Friends of Shady Park

LIC’s Shady Park reopens following Sandy repairs
LIC’s Shady Park reopens following Sandy repairs
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 9/07/2013 at 10:18AM

The first phase of restoring the beloved “Shady Park” back to its former glory has been completed. The Parks Department began repairs in June at Andrews Grove, located on 49th Avenue between 5th Street and Vernon Boulevard in LIC, after the park was left with significant damage from Sandy. Play equipment, safety surfaces and fencing [...]

Restoration underway at LIC’s Shady Park following Sandy damage
Restoration underway at LIC’s Shady Park following Sandy damage
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 6/21/2013 at 12:09PM

After massive damage from Sandy, repairs are underway for the beloved Long Island City site known as “Shady Park” for its signature tall trees. Andrews Grove, located on 49th Avenue between 5th Street and Vernon Boulevard, had significant damage to its play equipment, safety surfaces, fencing and immense trees. Since Sandy, a large portion of [...]

Long Island City park secures funding for Sandy repairs
Long Island City park secures funding for Sandy repairs
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 4/19/2013 at 11:07AM

A beloved Long Island City park, nicknamed “Shady Park” for its signature tall trees, will finally regain some of the shade Sandy took away. Working together with the Friends of Shady Park — a group of neighbors advocating for the repair of Andrews Grove Playground – Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer’s office has secured $10,000 in [...]