Neighborhood News

Aug 05, 2013

Sunnyside Celebrates with Jazz

Nearly 1,000 people attended the 2013 Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Concert in Sunnyside on August 3, 2013.  Despite rain in the earlier part of the day, the skies cleared up and the dancers and musicians transformed 46th Street into a 1920s celebration, complete with flapper dresses, Lindy Hop dancers and crank-operated phonographs... read more

Aug 01, 2013

Children's Arts & Crafts Fair a Huge Success

The Children’s Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, July 27, was a successful kick-off to the Sunnyside Summer Strolls event series.  Held under the Sunnyside Arch on 46th Street between Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue, the Children’s Arts and Crafts Fair drew more than 500 children for a fun-filled day of arts, crafts, face... read more

Jul 26, 2013

Complete the Sunnyside Shopper Survey

The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District is looking for local opinions on what businesses shoppers would like to see come to Sunnyside, specifically along Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue. Sunnyside Shines has begun surveying shoppers in person and online, and hopes to collect at least 400 responses over the next few... read more

Jul 19, 2013

Three Saturdays of Creativity Coming to Sunnyside

Arts, music and recreation are coming to the streets of Sunnyside this summer.  The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District will present its fourth annual street event, renamed Sunnyside Summer Strolls this year, during three Saturdays in July and August: July 27, August 3 and August 10.


Sunnyside Summer Strolls... read more

Jul 15, 2013

LaGuardia students compete for best Sunnyside map

LaGuardia Community College students are helping to put Sunnyside on the map!   On July 2, 2013, three students in the art department at LaGuardia Community College were recognized by the college and community organizations as the top finalists in the Sunnyside map project, a joint project by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement... read more