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Pricey Beach Bathrooms Set to Be Installed After Delay of More Than a Year

The shacks were under 24-hour guard while they sat on Beach 104th Street.

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NYC's Beach Attendance Jumped as Much as 140 Percent This Summer, City Says

Attendance was up 140 percent in Staten Island, 90 percent in The Bronx and 25 percent in Rockaway.

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Treasure Hunters Blame City Park Restrictions for Lack of Loot

Parks Department records show metal-detecting hobbyists didn't unearth any significant objects in 2013.

Belle Harbor »

Crime Surges 77 Percent in Rockaway Precinct Over Last Five Years

The 100th Precinct saw the jump, while the neighboring 101st Precinct saw a 47 percent spike.

Arverne »

Anthony Weiner Plans Rockaway Restaurant in Sandy Revival Effort

The area's former congressman hopes the eatery will bring healthy food and provide work training.

Rockaway Beach »

'Tanning Tables' Proposed for Rockaway Beach Boardwalk

The seating areas were ripped by community members over concerns about cancer and improper use.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Writer and Artist Team Up for Kids Book About Famed Whale Statue

Whalemina was in Rockaway for nearly two decades before being destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. 

Rockaway Beach »

INTERACTIVE MAP: See Where Rockaway's Boardwalk Wood Went After Sandy

The decades-old boardwalk was made from valuable tropical hardwoods that have been repurposed.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Ferry Service Stopping for Good This Fall Despite Activist Efforts

The move came as activists put an ad in an Italian newspaper chiding Mayor de Blasio.

Far Rockaway »

6 City Lifeguards Caught Smoking Pot, Officials Say

The lifeguards were caught in a car on the Fourth of July, officials said.

Rockaway Beach »

Normal Beach Access to Resume in Rockaway for July 4 Weekend

The beaches will be open and staffed for the first time this summer.

Midtown East »

What Happened in New York This Week: 8 Stories You Need to Read

Check out the quieter side of gay pride and see how your neighborhood stacks up on our tipping map.

Rockaway Beach »

Another Great White Caught Off Rockaway Beach

The fish was caught by 12-year-old Kai Jahrnes of Breezy Point, who was fishing with his family.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Ferry Gets Extension But No Long-Term Funding

The ride was allocated $2 million in the mayor's budget and will run through October.

Rockaway Beach »

VIDEO: Baby Great White Shark Caught Off Rockaway Beach

The fishermen reeled in the baby and saw another 10-footer. The shark was released.

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