May 22, 2015

Taste of Sunnyside 2015 is Better Than Ever

Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District presented its 2015 Taste of Sunnyside, a one of a kind culinary event that highlights the best of the neighborhood’s restaurants on May 19, 2015 (5:30pm - 8:30pm). For the second year in a row, the event was held in the unique location in a block-long tent, under the elevated 7 train at... read more

Mar 03, 2015

Sunnyside Shines Holds 2015 Annual Meeting

On Monday, March 2, 2015, more than 60 people gathered at Sunnyside Community Services for the Sunnyside Shines BID 2015 Annual Meeting.  Rachel Thieme, executive director of Sunnyside Shines, presented highlights from 2014, including the creation of two new public plazas under the elevated 7 train, an improved Taste of Sunnyside... read more

Feb 05, 2015

Request for Proposals: Sunnyside Shines BID Seeks New Logo

The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) is requesting qualifications from designers, design firms or advertising agencies with the purpose of creating a new visual identity for our organization. We are seeking graphic designers with expertise in identity work, both offline and digital, preferably with experience in... read more

Jan 15, 2015

Updated Neighborhood Map to Draw Visitors to Sunnyside

Sunnyside’s 2015 neighborhood map is updated and ready for distribution.  The Sunnyside map, produced by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID), in partnership with the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and LaGuardia Community College, features a full-color illustrated map of the neighborhood and an updated business... read more

Dec 30, 2014

Sunnyside Shines Announces Winners in Holiday Window Contest

Today, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District announced the results of its 2014 holiday window photo contest.   Three stores received winning prizes of $300, $200 and $100: Sunnyside Thrift Shop (first place), Sunnyside Florist (second place) and Pure Spa and Salon (third place).  A photographer, Mehdi Smita of Woodside,... read more

Dec 18, 2014

Surveys Reveal Success of 2014 Sunnyside Restaurant Week

Sunnyside Restaurant Week took place this year during the week of October 20, 2014. The 33 participating restaurants drew guests from all over Queens as well as from the rest of the city. Sunnyside Shines conducted two surveys to gauge the success of the event.

The first survey conducted was a customer survey at select... read more