Queens Boulevard Gets A Garbage Can Upgrade

May 27, Staff Report

More than a dozen old wire trashcans on Queens Boulevard have been replaced by new, cleaner cans.

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and the Department of Sanitation unveiled 14 new garbage cans along Queens Boulevard on Friday.…

Blink Fitness Opens its Woodside location

May 26, By Christian Murray

Blink Fitness, which touts itself as offering discount pricing and modern equipment, opened its Woodside facility yesterday.

The gymnasium is located at 56-02 Roosevelt Avenue inside what was a dilapidated two-story manufacturing building.

“We are excited to open our doors and welcome the Woodside community,” said Michael Fisher,…

Sunnyside Gardens’ Memorial Day Carnival Set For Saturday

May 25, By Jackie Strawbridge

The annual Memorial Day fair at Sunnyside Gardens Park will bring carnival games, magic tricks and music to local families on Saturday.

Activities at the fair will include a bouncy house, Lego demonstrations, gymnastics and a temporary tattoo parlor,…

Hundreds Of Residents Flock To 6th Taste of Sunnyside

May 25, By Christian Murray

Local residents turned out in big numbers to participate in this year’s Taste of Sunnyside that was held in a giant tent under the elevated 7 train tracks on Queens Boulevard Tuesday night.

The event was sold out last week and several people who wanted to buy tickets last night were told they were unable to partake.…

Phipps Faces Continued Objections as Zoning Process Moves Forward

May 24, By Christian Murray

More than 150 residents attended a public hearing last Wednesday to express their views on the controversial 10-story, 208-unit affordable housing development that is proposed to rise at 50-25 Barnett Ave.

The attendees, many of whom were long-time Phipps Gardens Apartments residents,…

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