2015

  • Anna Bow now open on RBB

    Anna Bow now open on RBB

    Anna Bow joined the Restaurant Row lineup this week with their grand opening adjacent to the old Rockaway Taco space. The coffee shop will be open seven days a week, starting at 7am. Their menu (photo below) includes breakfast burritos, salads, sandwiches as well as coffee, juice and smoothies. Location: 95-19 Rockaway Beach Boulevard

  • Bicycle Shops in Rockaway

    Bicycle Shops in Rockaway

    In summertime, the vehicle of choice for Rockaway residents is the bicycle. There is no easier way to get around the peninsula while enjoying the ocean breeze. There are two full-service bicycle shops to meet all your needs, including sales of new and refurbished bikes, as well as repairs, parts and accessories. Paul’s Bicycle Shop

  • Surf shops and schools, 2015 edition

    Surf shops and schools, 2015 edition

    Rockaway is home to the only official surfing beach in New York City, and probably the only surfing beach in the world accessible by subway. If you want to catch a wave, or need any beach related gear, there are a number of great surf shops and schools, and you can find a map of

  • Summer 2015: Concessions guide

    Summer 2015: Concessions guide

    Rockaway’s beach concessions have become of hotbed of activity in the summer. Hosting a wide variety of restaurants, the concessions have covered seating areas, restrooms, and typically feature live music and entertainment on the weekends. Opening date is May 15th this year. Beach 17th Street is the home of DredSurfer Grill. In addition to the

  • The Sugar Cube will reopen in May

    The Sugar Cube will reopen in May

    The beloved Sugar Cube will be back for a third summer, according to an announcement this week from the Breezy Point Co-Op. Plans to rebuild the Sugar Bowl, the popular oceanfront bar destroyed in Hurricane Sandy, have been delayed until autumn of 2015. The bar has been operating temporarily out of a retrofitted shipping container,

  • Signs of spring: Rockapulco Run schedule announced

    Signs of spring: Rockapulco Run schedule announced

    The Rockapulco Run club has announced their 2015 running calendar:   Saturday, March 21, 2015 9am St. Patrick’s Day 10 miler Saturday, April 11, 2015 9am spring 15 miler Saturday, May 9, 2015 9am Mother’s Day Half Marathon Sunday, June 21, 2015 8:30am Father’s Day 15 miler Saturday, July 11, 2015 8am Firecracker 10 miler