In The Spotlight
After two months of following The Rockaway Mermaid Brigade around in an attempt to relay vital information about Poseidon’s Parade to the Rockaway masses, we have finally arrived at the big event: This Saturday at high noon, Rockaway’s beloved board-less-walk will be transformed into a living and breathing art exhibit.
Sea creatures, Greek deities, recycled costume creators, musicians, dancers, pets, children, fully grown children, public stretchers, Vic Thrillers, fantastical floats, and a
So, I moved into the right lane then swerved into the left, swerved back to the right, swerved again and then jerked the wheel to get back in the left lane. And then waited for a bike rider to pass so I could make a right turn from the left lane. I should have gotten a Driving Under the Influence but I was stone cold sober. I should have been pulled over for reckless driving, at least, but I had a fool-proof excuse: I was just following the driving lanes in Rockaway.
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Rockaway is not letting the proposed homeless shelter for 226 Beach 101st Street go through without a fight. A select few locals have gone above and beyond in the shelter protest by bringing solid facts and findings to a public contract hearing for the shelter.
On September 12, a team including local resident Torey Schnupp, CPA Sarah Kenny, lawyer Mike Scala and lawyer Erik Palatnik made the trip to 1 Centre Street in Manhattan to testify against a proposed contract between the NYC Department
A pound of pig brined for 48 hours and cooked since the early hours of the morning. Tater tots cooked in pork fat from the pig. Pickled watermelon rinds. Cole Slaw, lightly seasoned with vinegar and pepper. Homemade tangy barbecue sauce to dip the pork in. And even a bit of homemade cornbread with butter on the side. All of these different flavors complemented each other when served on platter at The Dropout’s Hog Wild pig roast opening party in Riis Park. And if that sounds good, just wait