Sunnyside Gardens

Slow zones coming to western Queens
Slow zones coming to western Queens
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 11/07/2013 at 11:17AM

Residents in western Queens will soon be able to cross their streets more safely. The Department of Transportation (DOT) will install slow zones in Sunnyside Gardens, Woodside, and Sunnyside south of Queens Boulevard, according to Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer. The slow zones, set for 2015, will be designed through input from the community. “By installing [...]

Sunnyside Gardens residents don’t want aluminum house in neighborhood
Sunnyside Gardens residents don’t want aluminum house in neighborhood
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 9/26/2013 at 3:15PM

Sunnyside Gardens residents and local officials are saying no to an aluminum exhibition house and residential development looking for a new site to call home. The Aluminaire House – an all-aluminum, historic home built in 1931 for a New York City exhibition – is proposed to be relocated to the corner of 39th Avenue and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2013 at 8:03AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 86. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers. Low of 68. Winds from the SW at 10 [...]

Queens pol’s home broken into
Police Angy Altamirano 8/10/2013 at 7:33PM

A weekend break-in at his home has left Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer looking for justice — and to prevent other families from meeting the same fate. On Saturday, Van Bramer, who was away from his home at the time, received a call from his next door neighbor informing him that his Sunnyside Gardens home had [...]