Food & Fun in Far Rockaway, NY

Given the vibrancy of Rockaway's artistic community, we figured that the cover of The Rockaway Summer Guide should feature the work of a local artist. To find the right piece, we asked several of our friends to help us. Thanks to Paula DiGioia, one of the Wave's graphic designers -- and author of "The Glorified Tomato" column -- James Dalid of the Rockaway Artists Alliance and our cartoonist Tom Kerr, we got a lot of entries. Finally, we selected "Monument for Fish" by…

St. John's Episcopal Hospital (SJEH) announced on May 20 that Del Joiner, Vice President, and Chief Quality Officer, has been awarded the United Hospital Fund's (UHF) Excellence in Health Care Award. The recognition signifies the enhancements in quality of care, patient safety, and patient experience that have taken place at SJEH since Jerry Walsh took the helm as Chief Executive Officer in mid-2015. "I am pleased…

A group effort on the part of Councilman Donovan Richards and NYC agency reps to shed light on the progress of $288 million of investments in Downtown Far Rockaway (DFR) saw residents relate their concerns to the large panel of government officials. An elaborate PowerPoint presentation narrated by the Economic Development Corporation's Assistant Vice President Erich Bilal at Challenge Preparatory Charter School was followed by questions…

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)
The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at LiveAid
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Moonlight (...
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For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)
A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk…

No matter what you think of how things ended on Game of Thrones, you're going to need some new tales of adventure to sweep you away now that the series is over. Even if you haven't been following the twists and turns of events in Westeros, these stories will draw you into rich fantasy worlds, full of drama, intrigue and magic. There are even dragons!

2019 marks the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman, America’s literary radical and great poet of democracy. New York will be enlivened by conversations about his brilliant work and his complicated, imperfect legacy.

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11:00 AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are provided, but feel free to bring your own!

“Everything I have done seem to me blank and suspicious. I doubt whether my greatest thoughts, as I supposed them are not shallow—and people will most likely laugh at me…I am filled with restlessness—I am incomplete.”

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