Out of sight out of mind!
That seems to be what NYC Parks is counting on from the people of Rockaway when it concerns about the desolate and barren stretch of Shore Front Parkway.
From Beach 86th Street to Beach 108th Street, what stands today is just overgrown weeds instead of parks and playgrounds. We've grown so accustomed to seeing weeds instead of parks and playgrounds along Shore Front Parkway that I may make a motion at the next CB 14 meeting to change the name to "Shore Front WEEDway" instead of "PARKway."
Those who may have arrived on our 11-mile slice of heaven for the first time in the past four-and-a-half years, may not know that the mile long stretch of weeds on the south side of Shore Front Parkway was once essentially the