May 11, 2016

Shop Sunnyside Card to Promote Local Business in Sunnyside

Look out, Sunnyside!  A new local rewards card is launching this month offering deals and discounts at 30+ neighborhood businesses.  Produced by Sunnyside Shines, the Shop Sunnyside card is a colorful plastic card that entitles cardholders to various discounts at Sunnyside’s local businesses.

Cardholders just need to present... read more

May 05, 2016

Tickets on Sale for Taste of Sunnyside

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 Taste of Sunnyside, a one-of-a-kind culinary event that promotes local restaurants and beverage purveyors. The evening festival will take place on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in a block-long tent, under the elevated 7 train at 46th Street and Queens Boulevard, right in the heart of Sunnyside, Queens.... read more

Mar 15, 2016

Spring into the Plazas first Friday Event a Great Success

Sunnyside Shines had its first Spring into the Plazas event on Friday, and it was a resounding success. NYC Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, a primary funder of the series, stopped by and played a game of chess. New York 1 put together a... read more

Mar 14, 2016

Sunnyside Shines Honors Community Leaders at Annual Meeting

Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District held its annual public meeting on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The meeting, held at Sunnyside Community Services, featured a presentation on the organization’s recent accomplishments and upcoming plans, as well as an award presentation for three community leaders.

The following... read more

Mar 03, 2016

Call for Musicians: Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza Concert Series

We're excited to partner with Re-Create QNS again this year to produce Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza, a free, monthly concert series in Sunnyside's Bliss Plaza. The series includes a musical performance in the evenings on the third Thursday of each month between June and October.

Re-Create QNS has just launched the call for... read more

Feb 16, 2016

Procurement Opportunity: Beverage services for plaza events

Sunnyside Shines seeks to partner with restaurants or food service providers in the BID to serve beverages during plaza events.

All activities are planned between 12-3pm on Fridays. Sunnyside Shines will provide the set-up including cups. The restaurant will need to provide a staff member to pass out drinks and the warm... read more