Community

Nov 22, 2016

Community Celebrates Holiday Lights

Sunnyside families came out to celebrate the lighting of the holiday lights on November 22nd.  Joined by Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Senator Michael Gianaris and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Sunnyside Shines hosted the event, featuring Santa, and performances from the Fabulous Fezziwigs and the Sunnyside Drum Corps. ... read more

Jul 29, 2014

Bliss Plaza is Now Open in Sunnyside

Bliss Plaza, the first of two new public plazas coming to Sunnyside, Queens opened today in a ceremony attended by several local elected officials, including Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, NYC DOT Queens Borough Commissioner Dalila Hall, and Queens Community  Board 2 Chairman Joe Conley.  Bliss Plaza, located at the... read more

Jul 28, 2014

Kids Craft Fair a Huge Hit in Sunnyside

The 2014 Kids Craft Fair, co-produced with Re-Create Queens, a new coalition dedicated to building space for the terrific arts and youth programs in the neighborhood, was a huge hit in Sunnyside on July 26, 2014.  More than 700 children attended the event, which was part of Sunnyside... read more

May 01, 2014

Public Workshop Held for Sunnyside Plazas

Despite the rainy weather, more than 50 people attended a public workshop on Wednesday, April 30 to learn more about the proposed Lowery and Bliss plazas on Queens Boulevard under the elevated 7 train.  The workshop was run by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and featured a presentation about the plaza program and... read more

Nov 20, 2013

Sunnyside Shines and Sunnyside Chamber Kick Off "Shop Local" Holiday Season

The Sunnyside Shines BID and the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce joined with community leaders and residents to kick off the “shop local” holiday season in Sunnyside.  In a holiday lighting ceremony under the Sunnyside arch, Council Member Van Bramer led the crowd in a countdown to illuminate lights on two trees on 46th Street.  He was... read more

Nov 15, 2013

Holiday Events in Sunnyside

 

In addition to the festive holiday lights in our district, there are lots of other ways to celebrate the Shop Local spirit - including many ways to give back this season.   Here are some great local picks:

*Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer's Holiday Food Drive: Drop off non-perishable food items at the Council Member's... read more

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