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Riis Park Beach Bazaar initial 2016 lineup

The Riis Park Beach Bazaar is back this summer, hosting a ton of free shows and events down at Rockaway Beach (16702 Rockaway Beach Blvd...

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Sean Blaise takes on Rockaways gentrification in ‘Che Guevara’

Rockaway, Queens rapper (and sometimes BV contributor) Sean Blaise is a founding member of the Strong Currents crew. He picked up some local buzz for his anti-gentrification anthem "Fuck Out the Rock," and last week he put out a new video/single, "Che G...

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Rockaway Arts Fest happening this summer; Patti Smith reading on opening day

Patti Smith in Austin in 2013 (more by Sarah Frankie Linder)

According to Gothamist, to commemorate the reopening of Fort Tilden--closed since Hurricane Sandy--the National Park Service, Rockaway Artists Alliance, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy and MoMa PS1 are teaming up to present the Rockaway Arts Fest, an event that will run from late June through Labor Day and feature work from local and "internationally acclaimed artists...

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Hyetal is here, playing 3 NYC shows this weekend; DJ Dodger Stadium made this week’s Warm Up mix

DOWNLOAD: DJ Dodger Stadium - Warm Up/FADER Mix (MP3)

This weekend, NYC label True Panther will be throwing a party on Rockaway Beach at the Playland Motel on Sun...

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Mike D spent his birthday helping out in Rockaway Beach

Mike D & Sam Talbot working a grill in the Rockaways (cheftalbot20)

Thanks to Richard Young for pointing us to this picture of Beastie Boy Mike D helping out on his 46th birthday in Rockaway Beach yesterday (11/20)...

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Help clean the Rockaways Saturday (with John Legend)

The Rockaways, post-Sandy (more by Gretchen Robinette)

THIS IS HAPPENING SATURDAY:Join We Care NYC, Reshma Saujani and our partners: Google, John Legend, New York Tech Meetup, Viacommunity, Uber, Popchips, Flavorpill, Enstitute, Levo League, Press Play Productions, Pencils of Promise, Agent of Change, LocalResponse, PlumAlley...

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Nor’easter approaches; Rockaway still needs us, as Anthony Weiner points out (info, pics, videos)

Jimmy McGovern, operations chief with New York City's Sanitation Department, is tasked with clearing what superstorm Sandy left smashed onto the streets of this neighborhood, where he has lived for the last 20 years...

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The Rockaways devastated by Hurricane Sandy (you can help); Vast Aire playing benefit in Brooklyn on Saturday

Standing in front of his sister's severely damaged property on 137th and Cronston, 44-year-old Thomas Callahan, whose home and business had both been flooded out, was asked when he expected power to return...

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Idiots film music video outside at Rockaway Beach in Hurricane Sandy (video)

At least they realize they're idiots. Don't try this at home...

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Dom playing free show @ Rockaway Beach Sunday —- dates & more Pier 54 pics

Dom, who played a free show at Pier 54 with Deer Tick earlier this month, is headlining a free show at Rockaway Beach AT PUBLIC ASSEMBLY (moved due to rain) on Sunday (today, 8/21)...

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