The Astoria Park Alliance
has been working with the DOT to plan three consecutive Sundays (August 4, 11, 18) of street closures on Shore Blvd in Astoria. Shore Blvd is the lone street between Astoria Park and the East River waterfront. Shore Fest shall highlight Shore Blvd's potential as a grand connection between the neighborhood's signature park and the fabulous waterfront views.
The Astoria Park Shore Fest includes extensive coordination with Green Shores NYC, Partnership for Parks and the Department of Transportation. This year, two of the communites brightest stars, We Heart Astoria and Build It Green, will bring their unique sensibilities to the event. August 4th is We Heart Astoria Food Fest, August 11 is Build it Green Day. Shore Fest is an NYC Dept. of Transportation Sponsored Temporary Pedestrian Street.It will include educational activities, live music, and food-tastings with various neighborhood restaurants. Additional support is coming from the NYC Dept of Parks.
All events are FREE so come out and join the fun!
WHEN YOU COME TO THE EVENT, YOU WILL SEE PATCHES OF GRASS LAiD OUT ON SHORE BOULEVARD. WE WILL BE GIVING THIS FRESH, PREMIUM SOD AWAY AT THE END OF THE EVENT, ALL THREE DAYS, FOR FREE!
PLEASE GO TO THE CONTACT PAGE AND LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING HOME FREE SOD. WE WILL GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU AND WORK OUT THE DETAILS .
SPECIAL THANKS TO FOOD FOR VOLUNTEER DONORS: ALBA'S PIZZA, BUON APPETIT, PORTO BELLO, ROCCO'S PIZZA, BROOKLYN BAGEL, LAST STOP PIZZA, BEST YET MARKET, AND COSCO