Mar 03, 2016

Call for Musicians: Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza Concert Series

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

Procurement Opportunity: Beverage services for plaza events

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

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