Posts Tagged: Surfing

  • Surf shops and schools, 2016 edition

    Surf shops and schools, 2016 edition

    Rockaway is home to the only official surfing beaches in New York City: Beach 67th-Beach 69th Street, as well as Beach 87th-92nd Streets. The growing popularity of surfing as an urban sport draws more visitors to our beaches each year. If you want to catch a wave, or need any beach related gear, there are

  • Grand opening: Station RBNY

    Grand opening: Station RBNY

    Add Station RBNY to the list of destination surf and skate shops in Rockaway. Owned by local surfer Nigel Louis and paddle boarder Andrew Dima (of A-Team Paddleboarding), Station has a large selection of surf and skateboarding gear. There is also a good mix of apparel and footwear so local residents don’t have to leave

  • Grand Opening: Uncle Sam’s Surf & Surplus

    Grand Opening: Uncle Sam’s Surf & Surplus

    Uncle Sam’s Surf & Surplus has opened in Rockaway Beach, bringing a new Army & Navy twist to the traditional surf shop. Run by an ebullient Lou Harris and Danielle Huber, the shop carries a wide selection of camouflage apparel and camping gear, as well as Union Surfboards. The store is a fashion offshoot of

  • 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

  • Rockstock and Barrels Festival

    Rockstock and Barrels Festival

    The 8th Annual Rockstock and Barrels Festival is scheduled for June 28, 2014. The festival was founded in 2006 as a way to celebrate Rockaway’s surf and skate culture.  In addition to a surfing contest, the festival includes art, clothing and food vendors. Festivities start at 10am at Beach 90th Street, with live music from

  • 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.

  • YORK SURF at the Brooklyn Surf Flea

    This weekend is the first annual http://brooklynsurfflea.com/, which will feature surf and ocean oriented vendors, as well as some local foodies and DJ Albert Shelton (http://artdoxa.com/nastyalbert). One of the featured vendors is Adlin, a jewelry designer and founder of York Surf (http://www.etsy.com/shop/YORKSURF). Q. Tell me a little bit about yourself A. I grew up in