61 light pole banners go up in Sunnyside

February 24, By Christian Murray

Sixty-one light pole banners have gone up on several Sunnyside streets in an initiative undertaken by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District.

The banners, which market Sunnyside and the BID, aim to enhance the look and feel of the BID area. The BID covers Queens Boulevard from 38th Street to 50th Street, as well as Greenpoint Avenue from Queens Boulevard to mid-block between 42nd and 43rd Streets.

Several local businesses sponsored the initiative which covered the cost of the banners. Sponsoring businesses paid the BID $400 to have their logo placed at the bottom portion of each one. The banners will be up for a year.

“The new banners are a beautiful enhancement to the Sunnyside streetscape and a celebration of our strong, unified identity as a neighborhood,” said the newly-appointed executive director Jaime-Faye Bean in a statement. “We are deeply grateful to the program’s merchant sponsors, who bring such vitality and dedication to our business community.”

  • Athenica Environmental Services
  • Bing’s Hallmark
  • Bliss 46 Bistro
  • Dime Bank
  • Jeffrey Schneller, DPM, PC
  • Foxy’s Diner
  • Fresh n’ Save Grocery
  • Green Valley Marketplace
  • Laura’s Beauty Salon
  • Liberty Tax
  • Lynch Funeral Home
  • Merit Group & Associates
  • Nelson’s Barber Shop
  • Platinum Pharmacy
  • Progressive Ophthalmology
  • Sunnyside Ballet Studio
  • Sunnyside Pediatrics
  • Triad Management, LLC

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