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Rockaway Beach »

PODCAST: Rockaway Gets Ready for Beach Season With New Boardwalk

In each episode you'll hear a conversation with one of our beat reporters then a story from their beat.

Coney Island »

Keep Beaches Open Through End of September, City Council Urges Parks Dept

City council members are pushing for a bill to extend the city's beach and pool season. 

Coney Island »

VIDEO: Thousands Brrrrave Frigid Water for Coney Island Polar Bear Swim

More than 2,500 people swam in the ocean for the New Year's Day tradition, organizers said. 

South Beach »

See Who Was Hanging Out at South Beach This Weekend

Sunbathers at Staten Island's South Beach stopped for a photo and a chat.

Coney Island »

City Lifts No-Swim Advisory at Five Public Beaches

A day after finding the water had high levels of contamination, officials lifted the warning Thursday.

Pelham Parkway »

See Who Was Hanging Out at Orchard Beach This Weekend

Portraits of a sunny day in Orchard Beach, Bronx's only public beach

Inwood »

2 Chainz and Fabolous to Visit La Marina July 4 Weekend, but No Nicki Minaj

Event organizers said Nicki Minaj would host an event but the superstar called the claim "fraudulent."

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.

Brooklyn Heights »

Beach, Playground and Basketball Courts Open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Piers 2 and 4 officially opened Thursday afternoon in the parks near Brooklyn Heights.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockabus Cancels Summer 2014 Service to Prep for Expansion

The beach shuttle has run from Brooklyn to the popular Queens beach since 2012.

Brooklyn Heights »

Bocce and Shuffleboard Coming to Pier 2 This Week

Piers 2 and 4 of Brooklyn Bridge Park will officially open on May 22.

East Harlem »

Vintage Photos of Coney Island Shown for First Time

Aaron Rose took a series of photographs in Coney Island from 1961 to 1963.

Rockaway Beach »

Despite Overcast Skies, New Yorkers Enjoy Labor Day at Rockaway Beach

New Yorkers flocked to Rockaway Beach this Labor Day weekend.

Coney Island »

Castles and Creatures Take Shape at the Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest

Coney Island hosted the 23rd annual sand sculpture competition, drawing huge crowds to the beach.

Tompkinsville »

What to See and Do This Summer on Staten Island

DNAinfo New York offers tips on making lasting memories in Staten Island.