"There was a real intimacy and a real beauty in the way people were interacting with each other on the beaches that is not quite the same at a city park or on the subway."
You may not be able to take immediate advantage of Hot Vax Summer, but you will soon.
And all 48 public pools will open June 26th. But mask and social distancing guidelines will still be in place.
These tiny and adorable shorebirds make their home at beaches in the Rockaways, Jacob Riis, and Fort Tilden.
"There's going to be a lot of things to make sure we hold onto the progress we've made on health care, but it'll all be worth it, and it'll help our kids have a better summer."
The long-awaited announcement, just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, comes after the mayor was criticized for first closing the beaches to the public, then only allowing walking or passive recreation.
Memorial Day Weekend serves as the unofficial start of summer, but things were on the quieter side this weekend at Rockaway Beach, Orchard Beach and Coney Island.
The New York City Council issued a set of recommendations to open beaches safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you’re one of the many New Yorkers who have contributed to the city’s biking boom over the past few months, but hesitate at the thought of more than a few miles in the saddle, here’s some tips to get you out there.
Beach season, like so many other aspects of life in the city right now, promises to be weird and possibly non-existent this summer.
Federal mandates generally require public access to beach sites that have used federal funding -- as most of the Superstorm Sandy-devastated coastline of Long Island has done with Army Corp of Engineers projects.
Towns along the Jersey Shore will reopen their beaches in time for Memorial Day but will have to limit capacity and enforce social distancing rules, Governor Phil Murphy announced Thursday.
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