Welcome to the Briarwood Action Network!

What We're All About

The Briarwood Action Network (BAN!) is a neighborhood civic group dedicated to improving
the quality of life in Briarwood, Queens.

The Briarwood Action Network is a Briarwood community organization committed to
providing a forum for the diverse members of the community to inform and express
themselves on the full range of issues affecting Briarwood. We host informational
meetings on a variety of topics, we rally our neighbors together for beautification and
improvement of the community, we bring community needs to officials and representatives
and we bring officials and representatives to the community. We love Briarwood and work
tirelessly to build a stronger community.

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***As part of the Kew Gardens Interchange Project work in Briarwood:

  • A traffic pattern change on Queens Blvd will go into effect on
    Thursday, November 5th, after the evening rush hour (weather
    permitting) and will last for approximately one year.

  • The Briarwood subway entrance on the South side of Queens Blvd
    will be closed for a year beginning the afternoon of Thursday,
    November 5, 2015.

Click here to read the entire NYS DOT Notice.
    BAN's 4th Annual Toy Drive
    To benefit the Briarwood Family Residence
    A non-profit organization providing temporary housing
    for over 90 families

BAN will be collecting New, Unwrapped toys
From November 16 – December 14

If you would like to donate a New, Unwrapped Toy,
Email BAN at

Or bring your toy donation to Briarwood Library on
Saturday, December 12, from 2-5 pm

Click here to see a flyer with more information about this drive!
    Our hearts and thoughts are with the victims of the Paris Attacks
    and their families.
    Americans in Paris: If you are safe, be sure to notify friends and
    loved ones. If you use social media, be sure to update your
    Those concerned about a US Citizen in Paris can call:
    1-888-407-4747 (in US) or 202-501-4444 (overseas) for assistance.