In The Spotlight
Rockaway got the Hollywood treatment this week as some big stars came to town to film a new series for Hulu. Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez were spotted shooting scenes earlier in the week at Waterview Car Care and on Beach 116th Street for an upcoming show called “Only Murders in the Building.”
Rockaway was starstruck as Martin, Short and Gomez were spotted filming at Waterview gas station on Beach 112th and Beach Channel Drive on Monday, February 22. For several hours, even
There are at least 22 candidates currently running for New York City Mayor this year but only one candidate, that we know of, has visited the peninsula since launching her campaign. “I think Rockaway is a secret jewel,” Kathryn Garcia told The Rockaway Times during her visit on Monday, February 22.
After The Rockaway Times put out a call to candidates on Twitter, asking if they’d ever been to Rockaway or had plans to come, Garcia was not only the only one to respond—she did us one better. She
Construction of a Beach 21st Street affordable housing project is well underway. On Monday, February 22, Mayor Bill de Blasio came to town to celebrate the topping off of the building with other agencies, leaders and partners.
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Housing Development Corporation, New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), New York City
This week, the Rockaway Mermaid Brigade begins the Poseidon’s Proprietor’s Raffle, where one lucky Rockaway business supporter will win a $500 cash prize by supporting a local business. The businesses who have supported the Poseidon's Parade in years past have been given raffle tickets that they can give to their customers how they see fit.
Additionally, each week, the Mermaid Brigade will provide reviews of some of the businesses that have supported the parade in the past. This week will