Food & Fun in Far Rockaway, NY

The traditional sound of the djembe along with the classical sound of the violin. The rhythms of Haiti combined with the exotic Afro sounds of Colombia with an urban twist from Brooklyn. StringsNskins takes you on a journey through the African Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean. The high energy sets include traditional dances, songs in English, Spanish, and Haitian creole, and the message of unity. Dance lessons are at 6:30 pm, band starts at 7 pm.

Dozens of Kings County jitterbugs cut a rug as a swing band played tunes outside of Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch on Wednesday at the first of five boogies the book lender is hosting this season.

All ages welcome!
歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間
All ages are welcome.

On June 26, Congressman Gregory Meeks will have to fight off Democratic primary challengers Mizan Choudhury and Carl Achille to run for re-election this November. Mizan Choudhury, an IT professional, says he understands what's needed to do a better job in Congress. "As a parent of two young children in our public schools, I understand that education is the key to securing our futures." said Choudhury. "As an activist and community leader, I understand the issues that we face every day as a…

1) Some art pieces by JASA's art teacher, Ludmila Vaynberg. Photos By Vanessa Vasquez Highlights from some hidden talents were on display June 14 at JASA's Brookdale Village Senior Center on Beach 19th Street. Ludmila Vaynberg, who is the art teacher at the senior center, came across various paintings she worked on in the past and with the help of JASA's project director, Viktoriya Krugolets and staff, an art show was born. The teacher's work inspired others to show off their creativity as…

The Wave recently spoke with Marissa Bernowitz, executive administrator and community liaison with Queens Law Associates, about her work on the peninsula. She began her community outreach work after Hurricane Sandy, where she volunteered with We Care New York's Rockaway chapter. Through her efforts on the ground, she met Laurie Vino of Queens Law Associates, who offered her a position as an outreach liaison. Bernowitz said…

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. www.dragqueenstoryhour.org/

What's "fake news?" Often, it's a report people don't like. Worse, the more complex an issue, the less likely it is to break through with any readership. For politicians and advocacy groups, simple messaging is the goal; if it fits on a bumper sticker, or in a headline, that works. Well, we don't have that luxury in news, and these last few weeks, we've seen how folks can get upset with a story, and try to refute its authenticity. The Wave's Ralph Mancini's…

The newly formed Queens RAIL and WAY Task Force is working towards creating a solution on how to use the abandoned Rockaway Beach Line. The Queens RAIL and WAY Task Force ("Task Force") is a newly formed, ad hoc group of community stakeholders who want to see the old Rockaway Beach Branch right-of-way (ROW) used to expand rail transportation AND provide more parkland. The immediate goal of the Task Force is to work with the MTA and the Queens community to reestablish this…

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill will have a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting on April 28 from noon to 4 p.m. at 180 Cobb Parkway South, Suite 240

Toronto's long-running search for the best Jamaican patty outside of Jamaica could finally come to an end this year when Golden Krust expands into ...