New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli gathered with local elected officials and community leaders on Friday, December 13 at Silvercup Studios in Long Island City to release an economic snapshot of Queens, revealing how the borough has made an economic comeback over the past two years since the Great Recession.
Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars, a collective of 10 bars and restaurants on and around Queens Boulevard, held their Second Annual Sunnyside Santathon pub crawl for charity on Saturday. All who took part in this year’s Santathon were dressed in their best Santa attire, and some even came as Santa’s little helpers.
The Santas are coming to town. Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars, a collective of 10 bars and restaurants on and around Queens Boulevard, will be holding their Second Annual Sunnyside Santathon pub crawl for charity on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. Whoever wants to participate must be dressed in their best Santa attire and can pick up [...]
Cops are looking for a man who they say robbed three banks across Queens this fall. During each incident the suspect passes a demand note and flees with cash, said police. The first robbery took place inside of the Flushing Savings Bank at 188-08 Hollis Court Boulevard in Flushing on October 25. He then robbed [...]
Police are searching for a suspect wanted for an October burglary in Sunnyside. On October 7, the suspect entered 41-32 44th Street through a balcony door and took jewelry and electronics, said cops. RECOMMENDED STORIES Suspect sought in string of LIC burglaries Cops searching for suspect in Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn jewelry store robberies Suspect [...]
Citi Bike is slowly pedaling its way into western Queens. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun the process of bringing the Citi Bike Share Program into Long Island City, Sunnyside and now Astoria, by getting community input from Community Boards (CB) 1 and 2. On Tuesday, the DOT began the first step of a [...]
The holidays have officially begun in Sunnyside. The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District, Sunnyside Chambers of Commerce, local elected officials and community members gathered on Tuesday for the Sunnyside Holiday Lighting Ceremony. Residents of all ages got the chance to meet and take picture with Santa and listen to the Sunnyside Drum Corps while they [...]
Shovels full of dirt hit the ground to alleviate overcrowded classrooms in Woodside. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer gathered with city officials and the community on November 15 at the corner of 58th Street and 39th Avenue to break ground on the construction of P.S. 339. “This new school is going to help so much here [...]
Cops discovered the bodies of two Sunnyside residents inside their home Tuesday morning. Police, responding to a the report of a foul odor inside of 43-33 46th Street, entered the home around 12 p.m. yesterday and found 47-year-old Diana Rodriguez and 59-year-old Kevin Flannelly unconscious and unresponsive inside the living room, according to the NYPD. [...]
Get ready to dine in Sunnyside. The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) is holding its first-ever Sunnyside Restaurant Week from November 4 to 8. The five-day celebration will offer participants a “culinary journey through Sunnyside,” featuring special three course dinner menus for $25 at 17 participating local restaurants. Six of the 17 will also [...]