Oct 13, 2014

Sunnyside Restaurant Week Doubles in Size for 2014

Sunnyside’s 2nd Annual Restaurant Week Opens October 20;

Art Installations and Opening Party Announced



Sunnyside, New York, October 13, 2014: Around the world in 32 plates! Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District is kicking off its 2nd Annual Sunnyside Restaurant Week with an opening reception on... read more

Jul 29, 2014

Bliss Plaza is Now Open in Sunnyside

Bliss Plaza, the first of two new public plazas coming to Sunnyside, Queens opened today in a ceremony attended by several local elected officials, including Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, NYC DOT Queens Borough Commissioner Dalila Hall, and Queens Community  Board 2 Chairman Joe Conley.  Bliss Plaza, located at the... read more

Jul 28, 2014

Kids Craft Fair a Huge Hit in Sunnyside

The 2014 Kids Craft Fair, co-produced with Re-Create Queens, a new coalition dedicated to building space for the terrific arts and youth programs in the neighborhood, was a huge hit in Sunnyside on July 26, 2014.  More than 700 children attended the event, which was part of Sunnyside... read more

Jul 16, 2014

Graffiti removed from 250+ Sunnyside storefronts, thanks to funding from Council Member Van Bramer

The Sunnyside Shines graffiti removal program cleaned and painted over 250+ instances of graffiti from Sunnyside storefronts, security gates and even a few sidewalks last fiscal year.  The monthly graffiti removal program is generously supported by Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer. 

"We thank Majority Leader Van Bramer... read more

Jun 27, 2014

Sunnyside Business Upgrades Gate in Beautification Effort


Sunnyside, NY, June 27, 2014 – A local Paraguayan restaurant in Sunnyside, I Love Paraguay, is the first recipient of a gate replacement grant program offered to local businesses from the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District.



I Love Paraguay applied to the gate replacement grant program,... read more

Jun 16, 2014

Free Concerts Coming to Sunnyside for Make Music NY

A diverse array of musicians, playing everything from Americana to world music, will perform in front of Sunnyside businesses on June 21. Sunnyside Shines, Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars and The Skillman Project have signed up businesses to host free concerts during the 2014 Make Music New York festival, which takes place on Saturday,... read more