Friday, July 08, 2011

Rockaway Beach

We spent the Fourth of July holiday weekend locally in Brooklyn.  The city is very quiet on these long summer weekends, with lots of people retreating to beach or country homes.  

On the 4th, we took the A train to Rockaway Beach -- our first time there.  The area is getting a lot of attention lately with their Rockaway concessions, and no denying, 
that's what brought us out there.  We had a beautiful day all-around, though.  I doubt I'll ever get totally used to crowded beaches after growing up visiting the foggy beaches of the Oregon coast, but I am learning to appreciate this kind of beach life too.

a view of Rockaway Beach sun worshippers

from Rockaway concessions (top to bottom):
Ode to the Elephants veggie spring rolls; Rockaway Taco's "Cucs" (cucumbers, jicama and pickled mango in lime and chili flakes); Ode to the Elephants' Bangkok Burger

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