Neighborhood News

Jun 30, 2015

Fifteen New Trash Receptacles Added to Sunnyside Sidewalks

The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District has installed fifteen new trash receptacles throughout sidewalks on Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue.  The project was fully funded by Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer. 

The new trash receptacles are made of fabricated steel and painted black.  The receptacles are... read more

Jun 02, 2015

Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza Kicks off in June

Two local organizations, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District and ReCreate Queens are kicking off a new performance series in Sunnyside’s Bliss Plaza this month.  The performance series, “Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza” brings free performances to this new public space in the neighborhood with a diverse lineup of... read more

May 22, 2015

Taste of Sunnyside 2015 is Better Than Ever

Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District presented its 2015 Taste of Sunnyside, a one of a kind culinary event that highlights the best of the neighborhood’s restaurants on May 19, 2015 (5:30pm - 8:30pm). For the second year in a row, the event was held in the unique location in a block-long tent, under the elevated 7 train at... read more

Mar 03, 2015

Sunnyside Shines Holds 2015 Annual Meeting

On Monday, March 2, 2015, more than 60 people gathered at Sunnyside Community Services for the Sunnyside Shines BID 2015 Annual Meeting.  Rachel Thieme, executive director of Sunnyside Shines, presented highlights from 2014, including the creation of two new public plazas under the elevated 7 train, an improved Taste of Sunnyside... read more

Jan 15, 2015

Updated Neighborhood Map to Draw Visitors to Sunnyside

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

Sunnyside Shines Announces Winners in Holiday Window Contest

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

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