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PS 11 kindergarten children to be bused to Astoria

April 11, By Christian Murray The Department of Education has approved a plan that will see as many as 250 PS 11 students sent by bus to a school in Astoria this fall. The incoming kindergarten class at PS 11 will be sent to PS 171 in Astoria each day, while a new building is […]

Sunnyside Center Cinemas’ iconic sign comes down

April 11, By Christian Murray The Sunnyside Center Cinemas sign, which has dotted the Queens Blvd landscape for as many as 60 years, was taken down last night after a building inspector ordered that it be removed. The sign, according to a variety of unconfirmed reports, was hit by a truck yesterday. One man claimed last night that he witnessed a truck back into it. […]

Iconic Sunnyside Center Cinema sign likely to be demolished

April 10, By Christian Murray The iconic Sunnyside Center Cinemas sign was damaged this morning and is likely to be demolished. The building manager Michael Christopher said that a truck hit the sign while it was traveling along Queens Blvd. Another man said later today that a truck backed into the sign. However, there was […]

Plazas planned for 40th and 46th Streets, under the 7 train

April 10, By Christian Murray The areas located under the 40th Street and 46th Street subway stations—once known for pigeons, dirty newspaper stands and food vendors– are in for a makeover. Sunnyside Shines, through a program with the Department of Transportation, will be converting these areas into plazas—through the NYC Plaza Program. The program provides […]

Queens man busted for possessing child porn, following discovery by Best Buy technician

April 9, By Christian Murray A 61-year-old East Elmhurst man was charged today for possessing child pornography. The defendant, Michael Murray, was arrested after police discovered that he had several graphic images of children on his laptop. Murray was caught after he took his computer to Best Buy at 50-01 Northern Boulevard to be repaired. […]

1br Unit in Luxury Condo, 69th St & 41 Ave

Contact Number/E-mail: Price/Rent: $2,100Property address: 69-14 41 Avenue 1 bedroom, 1 bath in luxury condo building with gym, backyard, lounge and laundry room. Wood floors, marble counter top in kitchen with ceramic backsplash, large closet space in bedroom and living room.

Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce dumps its president

April 8, By Christian Murray The president of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce was tossed off the board Tuesday in a tense election held at Dazies Restaurant today. The election was held following months of infighting—particularly after chamber president Swain Weiner laid off the marketing director citing a lack of funds, and for using the […]

NYTimes: Jimmy Van Bramer Is City Council’s Arts Champion

New York Times He played drums as a teenager for the St. Joseph’s Brigade, a Catholic fife, drum and bugle corps. He fondly recalls singing along to his mother’s 45s while he and his seven siblings cleaned their childhood home in Astoria, Queens. (“Top of the World,” by the Carpenters was a favorite.) And as […]

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Taste of Sunnyside

April 7, By Christian Murray Tickets went on sale Friday for the 2014 Taste of Sunnyside. The event, organized by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District, will feature more than 25 restaurants and will take place on Queens Blvd (between 45th and 46th Streets) under the elevated 7 train. The event will feature food and […]

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