. Celebrates 85 Years of Community Service

During its annual awards luncheon, held at Antun’s on Saturday, June 4, 2016, the Women’s Industrial Service League, Inc. More...

Town Hall For SJEH Strategic Plan

St. John’s CEO, Jerry Walsh and COO Chris Parker held a town hall at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital to roll out the first Strategic Plan.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Shallows

Moviescope

The shark attack classic, Jaws, has an offspring. Scaled down to a lean one hour and 27 minutes, The Shallows has essentially two actors, surfer girl Nancy (Blake Lively) and a very big, very mean shark.  More...

‘The Last Ship’s’ third season chugs along

The end is nigh — at least on television.  Apocalyptic programs are having a moment. More...

Sports

Kobeyaki Got Kills, Got First Place

RBVL

The Rockaway Beach Volleyball League played under perfect conditions for the third week in a row and Riis Park was packed with players both during and after the matches. More...

Curran’s Irish and Slices‘N Ices Reds Claim Last Two Titles

RLL Roundup

Rockaway Little League crowned its final two champions of the 2016 season, the Curran’s Meats Irish in Minor Girls softball and Slices ‘N Ices Reds in Pee Wee Seniors baseball. More...

Gallagher Pursues Olympic Dreams

Kerri Gallagher will be pursuing her Olympic dream this week in Eugene, Oregon at the US Olympic Track and Field Trials, with many friends and family in attendance.  The Rockaway community will also be there to support Matthew Centrowitz. More...

Letters

Bring Back Ms. Vee!

Dear Editor:  This is Frankie, I’m in the 6th grade at St. Rose Lima School. We have no sprinklers or clean park. Can you help us and get back Ms. Vee at Hammels Park? It’s not a fun park anymore. We need our clean bathroom back. More...

For Better Buses in Rockaway

Dear Editor:As a lifelong New Yorker, I’ve seen a lot of change on our subways and buses over the last 40 years. More...

Help Pay For Ferry

Dear Editor:  There are additional ways to help pay for "Suggestions for City Wide Ferry" (It's My Turn by Joe Hartigan – June 24) Mayor Bill de Blasio's $325 million new ferry system.  More...

Weekender

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. More...

The 2016 Katz Concert Series Continues

Borough President Melinda Katz’s “Katz Concert Series,” is a slate of free outdoor concerts this summer at various locations throughout Queens. More...

Still Kickin’ After All These Years

Alive N’ Kickin’ couldn’t be a more appropriate name for this classic rock cover band, which has continued to perform hit music for more than 40 years.  More...

Breaking News - 7/14/2016 4:25 PM

Ulrich Announces Rockaway Street Renaming for Justin Zemser Free Access

Councilman Eric Ulrich today announced the City Council approved legislation renaming the northwest corner of Seaside Avenue and Beach Channel Drive "Midshipman Justin Zemser Way." More...

Babble On At Topless

Saturday’s opening at Topless invited participants in to poke and prod or just unwind on the evolving sculptural exhibit, Babble On.  The sensitive surfaces easily bruise as the public leaves their unique fingerprint on the foam. More...

Community

Build it Back or Tear it Down?

Rockaway Residents Unhappy With BiB Results

(Editor’s Note – This is a first in a series of pieces The Wave’s Kimberly M. Aquilina will be submitting involving the rising number of issues the Rockaway community has been experiencing with the Build It Back program. More...

Working With The Clown

A Tour Of New York Arbor

Earlier this year, George Turner opened New York Arbor, an artist run center in the former Fecund Clown Studio. More...

A Difference Of Opinion At Special CB14 Meeting

Community Board 14 held a special summer meeting on July 6 to discuss a previously tabled issue regarding a land use item – specifically Gleitman Reality’s request for a C1-3 overlay on an existing R5 zone. More...

Business News

Opening The Sugar Bowl

Under gloriously sunny skies, the Sugar Bowl in Breezy Point reopened in a new, resilient building.  Residents welcomed the reopening by congregating on the new front deck of the bar. More...

Columnists

Alternative Medicine Use Skyrockets in America

Health & Harmony

“Of the over 4 billion prescriptions written every year, the United States and Canada make up more than 80 percent of the world’s prescription opioids (psychoactive medications). More...

Beachcomber

On Friday,Aug. 19, friends and family of retired Department of Sanitation worker David Kirchien are throwing a benefit for him and his family at The Knights Of Columbus Hall at 333 Beach 90th St. More...

An Intern’s Take

I hope everyone had a happy and incident-free Independence Day. This year, I was able to sit down and spend some time reflecting on what freedom means to me. After all, how many people can truly say that they are free? More...

Editorial/Opinion

Support Your Local Newspaper

The summer brings a lot of great things to our peninsula, especially with the progressive resurgence of our community. One of our favorites is welcoming new journalists to our newspaper. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Youth Court: A Celebration Of Collaboration

It’s My Turn

On Thursday, June 21, the Queens Library for Teens, Queens Law Associates (QLA), Councilman Donovan Richards and the NYPD celebrated the completion of the first year of a small barelyknown program that packs a huge punch: The Far Rockaway Youth Justi More...

Obits

Zachary Pearce

Zachary David Lawrence Pearce, 22, died on June 24.  Born Oct. More...

Carolyn E. Tucker

Carolyn E. Tucker of Smithfield, Va., died on June 25.  She was a nurse and a Far Rockaway resident for more than 20 years.  More...

Sherrie J. Walker

Sherrie J. Walker, died on June 26.  She was a school bus driver, an active member of the St. More...


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