A new exotic meat store in that Oceanside shopping center on the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Long Beach Road? No. Just to avoid any confusion, I am almost 99.9999% sure this has to do with that Netflix show that is being filmed: Maniac, starring Jonah Hill and Emma Stone.
“From the windy Long Beach boardwalk, you may one day be able to see the wind at work, lowering energy costs.”
How do you folks feel about the wind power proposal? You can read more about it here at CBS: Long Island Community Divided Over Offshore Wind Energy Site Proposal
I have a great idea for power: Why don’t we put solar panels on that garbage dump in Oceanside? Right now we’re spending a fortune cutting the grass and oiling the Canada Goose eggs on that mound. That heap of buried garbage is exposed to the sun all day. Solar panels seem like a no-brainer, no?
Hey NY State, please don’t make the same mistakes the Town of Hempstead and Nassau County keep doing. Do this right. Make sure there’ a save passage for cyclists and pedestrians. What about a little platform for those guys who love to fish by the dump?
This construction sounds like it’s going to be terrible for commuting, but if the money is there, we need to take it.
We all know what happened to Waldbaum’s in Long Beach (it’s now Stop & Shop), but what about Oceanside? Newsday has a nifty status map for all the Waldbuam’s/A&P stores which gives up-to -date info on the status of Consumer Reports least favorite supermarket.
We all heard the rumor about Uncle Giuseppe’s taking over the Oceanside location. There is no COMING SOON on their website, so as of now that’s just a rumor. According to the Newsday map, nothing seems to be happening anyway, so consider this post to be a giant waste of space.
The Oceanside Rotary Club is hosting its 11th Annual Art Heyman Memorial Tip-Off Classic on December 4. For the first time, the Long Beach High School Girls and Boys varsity basketball teams are participating. The proceeds from the event go to college-bound seniors from Long Beach and Oceanside High schools. We hope you can join us for this fun and worthwhile event.
Endless Summer Volleyball
3580 Oceanside Rd
Oceanside, NY 11572
NATHAN’S IS BACK IN OCEANSIDE!
Nathan’s Famous opened its second restaurant on Long Beach Road in Oceanside in 1959, proudly serving Nathan’s fans for generations. Today, Nathan’s in Oceanside has moved a short distance away to 2807 Long Beach Road. The newly opened Nathan’s features a state-of-the-art interior complete with comfortable seating areas, TVs and of course a full menu of their world famous beef hot dogs, crinkle cut French fries and other famous favorites such as burgers, cheesesteaks, chicken and even Arthur Treacher’s fish and chips. Stop by today! [LINK]
My childhood memories belong to Nunley’s which was in Baldwin, but does anybody remember when the Oceanside Nathan’s looked like this?
Below are more images from a reader named Doug, who adds: Before it was Nathan’s of Oceanside it was the Roadside Rest. The Roadside Rest was opened in 1921 by Leon Shor and Murray Hadfield, It became Nathan’s in 1959. Here are a couple of photos from the Roadside Rest days.
“The plans call for the demolition of the diner, at 2756 Long Beach Road, and the construction of a bank in its place. [LINK Oceanside is losing businesses.]
Do you people not eat anymore? That’s a fantastic diner!! Ugh… so sad. Well, if you read that article, it looks like Long Beach might gain a bakery.
Hey folks, please sign this petition to Preserve the Town of Hempstead’s Marine Nature Study Area in Oceanside, which was damaged initially during Hurricane Irene and later from Superstorm Sandy. The facilities of this Town of Hempstead Preserve are in dire need of repair and reconstruction to return this Long Island environmental gem to its pre-storm condition. Continue reading Preserve the Town of Hempstead’s Marine Nature Study Area [SIGN THE PETITION!]
The other day I did an article about bike lanes on Park Avenue in Long Beach where I briefly mentioned the Complete Streets-concept (read –Are Bike Lanes on Park Avenue even possible?). I was originally going to write more, especially on how every Long Island township, with the exception of the Town of Hempstead (TOH) were on board with Complete Streets. Newsday is reporting that the TOH are making steps to finally make it happen:
“The Hempstead Town board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a policy that would consider safety and convenient access for all users of town roads — including people in cars, on foot, on bicycles and on buses — in the design, construction and revamping of town streets. The towns of North Hempstead, Babylon, Islip, Brookhaven and Southampton already have adopted similar policies. (Source – Hempstead to vote on road design policy)
Of course people who left comments for that article have no [insert bad curse word] clue. This does not mean that every single street will be retrofitted into a Complete Street over night. It simply means that when it’s time to redesign/renovate a road, Complete Streets will be considered.
“OMG, IT’S GOING TO COST US SO MUCH $$$$$$$”
Yeah, because white paint is soooooooooo expensive.
Get a life. Safer streets are a priority as far as I’m concerned.
(sorry, just cranky)
Why does this matter to us in Long Beach since we’re not in the Town of Hempstead? Well, all of our neighboring towns (Atlantic Beach, Oceanside, Island Park, Harbor Island, Barnum Island, Lido Beach and Point Lookout) are. Austin Blvd in Island Park, which is especially dangerous for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists, is apparently undergoing a traffic study. Let’s hope they make it a safer road and not just pour new blacktop. (read – A Safer Austin Boulevard?)
I think we all pretty much agree how bicycling on Lido Blvd in Lido Beach should be safer. The current design, even with those new medians, actually makes me drive my car faster. That road would have benefited tremendously with Complete Streets. As of now, the only safe way to ride your bike there is on the sidewalk which is against the law.