In The Spotlight
There’s a saying, “A walk on the beach is worth a thousand words,” and local Joe Lupo is not just a mere lensman, but a documentarian, who meaningfully captures the ethereal mystery and beauty of Rockaway Beach with his captivating shots. From breathtaking sunrises, sunsets, ocean, sand, nature, wildlife and surf, Lupo’s photos make you dream in colors borrowed from the sea; and if you haven’t seen his work already, you’ll soon have a chance. The beach gazer will be debuting his first one-man
This past Tuesday, January 15, on day 25 of the government shutdown, longtime Rockaway Beach pizzeria, Elegante Restaurant, didn’t just offer local furloughed federal workers a free slice, but a whole pie to make them smile. In response to the ongoing government shutdown announced on December 22, the popular pizza spot pulled a class act by offering a whole pizza pie pro gratis to federal workers, who aren’t receiving paychecks, due the shutdown. Nearly 50 people from around the peninsula and
Bugalou Productions kicked off 2019 at St. Camillus Academy Auditorium with a double bill that rocked the house and raised the roof for the Rockaway Artist Alliance (RAA).
3 Sheets to the Wind took the stage shortly after 7 p.m. on January 5 and turned heads with a 60-minute set of their great renditions from the classic rock catalog. The audience then was primed for Lex Grey and the Urban Pioneers, who did not disappoint as her voice was as big as her personality, and the Pioneers aptly
A taste of Italy is coming to Rockaway. Mouthwatering cuts of meat, fresh cheese, Italian delicacies and what some call the best sausage around will be found right in the neighborhood with the addition of Sorrentino’s Meat Market. The Howard Beach favorite is expected to open up shop near Beach 100th Street at the end of the month.
Locals have long made the trip to Howard Beach or parts of Brooklyn to pick up unique Italian delicacies, but you can soon save the toll. It’s coming right here