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City Raids Dayton Beach Park

For years, residents of Dayton Beach Park have complained about conditions at 8600 Shore Front Parkway. Now the city’s Department of Investigation (DOI) is doing something about it.  More...

Turkey Trot

As The Wave went to press, our Patricia Hannan was out in the cold, covering the Turkey Trot and grabbed these great photos of some great competitors. Check out next week's Wave for the whole story, results, and lots more photos. More...

101st Precinct Community Council Update

The third Wednesday of the month is the day the 101st Precinct Community Council (CC) regularly meets. The public forum provides direct communication between the police precinct and the community.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Hero of Rockaway

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Gifted: RAA’s First ‘Affordable’ Show

The Rockaway Artists Alliance opened its first-ever “affordable” art show, “Gifted,” on Nov. 19. The exhibit was open all weekend with an opening celebration on Sunday, Nov. 20 in RAA’s sTudio 6 Gallery in Fort Tilden. More...

Catch some Rae

Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ proves successful on HBO

There’s no denying that the TV trope of rudderless 20-somethings looking for love in the big city is a well-worn one. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Conscious Of Our Treasures

The great playwright Thornton Wilder once wrote, “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”Again, as we approach the holiday season, perhaps it is time to be conscious of More...

Letters

No Stop On Beach 116th Street?

Dear Editor: Regarding the recently announced Rockaway ferry shuttle route, I can’t believe that there is no stop on Beach 116th Street, our commercial hub. More...

Why Skip the Turkey?

Dear Editor:  President Obama is taking a break from Trump transition to pardon two turkeys. 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...

Take Another Taste

Don’t fill up too much on turkey this Thanksgiving, because 17 local restaurants will be opening their doors on Saturday, Dec. 3, for the autumn edition of “A Taste of Rockaway Beach.”  More...

Holiday Boutique At BHYC

On Thursday, Dec. 1, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m., Susan Lavin and the Belle Harbor Yacht Club present the 16th Annual Holiday Boutique. It's being billed as the best community shopping event ever! More...

A Thanksgiving To Remember

For months, The Wave has been relaying Build It Back “horror stories,” tales of local frustration with the program that was supposed to get people back in their homes after Superstorm Sandy. More...

Community

BC Christmas Lights Giveaway Free Access

On Friday, Nov. 18, the Bungalow Bar hosted the drawing for the annual Broad Channel Christmas Lights $5,000 Giveaway. This yearly tradition started weeks after Hurricane Sandy, is a community event that More...

Local Photog Shows Work At Roasters

Rockaway Roasters on Rockaway Beach Boulevard has been a longtime supporter of creative art expression. The laidback environment inside surrounds guests with breathtaking work by various local artists in Rockaway every couple of months.  More...

Plans Announced For Sandpiper Playground Free Access

NYC Parks Department recently released the rendering for the proposed reconstruction of the Sandpiper Playground, located between Beach 106th and Beach 108th streets, which was decimated by Superstorm Sandy. More...

Business News

Be Thankful- Rehearsal?

REAL ESTATE CORNER

In family discussions my brother-in-law (who is retired) likes to emphatically state: “There are no do-overs in life. This is not a rehearsal!” Of course, his retired status differentiates him from many people. More...

Columnists

Why Not Connect Ferry Shuttle Bus To Far Rock LIRR?

Transit Talk

There are even more potential benefits for Rockaway residents by creative use of the future New York City Economic Development Corporation proposed free feeder shuttle bus to the new ferry terminal at Beach Channel Drive and Beach 108th Street. More...

An Intern’s Take

Let us give thanks for all the wonderful things the creator has done for us. As we all try to recuperate from the last few days of overeating and watching football, allow me to share this with you.  More...

Beachcomber Free Access

The Little North Pole Is Back! On Sunday, Dec. 4 from at 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. at 144-03 Neponsit Ave., in Neponsit, it’s the greatest Christmas show on earth! More...

Obits

William A. Diffendale

William A. Diffendale, died on Nov. 20. He was a brewery worker at Schlitz Beer Co., a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran having served during WWII, a charter member of the Roxbury Moonshiners Club, and a lifelong Roxbury resident. More...

Fred W. Grey

Fred W. Grey of Broad Channel, died on Nov. 18. He was a member of the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department, the West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department, the Knights of Columbus Post #2672, and More...

Monica S. Hayden Free Access

Monica S. Hayden, of Neponsit, died on Nov. 20. She was vice president of Chase Manhattan for 25 years and a Rockaway resident for 26 years, coming from Manhattan. More...


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