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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A New Traffic Pattern Change on I-678 (Van Wyck Exp) related to
the KGIP is going into effect after midnight on Friday, Aug. 22.
Click here to see the New York State DOT press release describing the change
which will go into effect after midnight on Friday, August 22nd and will remain in
place for approximately three weeks.

Click here to see the New York State DOT press release describing a Traffic
Pattern Change on I-678 (Van Wyck Expressway)
related to the KGIP
which will go into effect after midnight on Friday, July 25 and will remain in place for
approximately four weeks.

    Next BAN Event
    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
    ‘Day of Service and Remembrance’ Volunteer Event


Held at Briarwood Playground, 148 St. between 85 Ave. and 85 Rd. (Right next to MS 217)

In remembrance of the victims of 9/11 and in honor of the heroes who rose in service in
response to the attacks, BAN joins individuals & organizations across the country in the
tradition of marking this solemn
occasion by uniting in a renewed commitment to
charitable service.

Come help BAN as we spruce up Briarwood Playground:
148 St. between 85 Ave. and 85 Rd. (Right next to MS 217)!
We’ll do general clean up and painting as the neighborhood children settle back into
school. Please dress accordingly. Help remind our young people of the importance of the
day and of working together in peace to
improve our world.

Click here to download a flyer about this event.

Click here to see directions to the Briarwood Playground on the NYC Parks
Dept website