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Locals poke fun at Astoria trees planted in the middle of the sidewalk

Jan. 3, 2024 By zgewelb Jan. 3, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan   Astoria residents woke up the day after Christmas to find four new trees planted smack in the middle of the sidewalk.  The new trees, planted along 29th Street between Broadway and 31st Avenue, came as a surprise since the city generally plants trees alongside curbs.  Residents posted pictures of the trees on social media, and they blew up in a local Facebook group and on the r/astoria subreddit page. Many visited the site to take a look for themselves and poke fun at their placement, with some even… Read more »