Boardwalk Phase II session & survey results tonight @ City Council 7pm

Remember those Boardwalk Phase II sessions we talked about back in August? (See –Boardwalk Phase II meeting – My Experience). Tonight we will be getting the results. Sustainable Long Island will be attending  [tonight’s] City Council Meeting to present the results of the Boardwalk Focus Groups and Online Surveys. The meeting takes place tomorrow (Tuesday, …

Boardwalk Phase II meeting – My Experience

(rendering of a possible bump-out w/shade, concessions, seating and bathrooms) Sustainable Long Island hosted three public meetings this week regarding the Phase II of our boardwalk. This phase concerns design elements, amenities (bathrooms!) and concessions. For those who weren’t able to attend, you can still participate via online survey:  [LINK]. This survey does not last forever, so take it …

Boardwalk Phase II Sessions are this Week!

Boardwalk Phase II Community Meetings 7:00-9:00pm : Aug. 18th: LB Public Library for Central City Residents Aug. 20th: West End Rec Center for West End Residents Aug. 21st: East Elementary School for East End Residents Take the survey if you haven’t already: This 20 Question survey is being administered to identify how people use the boardwalk and what amenities …

Nails, Tahoe, Boardwalk Phase II (updated)

I heard we are getting another nail salon in LB. I think we need more pizza and sports bars too (Long Beach really needs a vision). I keep hearing about a really expensive ($36,369) 2015 Chevy Tahoe. Is that for everybody? I would love to rent it, cruise the beach, speed and zig zag around like those other city-owned …

Bike Sharing racks will most likely go on the bump-outs [once they are made]

There seems to be a lot of conversation in this thread regarding the placement of the Social Bicycle kiosks on the boardwalk: Have no fear. “Obstructing the boardwalk” was a major concern at the Boardwalk Phase II meetings (BOARDWALK PHASE II MEETING – MY EXPERIENCE) and the city responded: “Keep activity and Kiosk queues out …

Some Boardwalk Bathroom Info

Public Works Commissioner Jim LaCarrubba gave us updates on part 1 of the Phase II: Boardwalk Reconstruction. He said that the funding is from public assistant grant money which will be  reimbursed by FEMA. Feedback for the bathrooms & other amenities came from the public focus group sessions that were conducted by Sustainable LI last summer (read: BOARDWALK PHASE II MEETING …

Residents are going ape shit over the cost of new boardwalk bathrooms

8 Million dollars for 5 bathrooms. That is 1.6 Million each and doesn’t even include tampon dispensers!  Funding is being provided through public assistance grant monies from FEMA, but geez, Eight freakin’ Million? These five bathrooms are going to be constructed on the north side of the boardwalk at Grand, National, Edwards, Riverside & Lincoln Blvds. Based on …