There are so many incredible things that make Rockaway so special. It is the only place I know where 70+ year-olds who shared the same first-grade class still hang out together. It is a place where we all just walk right into each other’s houses without knocking and have been doing it for 40, 50, or 60 years. It is a place with one social event after the next where the motto is “come one, come all” or “more the merrier.” It is a place where you can easily have four generations living within a few blocks of one another.
It is all these things that make Rockaway so beautiful. So unique. A place like no other that I have come across in my 30 years of traveling back and forth, across this great country of ours. These unique