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Jul 16, 2014

Graffiti removed from 250+ Sunnyside storefronts, thanks to funding from Council Member Van Bramer

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

Jun 27, 2014

Sunnyside Business Upgrades Gate in Beautification Effort

 

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

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 23, 2014

Taste of Sunnyside 2014: a huge success!

The Taste of Sunnyside, held this year on May 20, 2014 was a huge success in a new location right under the elevated 7 train.  More than 500 people attended the event - a springtime food festival featuring 30 local Sunnyside restaurants, breweries and food markets.

Attendees at the Taste of Sunnyside sampled food and drink from... 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

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