Jacob Riis Park
Police and fire crews had to rescue four people from the water at Jacob Riis Park beach in the Rockaways Monday evening.
Construction rigs for a natural gas pipeline have been set up on the ocean, and they are not going anywhere for a while. And the project is making waves.
The three-mile pipeline would run from the Atlantic Ocean beneath Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways and under Jamaica Bay to Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field.
There are two beaches in Queens that are very different and there used to be a clear division between them.