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
Jun 16, 2014
A diverse array of musicians, playing everything from Americana to world music, will perform in front of Sunnyside businesses on June 21. Sunnyside Shines, Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars and The Skillman Project have signed up businesses to host free concerts during the 2014 Make Music New York festival, which takes place on Saturday,... read more
Jun 12, 2014
QUEENS BOROUGH PRESIDENT KATZ ALLOCATES $1.1 MILLION TO FUND
IMPROVEMENTS TO THE BOROUGH’S COMMERCIAL CORRIDORS
Queens Borough President Melinda... read more
May 01, 2014
Despite the rainy weather, more than 50 people attended a public workshop on Wednesday, April 30 to learn more about the proposed Lowery and Bliss plazas on Queens Boulevard under the elevated 7 train. The workshop was run by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and featured a presentation about the plaza program and... read more
Feb 27, 2014
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
Jan 30, 2014
The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District has launched a street tree initiative to improve the streetscape in the Sunnyside commercial district. The program kicked off by showcasing two “model blocks” in the district, featuring streetscape improvements such as tree guards and bollards, which were sponsored by two local... 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...