Jan 25, 2016

Eleven new businesses open their doors in Sunnyside

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

Restaurants: Sign up for Sunnyside Restaurant Week 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

Jul 01, 2015

New Logo, New Look

We've changed our look to represent the growth in Sunnyside as new residents and new businesses continue to be attracted to our lively neighborhood.  The refreshed logo represents Sunnyside as a friendly, contemporary and diverse neighborhood in Queens with its close proximity to Manhattan.  The main logo features the historic arch... read more

Jun 30, 2015

Fifteen New Trash Receptacles Added to Sunnyside Sidewalks

The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District has installed fifteen new trash receptacles throughout sidewalks on Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue.  The project was fully funded by Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer. 

The new trash receptacles are made of fabricated steel and painted black.  The receptacles are... read more

Jun 02, 2015

Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza Kicks off in June

Two local organizations, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District and ReCreate Queens are kicking off a new performance series in Sunnyside’s Bliss Plaza this month.  The performance series, “Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza” brings free performances to this new public space in the neighborhood with a diverse lineup of... read more

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