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The PUSH! Starting This Weekend at Riis Park Beach Bazaar! Ping Pong, Cornhole, Horseshoes, and More!

Every weekend as part of the Riis Park Beach Bazaar, The Push creates a fun and memorable table tennis and beach-gaming experience for everyone: in addition to ping pong, you can play cornhole, horseshoes and…

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Rockaway Is Getting a Swell New Surf Museum and Bakery (Bedford and Bowery)

According to Bedford and Bowery, Rockaway Beach will be getting a new Surfing Museum on Beach 96th Street: David Selig, owner of the late, great Rockaway Taco, is working with surf instructor Fernando Pires to…

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Station RBNY

Rockaway’s thriving new commercial corridor is adding another new business.  We recently spotted a new store front on Rockaway Beach Blvd, located at 91-08 B.  Station RBNY Surf Shop is next to Nilu Kids.  Welcome…

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​​​​​Rockstock NYC 2016

Welcome to the 10th Annual RockStock and Barrels here in Rockaway Beach New York City. The Rockstock is the largest event on the beach and is also co-sponsored by the New York City Parks Department….

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Here’s What It Looked Like To Surf Rockaway In The Blizzard’s Wake – Gothamist

Rockaway Beach got a heavy and colorful taste of 2016’s first blizzard. After a night of closed roads, howling wind, and incessant snow, on Sunday morning the peninsula woke up to blue and white mountains….

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More Than 2 Dozen Surfers Flock to Rockaway Beach Amid Record Christmas Temps (NBCNewYork)

Jake Pearson from NBCNewYork.com has a nice piece about the abnormally warm temps the area had on Christmas Day: “Happy holidays, bro. The combination of record-setting temperatures and gnarly waves had New York City surfers…

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NY Times: The Surfboard Doctor to See in the Rockaways

A great feature from the NY Times on a local who specializes in fixing surfboards.  Read the entire article here.  

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New Addition to Beach 91st Skate Park Needs Your Help!

The skatepark at Beach 91st Street received a great new addition recently.  Converse and Noah Clothing have donated an $18,000 mini bowl that was built for a pop-up store in Manhattan.  Skatepark organizers Patrick Smith…

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Bedford & Bowery: Rockaway Beach, Now With 100% More Shredding and Shucking

Daniel Maurer from NY Magazine’s Bedford and Bowery, has a nice little feature on Rockaway Beach again. The article focuses on the new addition of the skate bowl to the skate park on 91st St,…

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Local Business Feature: Rockaway Jet Ski

If you are looking for some awesome outdoor water activities here in Rockaway, you should check out Rockaway Jet Ski.  Rockaway Jet Ski is located at Thai Rock, which offers an ideal launch into Jamaica…

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