Jun 07, 2017
Sunnyside Shines seeks proposals from vendors to perform sanitation and horticultural services in our two public plazas, Bliss and Lowery Plazas.
Proposals are due June 16, 2017 at 5 pm.
Jun 30, 2015
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
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
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
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
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...