Posts Tagged: Culture

  • The Little Free Library

    The Little Free Library

    There are only two Little Free Library locations in all of Queens, and both of the book lenders are located in Rockaway. The neighborhood kiosks are designed on the honor system of “take a book, return a book.” Suzanne Riggs of Neponsit was motivated to help recycle books, as well as to spark some neighborliness

  • The Palms in Rockaway is open

    The Palms in Rockaway is open

    The Palms, a new dining, shopping and event space in Rockaway, has officially opened this evening. Billed as a space for “spirited community exchanges,” the formerly dilapidated lot on Beach 96th Street was transformed into a lush oasis lined with palm trees. Founded by David Selig, of Rockaway Taco, and Amy Morris and Anna Polonsky

  • Your favorite Rockaway movies

    Your favorite Rockaway movies

    The recent release of the insufferable, hipster-caper Fort Tilden had us asking, what other movies were filmed in Rockaway? According to a location search on IMDb, there aren’t very many major releases. We should, however, do some introspection on why most of them are coming-of-age movies. Here then, are your favorite Rockaway movies: No Looking

  • Rockaway arrives in London

    Rockaway arrives in London

    Well it didn’t take very long for Rockaway to turn into a brand. With the opening of Far Rockaway Shoreditch in the heart of hipster London, our urban beach culture has gone global. Opened by former New York resident George Dowling in October 2013, Far Rockaway Shoreditch is an “American style bar and restaurant inspired