Urban Beaches

Cute Alert: A Seal Hits Rockaway Beach

We may have the Polar Vortex to thank for its adorable appearance on the shores of Queens.

A Sharp New Look for New York City Beach Signs

Redesigned signage is serving a critical role in post-Sandy coastal wayfinding.

How to Protect the Rockaways From Another Sandy

A community bands together to call for change, but it's not clear what exactly needs to be done.

The Fun Is Real But the Beach Is Not

Urban beaches offer the pleasures of the seaside without the cost of getting there.