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Nov 12, 2018

Sunnyside Shines & Queens Night Market to Host Outdoor Market in Sunnyside

The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District, in collaboration with Queens Night Market, is launching a new outdoor holiday shopping market in the heart of Sunnyside this holiday season. The Holiday Market will take place in Bliss Plaza at 46th Street and Queens Boulevard (under the elevated 7-train) and be held every Saturday... read more

Feb 12, 2018

Join us for Happy Hour in Sunnyside!

You're invited to Sunnyside Shines BID's first happy hour in the neighborhood! We hope these meet-ups will foster even stronger connections within business community. Come network with other merchants, entrepreneurs, neighbors, and BID staff and members. We will be meeting Tuesday, March 13 in Sidetracks Bar & Restaurant (45-08... read more

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

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