Sunnyside resident opens child care center on Queens Blvd

July 3, By Michael Florio

A new child care center opened earlier this week in Woodside.

Sabrina’s Play Studio, which offers summer camp, birthday parties and play space, opened on Monday at 52-07 Queens Blvd.

The opening is a significant step for Sabrina Samuels,…

7 Train Blues Plans Sunnyside Meet-Up

July 2, By Jackie Strawbridge 

Any straphangers who have been left stranded by the 7 train, or squeezed into one of its cramped cars, can come sing the 7 Train Blues at Sidetracks next weekend.

The grassroots organization 7 Train Blues was formed this spring in response to a series of delays,…

Sunnyside Shines installs 15 new trash cans

June 30, By Christian Murray

The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District has installed fifteen new trash cans on the sidewalks of Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue.

The new trash receptacles replace broken cans that no longer closed or locked.…

Student Safety, Green Space Among Funded Items In City Budget

June 30, By Jackie Strawbridge

Sunnyside and Woodside’s schools, libraries, roads and playgrounds are about to get an injection of funding following the passage of the council’s $78.5 billion budget on Friday.

Some of this money will go toward traffic safety near a Woodside school that the Department of Transportation identified years ago as a priority for improvements.…

Maggie Mae’s to become local pub in upcoming TV show

June 30, By Christian Murray

Maggie Mae’s, the revamped bar located at 41-15 Queens Blvd, is going to be the hometown bar in an upcoming TV series.

The show, called Benders, features a number of guys who have an obsession for their beer-swilling amateur hockey league.…