Thursday, August 1, 2013
A surfer runs out of the water after an early morning session at Rockaway Beach on July 31, 2013 in the Queens borough of New York City. Despite the structural and community setbacks due to Superstorm Sandy, the beach along the Rockaways is experiencing large crowds and renewed investment this summer. Numerous new restaurants have emerged and most old establishments damaged by flooding have re-opened.
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