LIFE'S A BEACH
With all the excitement of the summer and everyone making plans for the 4th, it’s unlikely that you will have noticed that some of the city’s other residents, our park’s native Canada geese, are disappearing.
The continued round-up and slaughter of New York City’s geese continued yesterday with the removal and destruction of around 500 Read More
Now that they can no longer frolic topless at Fort Tilden, where will the hipsters sunbathe and swim this summer? What beach is cool, but not trying too hard to seem cool? Populated with just enough locals to add authenticity, but not so many that hipsters can’t dominate the scene? Gentrified enough to sell gourmet street food? Or remote enough to have an unenforced BYOB policy?
Art, love, happiness, the Boatel in Far Rockaway. The best things are fleeting, like life itself.
The beloved, decrepit Boatel, comprising 23 boats that artists outfitted two years ago, is going away. At least the current, dingy but atmospheric incarnation of the Boatel is going away, according to DNAinfo. After Halloween, the art installation/cheap lodging at Marina 59 will be dismantled and the boats stripped down to their basic frames.
Anthony Weiner will unveil new facilities and projects at the Jamaica Bay Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area.
The FEMA Director of National Preparedness joins Tim Bishop at a Suffolk County Hurricane Preparedness Seminar at Brookhaven Town Hall.
The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials and Adolfo Carrion host a citizenship workshop at Read More
By sunrise on Sept. 11, 2002, one year after the towers fell, the crowds were already thick at Ground Zero. A strange carnival had descended on downtown overnight, depositing a sea of mourners, babies clad in red, white and blue, politicians and doughnut vendors. Bagpipers had marched in from all corners of the city, some Read More