Thousands Expected At City Beaches For July 4th WeekendWhether it's taking a stroll on the boardwalk, or hitting the beach, July 4th weekend kicked off on Coney Island. 
New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor SaysThe city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds.
NYC Beaches Will Open For Swimming On July 1, Mayor SaysOther ways to cool off, however, remain shuttered.
Fate Of NYC's Beaches, Pools Still Being Assessed; De Blasio Says 'We're Not There Yet'The mayor said he's still working on his plan for the summer, to include cooling with sprinklers in parks and cooling stations. 
New York City Council Issues Recommendations For Reopening BeachesArea residents have been allowed to go for walks on the beach, but any kind of gathering, or sports, or swimming is not permitted. 
Coney Island Beaches Open For Memorial Day Weekend... Sort Of...You will be able to walk on the boardwalk, walk on the sand, and even wade in the water this weekend but the city says no swimming.
Nassau Passes Law Banning Non-Residents From Using County Beach, Some Towns Announce New Social Distancing RulesLong Island officials say it's not a matter of "not in my backyard." It's a matter of health and safety. They cannot have city residents flooding limited beach space.
Long Island Beaches Going Resident-Only As New York City Keeps Its Beaches Shut For Memorial Day WeekendThe surf's up, and anger too, on Long Island, where beaches will be banned to New York City residents. 
LI State Park Beaches To Remain Open For Swimming Through WeekendSome state park beaches on Long Island will be open for swimming from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday due to the expected warm temperatures.
Multiple Suffolk County Beaches Closed To Bathing Due To BacteriaThe beaches will reopen when bacteria subsides to acceptable levels.
Woman Fundraising To Help All Families Afford Access To Jersey Shore BeachesThe Jersey Shore ocean front is becoming so expensive, many families who live just blocks away can't afford it.