Sunnyside map updated to attract more visitors to neighborhood


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Photo courtesy of Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District

The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District, in partnership with the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and LaGuardia Community College, has released this year’s updated map for the neighborhood.

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Brooklyn artist reveals interactive public art project on Sunnyside billboard


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Photos courtesy of Margeaux Walter

Keep calm and look up, Sunnyside. That’s the message behind one artist’s new interactive project hitting the skies of the western Queens neighborhood.

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Sunnyside Shines BID names holiday window photo contest winners


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Photos courtesy of Sunnyside Shines BID

The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) announced on Tuesday the winners of this year’s holiday window photo contest, which brought it more than 1,100 votes.

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Talk of Sunnyside Yards mega development chugging along  


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Photo courtesy of Jim Henderson/ Wikipedia Commons

Proposals to redevelop the massive Sunnyside Yards are building up steam after decades of discussion as more key players in the rail yard’s future are weighing in with some specific ideas for what can be built there.

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Op-ed: Local input needed before moving convention center to Sunnyside


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

BY ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHERINE NOLAN

There is a proposal to move the Javits Convention Center to Queens, but it should not go forward without input from the thousands of residents who live in the neighborhoods nearby.

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Sunnyside school to be renamed after former councilman, CB 2 chair


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THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

A new Sunnyside school, which opened its doors this September, will be named after a man who officials and residents call a “great advocate” of the western Queens community.

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Sunnyside to host third annual Santathon for charity


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars, a collective of 11 bars and restaurants on and around Queens Boulevard, will be holding their Third Annual Sunnyside Santathon pub crawl for charity on Saturday starting at 3 p.m.

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Watch out, 5th Avenue! Sunnyside to host holiday window contest


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Photos courtesy of Sunnyside Shines BID

Starting on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District will be sponsoring the Holiday Window Contest, encouraging local stores to decorate their windows for the holidays.

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Sunnyside BID encourages residents to ‘shop local’ for holidays


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

The Sunnyside Shines BID is celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29 with a kickoff event in Bliss Plaza, one of two new pedestrian plazas under the elevated No. 7 train, and with the release of Sunnyside’s first-ever Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide.

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