Nov 16, 2017
It's official---the trolley route for our Sunnyside Holiday Shopping Trolley is here! Stopping most blocks within our district, the trolley will travel a continuous circuit, taking about 20 minutes to complete each trip. Stops will be marked with signage for clarity; you can hop on and off the trolley at any stop! For a fully detailed... read more
Oct 28, 2017
Sunnysiders are in for great fun along with great savings on holiday shopping this year, and it’s all kicking off on November 21st with the Sunnyside Shines Holiday Lighting. Starting at 6 pm at the Sunnyside Arch on Queens Boulevard and 46th Street, the Fabulous Fezziwig Carolers, the Sunnyside Youth Drum Corps, the McManus Irish... read more
Oct 04, 2017
The Sunnyside Arch will be renovated and alit in all its glory thanks to support from New York City Council Member and Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer. On Tuesday, October 3, The Council Member, joined by Queens Community Board 2 Chairwoman Denise Keehan-Smith and neighborhood merchants, announced his allocation of $15,000 in... read more
Sep 18, 2017
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 Business Improvement District presents the 5th annual Sunnyside Restaurant Week, which begins this year on Sunday, October 1. ... read more
Sep 15, 2017
Join us for the 9th Punk Rope Games with our summer fitness partner Punk Rope! The Punk Rope Games are a cross between the Olympics and Mardi Gras featuring teams of 4 in costume competing in 10 athletic events. Spectators are welcome, and there is still room to register your team if you wish to compete!... read more
Aug 01, 2017
The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District is seeking feedback from the community!
Since 2008, the organization has curated programs and services to contribute to the enhancement of the Sunnyside neighborhood, such as supplemental sanitation, pedestrian plaza management, and district marketing. Your input will... 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...