Surfside Twins

103-22 Rockaway Beach Boulevard,
Rockaway Park, NY 11693

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CJ1949 on December 5, 2018 at 11:16 pm

I have a poor photo of it from late 1997 and it was out of business at that time.

Tony on March 26, 2016 at 1:55 pm

The Jerry Lewis Theater was located at 103-22 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693. It rented a corner store front in a new mini mall. However, it only lasted a very short time when the “Surfside Twin” opened up and took over operations. Today the theaters are long gone. (Note: The above location map is incorrect)

RobertR on March 11, 2013 at 10:02 am

Still suprises me it closed with ZERO competition

Eaglo on March 10, 2013 at 6:12 pm

The Surfside was located in a modern strip-mall of stores which still stand.

RobertR on October 2, 2004 at 12:09 pm

Being the only theatre on the peninsula, I thought this place would have thrived.

Greenpoint on February 1, 2004 at 6:11 pm

As a little kid in the early 1980’s, me and my mom would take the A train out to see our relatives, who at the time lived in the Ocean Village houses at Beach 60th Street/Beach Channel Drive in Arverne-Rockaway Queens. Then when we got there Me, mom and all of the relatives would pile on the bus and go to see a movie at the Surfside Twin.Rockaway at that time still had an amusement park, shortly after crack burst upon the scene,that amusement park closed, the whole peninusla of Rockaway went on downward crime-driven spiral.