July 18, 2016

For years I have heard the string of destination, "This is an A train to Far Rockaway/JFK Airport," crackle through crusty subway speakers or felt the disappointment of a Lefferts A rolling up to the platform, forcing me to adjust my beach commute accordingly. 

JFK play...

June 14, 2016

Summer has finally sunk in, which means for the next few months, I will be three things: at the beach, at a show or in the park. God willing, two or even three of those can happen simultaneously! This week was a great kickoff with my favorite music fest taking over nor...

April 29, 2016

This is your Taco PSA: TACOWAY BEACH is opening early for the summer!


As of today, the best fish tacos period are just a train ride and a beach away.



302 Beach 87th street (out back of the Surf Club)
Rockaway Beach NY 11693




March 29, 2016

I have a co worker with whom I regularly discuss passions. Hers: trees, leaves and all things outdoors. Mine: beach, beach, beach (to be reductive). She asked me recently, 'Kimmy, why don't you just move to California?' My reply, 'Because I live here.'

This is a self-...

March 10, 2016

At 6:00am on March 22, 2012, I had an epiphany and moved to Rockaway beach. Okay, not that very day, but the summer that followed traces back to that moment. The Aha happened on a sunrise commute to my Upper West Side coffee shop job. Journal says: "3/22/12 Great ideas...

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