This playground honors James “Buz” O’Rourke (1928-1997), an advisor to Queens Borough President Claire Shulman and a longtime community activist in… Read More
This path is named in honor of Joseph Michaels (1941-1987), a health activist and longtime resident of Queens. Early in his life, in the 1960s, Michaels was the… Read More
The Asian longhorned beetle ( Anoplophora glabripennis ) was found in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in 1996. Scientists believe it came to the United States by way of wood crating… Read More
Directions to Crocheron Park
Know Before You Go
Due to renovations, Joe Michaels Mile is closed from the Bayside Marina to Northern Boulevard. The section between Fort Totten and Bayside Marina is open, and can be accessed from the Fort Totten entrance and 28 Avenue overpass (stairs only). There is no access from 35 Avenue/Crocheron Park overpass. Updates will be posted here when available. We apologize for any inconvenience. Total project duration is one year.