Mar 15, 2016
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 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
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
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
Jan 25, 2016
You love to eat and shop local in Sunnyside. Have you had a chance to pop in to one of these eleven new businesses that opened in 2015? Several delicious new restaurants and neighborhood service businesses opened their doors to bring even more variety to Sunnyside.
Welcome Chihuahua, Dumplings & Things, Kabayan, World... read more
Aug 20, 2015
Sunnyside Shines is planning our third annual local restuarant week for restaurants in Sunnyside! Participating restaurants will offer a minimum 3 course dinner for $25, consisting of an appetizer, a main dish and a dessert. Your restaurant may also participate in offering a lunch special of your choice. Restaurants may still offer... 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...