Sep. 15, 2023 By Ethan Marshall With Hurricane Lee churning its way to New England and Maritime Canada this weekend, the New York City Emergency Management Department issued an advisory to coastal New York City communities, warning them to be ready for potential coastal flooding and hazardous beach conditions, particularly in Jamaica Bay and The… Read More
Sep. 5, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann Closing out the unofficial end of summer, Far Rockaway residents were jamming to “Reggae on the Boardwalk” at the Rockaway Beach Amphitheatre at Shore Front Parkway at Beach 94th Street on Sept. 3. The event was part of the “Queens Live!” free concert series, presented by Queens Borough President Donovan Richards and produced in partnership with NYC Parks and the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College, celebrating the popular Jamaican genre. Ahead of the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York, DJs Sir Tommy, WiFiOG, Jah Earl, Baddamon, Amy Wachtel and… Read More
NYC Parks announced Thursday that six capital infrastructure projects on the Rockaway peninsula to upgrade parks, playgrounds and a performance space are already completed or in the final stages of construction and are expected to be open this summer.
Apr. 27, 2023 By Bill Parry In an effort to remedy the chronic workforce shortage that caused sporadic closures of city beaches and pools due to the lack of lifeguards, the city has reached a deal with District Council 37 on a new deal. NYC Parks Commissioner Sue Donoghue announced on April 25 that the… Read More