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Best Day Trip To A Semi-Nude Beach


To reach BREEZY POINT BY BICYCLE, head down Ocean Parkway, the oldest urban bike path in America. Resist the temptation to throw down at Coney Island (there’s smoother sand ahead). Pedal on down Neptune Avenue, past the Russian mobsters and the fishmongers, along the Belt Parkway bike path, over Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge. You’re in another world—a world free from tan lines. Your bike affords prime access to stretches of Near Rockaway Beach, where a thong is as modest as the beachwear gets. And if anyone hassles you about your skin show, tell him you’ll take his sartorial suggestions after he’s hauled ass all the way out from the city.