The Parks & Beautification Committee meets with community residents to discuss the needs of our community’s parks and how to beautify/maintain our neighborhood.

Any inquiries or concerns pertaining to our committee, please contact the board office or email us at parksnbeauty[at]


Commerce meetings typically occur monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm and are held in the Board’s office.


Ensuring our neighborhood’s improvement and preservation for years to come.


  • Attend Our Winter Celebration - Join us for our 1st annual Winter Celebration! Taking place at Paerdegat Park beginning at 6:00pm, children will be treated to Carols, Spoken Word, Activities, Treats and a Gift.
  • Fall Leaf Collection Returns - Help DSNY turn your leaves into compost for NYC street trees and community gardens instead of letting leaves rot in a landfill. CB 17 neighborhoods will receive special DSNY leaf collection services.