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Bike Lane Markers Missing From Rebuilt Rockaway Boardwalk

Yellow bike lane markers included in city renderings haven't been added to the boardwalk.

Rockaway Beach »

Protesters With Signs Banished to 'Free Speech Zone' at De Blasio Event

Protesters were told to stand hundreds of feet away from Friday's unveiling of the Rockaway boardwalk.

New Dorp Beach »

Mayor De Blasio Approves Property Tax Relief for Sandy Victims

The bill, sponsored by Councilman Vincent Ignizio, was approved by the mayor.

Rockaway Beach »

Contractor Gets Extra $25M to Finish Rockaway Boardwalk on Time

The EDC asked for a total of $67.3 million for dunes, new access points and to pay for concrete planks. 

Red Hook »

NYCHA Gets $3B FEMA Grant to Rebuild Developments Affected By Sandy

The largest ever single FEMA grant will repair and fortify 33 NYCHA developments.

Far Rockaway »

City Paid $7M for Incomplete Work in Build It Back Program, Audit Says

The Comptroller's Office released an audit of the program and found it still had major flaws. 

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Taco Chef Splits Off to Open New Taco Joint Nearby

Andrew Field has been the chef of Rockaway Taco since it opened in 2007. 

Roxbury »

Local Opinion Not Enough on Fort Tilden Rehab, Parks Service Says

The Sandy-damaged beach will eventually undergo renovations to boost its resiliency.

Rockaway Park »

City Breaks Ground on New Rockaway Hockey Rink With Lights for Night Play

Crews will install new seating, water fountains and an electrical scoreboard, officials said.

Rockaway Beach »

'Surf's Up' Bus Shelter Artist Heartbroken by Possible Demolition

Esther Grillo, 61, spent six years turning downtrodden bus shelters into memorable pieces of art.

Rockaway Beach »

City Considers Demolishing Historic 'Surf's Up' Bus Shelter for New Park

The Parks Department's plan to rebuild a playground may require tearing down a piece of art.

Rockaway Beach »

INFOGRAPHIC: See How City is Spending $480 Million on Rockaway Boardwalk

FEMA has awarded a $480 million grant to rebuild the Rockaway boardwalk. 

Rockaway Beach »

FEMA Approves Nearly $500M Cash Infusion For Rockaway Boardwalk Rebuild

FEMA has approved $480 million for the project and is awaiting approval from the city and state.

Ocean Breeze »

Staten Island University Hospital Gets More Than $1M for Storm Protections

Senators Schumer and Gillibrand announced the federal funds for the hospital.