In The Spotlight
Just less than two years after opening as a much-welcomed addition to Rockaway’s Restaurant Row, Kimo’s Kitchen was impacted by a fire on Sunday night. While extensive damage may require months of repair, owners Mike Adil and Javed Rambaran say there’s no doubt, Kimo’s will be back.
Shortly before 11 p.m. on Sunday, October 18, just about an hour after Mike Adil had closed up for the night, an accidental, electrical fire broke out in the back prep area of the restaurant, out of the reach of
For several years, barges, some containing tall cranes, others, garbage, and some that have been there for so long, that several trees have been growing out of them—have sat seemingly abandoned and neglected in Vernon Basin, a body of water off Beach 75th Street and the bay. Some have asked what’s up with them. No one has more interest in an answer than the new property owner of the lot that has water rights to this area as the barges have become baggage that won’t seem to budge. Growing
On Tuesday, October 20, the Rockaway Republican Club invited the community for a meet the candidates night. A small group gathered at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club to meet the republican candidates challenging local democrat leaders in local political races, for positions such as State Senator in District 15, Assembly in District 23, Queens Borough President and Supreme Court Justice for Queens County.
Rockaway Republican Club President Jerry Sullivan kicked the night off with the Pledge of
September 11, 2001 will never be forgotten. Especially in Rockaway. On Tuesday, October 20, the ladies behind 2Twins Digital Printing, who created the “We Will Never Forget 9-11-01” lawn signs, presented the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation with a giant check made possible through sales of the sign and extra donations from local residents.
Back in August when news swirled that the annual 9/11 Tribute Lights were being canceled and the reading of the names as well, due to Covid