Breezy Point post-Sandy


IMG_1819The last remaining embers of the terrible fire in the wedge area of Breezy Point have been extinguished, the waters are slowly starting to recede, and assistance has arrived. John Timmons, whose family has owned the landmark beach bar The Sugar Bowl for 38 years, has vowed to rebuild. And the residents of this tight-knit community will undoubtedly rebuild their homes stronger than ever.

Publishing these photos always feels a bit ghoulish, but what happened was historic in scope and nature, and needs to be documented. Stay with us as we track the rebuilding of Breezy Point and all of Rockaway over the coming months.

Breezy Point post-Sandy on flickr