Friends of Rockaway Beach

Beach Community Hard Hit By Superstorm Sandy Continues To Recover

Group Rallies For A Full New Boardwalk In The Rockaways

A rally was held Sunday urging the New York City Parks Department to pick up the pace in replacing the Rockaway Beach boardwalk that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

05/19/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rockaway Residents To City: Rebuild Our Beaches

Residents of Rockaway Beach descended on City Hall in Lower Manhattan Saturday, demanding that their beaches be rebuilt right now.

03/23/2013

Demand the Sand Rally Dec. 2, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Of Rockaways Residents Hold ‘Demand The Sand’ Rally For Better Storm-Proofing

The rally was held on Beach 86th Street in the Rockaways, where the devastation is still apparent more than a month after Sandy hit.

12/02/2012

Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on Nov. 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rockaway Beach Replenishment Advocates Call For Rock Jetties, Call It ‘No Brainer’ Line Of Defense

Advocate John Cori said he thinks the jetties helped spare the community of Arverne By The Sea and its boardwalk.

11/27/2012