In The Spotlight
Mazzone Ace Hardware opened this past April, but they celebrated their official grand opening event, this past Saturday, July 15, in front of the much-welcomed store on Beach 116th Street in grandiose philanthropic style, by organizing a fundraising event for Children’s Miracle Network’s (CMN) Northwell Long Island Jewish Hospital. The Rockaway community came out in droves to celebrate the official opening, which featured food, music, giveaways and raffle tickets for a Big Green Egg Grill. More
Wondering where to eat after you wake up? Here’s the bread and butter of where to get a great breakfast on the Rockaway peninsula and Broad Channel. The Rockaway Times A-team, after being presented with the five-day challenge to sleuth out five hot spots, sampled breakfast to brunch, some with booze included, to wash it all down of course.
Day 1: The Wharf Bar & Restaurant — Could you resist having a delish breakfast or brunch, tickled by the summer breeze, while facing
Some may have noticed a blue school bus parked near the boardwalk at Beach 94th Street last weekend. The vehicle is part of the Blue Bus Project, a cultural vehicle that takes artistic expression on the road.
The Blue Bus Project will be in Rockaway for the next few weeks for RE(F)USE ME!, a series of sustainable art workshops for the youth, aimed at raising public awareness on recycling and re-purposing materials. The main goal of the workshops is to spark conversation about waste and
What does the Rockaway peninsula and Broad Channel lack for special-needs children and their families?
Trishia Bermudez, a local mom of five-year-old Matthew with chromosome 3 deletion, and founder and CEO of Perfect Piece of the Puzzle, Inc., (PPOP), is pulling no punches in her determination to find out, and change the local community from a barren desert — to a bountiful oasis — providing support, services and resources for all families with special-needs children.
This past Saturday, July