Best Places to Enjoy a Picnic

Best Places to Enjoy a Picnic

In honor of National Picnic Day on April 23, grab your favorite picnic basket and fill it with delicious finger foods, sandwiches, and beverages for a picture-perfect day in Rockaway Beach. Whether you’re under the trees, next to the water, or on the beach, picnics...
Rockaway Beach’s Titanic: The Emily G Reed

Rockaway Beach’s Titanic: The Emily G Reed

After a tumultuous winter, one of Rockaway Beach’s oldest and rarely-seen residents decided to make herself known for the first time in nearly a decade. The remnants of the Emily G. Reed, a 215-foot sailing vessel that ran aground 109 years ago was made visible nearly...
Adventures this Spring Break

Adventures this Spring Break

Spring Break is nature’s way of letting you blow of a little steam before summer hits. It’s a chance to hit the breeze, stop and smell the roses and relax for the sake of relaxing. If you’re planning a trip to Rocakway Beach this Spring Break, don’t forget to try some...
A hotdog you can eat in the rain!

A hotdog you can eat in the rain!

It was Labor Day Weekend, 1939. Husband and wife George and Versa Boyington were running their hotdog stand on the beach, selling juicy hot dogs to tourists and locals alike. It was a simple yet fun way to make a living. There was only one problem: when the rain came,...
Tide pooling this Spring in Rockaway Beach

Tide pooling this Spring in Rockaway Beach

Minus tides during the Spring offer some of the richest, most vibrant tide pooling opportunities all year long. These rare pockets of time do not last long, but are worth exploring the intertidal communities that thrive between the shore and the ocean. The very best...
Beachcombing in Rockaway Beach

Beachcombing in Rockaway Beach

Whether you’re already an avid beachcomber, or you just like to stroll along the coast line and get your feet wet, everyone loves finding those little gems that wash ashore on the beach. It could be sea shells, agates, beach glass or something else entirely. Here are...

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