Neighborhood News

Jun 16, 2014

Free Concerts Coming to Sunnyside for Make Music NY

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

Sunnyside to Receive Streetscape Capital Funding from Queens Borough President Melinda Katz

 

 

                        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

Public Workshop Held for Sunnyside Plazas

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

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

Jan 30, 2014

Sunnyside Shines Launches Streetscape Program

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

Nov 20, 2013

Sunnyside Shines and Sunnyside Chamber Kick Off "Shop Local" Holiday Season

The Sunnyside Shines BID and the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce joined with community leaders and residents to kick off the “shop local” holiday season in Sunnyside.  In a holiday lighting ceremony under the Sunnyside arch, Council Member Van Bramer led the crowd in a countdown to illuminate lights on two trees on 46th Street.  He was... read more

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