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 24, 2014
Lowery Plaza, the second 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, State Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, State Senator Michael Gianaris, NYC DOT Queens Borough Commissioner Dalila Hall, and Queens... 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 29, 2014
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
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
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
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...