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Far Rockaway

  1. very sad things
    911 Dispatchers Suspended Over Delayed Response to Deadly FireAn ambulance did not arrive on the scene until 21 minutes after the first 911 call.
  2. very sad things
    FDNY Looking Into Slow Response to Deadly Far Rockaway FireIt took 21 minutes for EMS teams to arrive.
  3. hurricane sandy
    Ruins, Rumors, and Resilience in RockawayAssessing the damage along the peninsula.
  4. daring beach rescues
    Dolphin Rescued After Washing Ashore in Far Rockaway Dies [Updated] Sadly, the dolphin didn’t make it.
  5. scene stealers
    Rockaway Beach Street Style Scenes from the last summer weekend at Rockaway Beach.
  6. serious topics
    The Times Is Taking Notes on Your Beach Drivel“I was, like, I really want to get eyelash extensions.”
  7. Health Concerns
    Lawsuit: Woman Found Dog Tooth in Her Chinese FoodHow did an apparent canine tooth end up in a Rockaway woman’s fried rice?
  8. What to Eat
    Rockaway Taco: It’s Not Hard, Not Far to Reach (Unless You Get There Late)A locavore taco shack (and Italian-ice spot) in the Rockaways.
  9. Closings
    Summer Bummer: Rockaway Lobster House Loses the LobstersThe Rockaways’ outdoor institution will soon be a plain old bar and grill.
  10. Mediavore
    American Reclaims World Hot-Dog Record; Bruni Calls Out SietsemaAt a Nathan’s hot-dog-eating contest qualifier in Phoenix, American Joey Chestnut shatters the world record set by Takeru “the Tsunami” Kobayashi. [NYP] In a rare critic-on-critic showdown, Frank Bruni comes down hard on Il Brigante, whose pizza the Voice’s Robert Sietsema called “the city’s most perfect evocation of the true Naples style.” Hardly, Bruni says. “Nothing about this pizza argued strongly for a trip outside your own neighborhood.” [Diner’s Journal/NYT] Related: New Restaurant Not Just for Lonely Mountain People [Grub Street] A critical roundup of the city’s lobster rolls decrees Ed’s Lobster Bar “the world’s best.” [NYP] Related: Consider the Lobster Roll [NYM]
  11. neighborhood watch
    Cleaning Up the Lower East Side Brooklyn Heights: Fishs Eddy is closing, but not until they sell everything in the store for 75 percent off. [Brooklyn Heights Blog] Carroll Gardens: Brooklyn Yoga canceled its early-morning class. Where else to do the cobbler’s pose at dawn? [A Brooklyn Life] Far Rockaway: Next time your cell phone dies at JFK, charge it in the terminal and thank Samsung. [NewYorkology] Flatiron: Crayola-makers Binney and Smith have left the city for good. [Crazy Fingers via Blog Chelsea] Lower East Side: It’s amazing what a little power washing can do. [Trevor Little via Gothamist] Prospect Lefferts Gardens: What does rent control look like? Photos of Patio Gardens. [Sensei Oddsox via Across the Park]