Tag Archives: Rockaway Beach


    September 10, 2006

    In the 80s, Tony Carey sang about “The First Day of Summer,” and I thought since this was the last day of summer, with forecasters saying this is the last 85-degree day for awhile, to seek out Rockaway Park and Rockaway Beach…former Playland and present Irish Riviera. Rockaway, depending on what translation is used, means “sandy place” or “place […]

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