Nov 22, 2016

Community Celebrates Holiday Lights

Sunnyside families came out to celebrate the lighting of the holiday lights on November 22nd.  Joined by Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Senator Michael Gianaris and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Sunnyside Shines hosted the event, featuring Santa, and performances from the Fabulous Fezziwigs and the Sunnyside Drum Corps. ... read more

Sep 02, 2016

Sunnyside Restaurant Week Kicks off September 19, 2016


Sunnyside’s 4th Annual Restaurant Week Launches September 19;

Contest Encourages Customers to Dine Out Frequently


September 2, 2016, Sunnyside, Queens:  It’s almost time for the most delicious week of dining out in one of New York City’s most diverse areas: Sunnyside, Queens.  The Sunnyside Shines... read more

Jul 22, 2016

Sign-ups open for Sunnyside Restaurant Week 2016

Sign-ups are now open for Sunnyside restaurants to participate in Sunnyside Restaurant Week!

The 2016 Sunnyside Restaurant Week will take place from Monday, September 19 - Sunday, September 25 and feature 3-course dinner menus at participating restaurants for $25.  Restaurants may also choose to offer a lunch special at any... read more

Jun 03, 2016

Request for Proposals: Plaza Maintenance and Horticultural Services

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 15, 2016 at 5pm.

Please view the RFP here:... read more

May 27, 2016

2016 Taste of Sunnyside Draws Big Crowds for Local Eats

The 2016 Taste of Sunnyside, a one-of-a-kind culinary event that promotes local restaurants and beverage purveyors, took place last night in a block-long tent, under the elevated 7 train at 46th Street and Queens Boulevard, right in the heart of Sunnyside, Queens.


Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District produces... read more

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