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July 2

Second Section Of New, Resilient Rockaway Boardwalk Opens For The July Fourth Holiday Weekend

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, announces that the second section of new construction on the Rockaway Beach boardwalk will open to the public this Friday, July 3, in time for the holiday weekend. Phase 2 of the construction project spans from Beach 97 Street to Beach 107...

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