Human Interest

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

Aug 05, 2013

Sunnyside Celebrates with Jazz

Nearly 1,000 people attended the 2013 Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Concert in Sunnyside on August 3, 2013.  Despite rain in the earlier part of the day, the skies cleared up and the dancers and musicians transformed 46th Street into a 1920s celebration, complete with flapper dresses, Lindy Hop dancers and crank-operated phonographs... read more