Keeping L.i.c. Trees Cool In the Heat

Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski (at right) joined staff from Long Island City eateries Communitea and Blend, members of Friends of Gantry Neighborhood Parks, children from Lolly’s Early Learning Center, local business owners and residents last Tuesday, July 10 in watering Long Island City street trees and educating locals on how to protect their trees from the heat throughout the summer. In this photo, students from Lolly’s water a tree at the southwest corner of Vernon Boulevard and 47th Avenue.

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