Local Business

Feb 27, 2014

Gate Replacement Grant Program Announced at Annual Meeting

At its annual meeting on February 26, 2014, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District launched a new initiative to improve the Sunnyside commercial district: a grant program to help businesses replace their solid metal gates with open grille gates.  The meeting featured an address from Queens Borough President Melinda Katz,... read more

Dec 02, 2013

Holiday Store Window Photo Contest

Beginning today, if you see a great holiday window display at a Sunnyside business, snap a photo and enter it into the Holiday Store Window Photo Contest!  

The business with the most votes at the end of the contest wins a cash prize of $500.  

Let's generate some fun holiday shopping buzz in Sunnyside!

   

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Nov 13, 2013

Sunnyside Restaurant Week Highlights Food and Art

The first-ever Sunnyside Restaurant Week was a big success!  Held from November 4 through November 8, the week highlighted Sunnyside as a destination for food, arts and culture.

Sixteen restaurants participated by offering a 3 course dinner menu for $25, with some restaurants also offering a 2 course lunch menu for $10.

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Oct 03, 2013

Hot Off the Presses: Grab Your Copy of the Sunnyside Map

Grab your copy of the Sunnyside map!  Released in September 2013, the Sunnyside map is a joint project of Sunnyside Shines, the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and LaGuardia Community College.  It contains the winning artwork from LaGuardia student Carmen Zhu, which was adapted by local graphic designer Nicolette Onate, as well as a... read more

Sep 03, 2013

Sunnyside Shines Launches New Website

Sunnyside, NY, September 3, 2013 – The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) launched its new website this weekend at www.sunnysideshines.org.  The redesigned website, funded fully by the New York City Department of Small Business Services, will allow Sunnyside... read more

Aug 14, 2013

Yoga, Mariachi and a Temporary Lawn Come to 46th Street

This past Saturday, 46th Street was again transformed into a pedestrian oasis for the day, this time with a temporary lawn, a free yoga class, music and art. 

Sunnyside Shines volunteers laid out a pallet's worth of sod in the street, creating a new kind of recreational space in the street.  The Queens Museum of Art was on hand... read more

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