On Saturday May 19th, the Rockaway Business Alliance will host #EatShopSurfRock, a digital scavenger hunt around the Rockaway peninsula to showcase Rockaway ConneX, a technology project funded by NYC SBS’s Neighborhood Challenge Grant. Participants will visit RBA member businesses, using their phones to engage with beacon and QR code technology to collect clues and treasure. […]
Beacons are coming!
In June of 2016, the Rockaway Business Alliance was awarded the Neighborhood Challenge Grant, a grant put out by SBS and EDC challenging community organizations to propose a technology solution to a commercial corridor challenge.The Rockaway Business Alliance was awarded $100,000 to institute Rockaway ConneX, a dual-faceted solution to Rockaways issues with connectivity. As part of Rockaway […]
“War of the Whipped Cream Roses”: Local Celebrity Couple Calls it Quits
Rockaway locals have been shocked to learn that, after a publicly very amicable marriage, two favorite local dessert places are splitting up: Fat Cardinal Bakery and Uncle Louie G’s have shared a space on Rockaway Beach Boulevard for almost two years, and apparently it’s not working out as well as we’ve been lead to believe. […]
Sigh. What to do on a rainy day in the Rockaways? For both residents and visitors alike, The Rockaways are all about the beach. Although a rainy day in surf-town can feel like a total waste of time, The Rockaways are full of hidden gems of places to kill time until the rain dissipates. From […]
Health and Wellness
Wellness of body AND mind is an important part of life in the Rockaways, and this is reflected in the variety of health and fitness options on the peninsula. Whether you’re looking for fun in the sun, or to mellow out and find some balance, there is a wealth of opportunities to break a sweat, […]