Aug 20, 2015
Sunnyside Shines is planning our third annual local restuarant week for restaurants in Sunnyside! Participating restaurants will offer a minimum 3 course dinner for $25, consisting of an appetizer, a main dish and a dessert. Your restaurant may also participate in offering a lunch special of your choice. Restaurants may still offer... read more
Jan 15, 2015
Sunnyside’s 2015 neighborhood map is updated and ready for distribution. The Sunnyside map, produced by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID), in partnership with the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and LaGuardia Community College, features a full-color illustrated map of the neighborhood and an updated business... read more
Dec 30, 2014
Today, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District announced the results of its 2014 holiday window photo contest. Three stores received winning prizes of $300, $200 and $100: Sunnyside Thrift Shop (first place), Sunnyside Florist (second place) and Pure Spa and Salon (third place). A photographer, Mehdi Smita of Woodside,... read more
Oct 13, 2014
Sunnyside’s 2nd Annual Restaurant Week Opens October 20;
Art Installations and Opening Party Announced
Sunnyside, New York, October 13, 2014: Around the world in 32 plates! Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District is kicking off its 2nd Annual Sunnyside Restaurant Week with an opening reception on... read more
Jul 16, 2014
The Sunnyside Shines graffiti removal program cleaned and painted over 250+ instances of graffiti from Sunnyside storefronts, security gates and even a few sidewalks last fiscal year. The monthly graffiti removal program is generously supported by Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer.
"We thank Majority Leader Van Bramer... read more
Jun 27, 2014
Sunnyside, NY, June 27, 2014 – A local Paraguayan restaurant in Sunnyside, I Love Paraguay, is the first recipient of a gate replacement grant program offered to local businesses from the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District.
I Love Paraguay applied to the gate replacement grant program,... read more
Staff and Board of Directors
John Vogt serves as Chairman of the board, and is a property owner (Class A) board...
Christopher Winchester serves as Vice Chairman of the board and is a property owner (...
Artie Weiner serves as Treasurer of the board and is a property owner (Class A) board...
Steven D. Fleischer is a property owner (Class A) board member
Jason Banrey represents Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer. He is a Class D board member...
Shurn Anderson represents Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. She is a Class D...
Mayor Bill de Blasio is represented by Emily Bang from the NYC Department of Small...
Mabel Law represents Comptroller Scott Stringer. She is a Class D board member.
Denise Keehan-Smith the Chairperson of Queens Community Board #2. She is a Class E (...
Beny Castro coordinates marketing initiatives for the organization.
Jaime Cho is partnered with Sunnyside Shines as a host site in the 2017-18...