Posts Tagged ‘ boardwalk ’

JUST ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE

JUST ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE

It was a perfect weekend to visit a friend who lives in Rockaway Beach, Queens. She didn’t live here in October 2012 when Superstorm Sandy, a category 3 hurricane, hit this beach community. The storm did major damage to Cuba and the Bahamas before traveling up the Atlantic coastline¬†of the US. The high tide...

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CONEY ISLAND NEW YEAR’S DAY POLAR BEAR PLUNGE

CONEY ISLAND NEW YEAR’S DAY POLAR BEAR PLUNGE

The Coney Island Polar Bear Club was founded in 1903 and every New Year’s Day they sponsor a Polar Bear Plunge off the beach and into the Atlantic Ocean. It’s become a big deal in New York City with several hundred people taking the plunge while thousand of onlookers stand around to vicariously enjoy...

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ANOTHER DAY OF SUMMER

ANOTHER DAY OF SUMMER

The sky was a brilliant blue. A soft, cool breeze gently rustled the leaves of the geranium plants on our terrace. What a perfect day for a stroll along a boardwalk, and we  jumped on a subway to take the hour-long ride out to Coney Island. Wanting to be outside as much as possible,...

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