Maps

  • Elbow Bend: 30 Bars of Rockaway, 2016

    Elbow Bend: 30 Bars of Rockaway, 2016

    The annual accounting of Rockaway bars was a bit of a seesaw this year. Off the list for 2016: Pebble’s Pub and El Pasatiempo, which were both shuttered in early spring, and The BayHouse, which is still undergoing a total post-Sandy rebuild. However, we have seen the addition of the stunning new gastro-pub Community House,

  • Elbow Bend: Every bar in Rockaway, 2015

    Elbow Bend: Every bar in Rockaway, 2015

    Last year we chronicled the bar scene in Rockaway with the 24 Bars of Rockaway map. This year, with the return of stalwarts such as Kennedy’s, a newcomer in the Riis Park Beach Bazaar, as well as the inclusion of some fine Broad Channel watering holes, the bar count is up to 29. Below is

  • Elbow Bend: 24 Bars of Rockaway map

    Elbow Bend: 24 Bars of Rockaway map

    Whether you are looking for well-poured Guinness Stout, a frozen, or a thoughtfully curated wine list, there are plenty of options in Rockaway this summer. As of today, there are 24 bars open west of Beach 73rd Street. Check out the attached map to see where you can bend your elbow. Number 25 should be

  • Maps: Surf Shops and Schools in Rockaway

    Maps: Surf Shops and Schools in Rockaway

    The unofficial start of summer is only a week away. If you plan to come down to Rockaway to check out the waves, you may also want to check out these great local surf shops and surf schools on Google maps.