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Sunnyside Shines releases data on graffiti removal program, cleans 250 + instances of graffiti

July 25, By Christian Murray Sunnyside Shines, a business improvement group that promotes this neighborhood’s commercial district, announced this week that it was responsible for cleaning more than 250 instances of graffiti for the fiscal year ending June 30. The BID, which spent $6,600 on the program, cleaned up graffiti from storefronts, security gates and […]

Brazen thieves lift Sunnyside resident’s wheels

The tire and rim thieves are back. This car was spotted on Skillman Avenue (btw. 40th and 41st Streets) this morning with its tires and rims missing. The owner of the vehicle, pictured, came out to move his vehicle–due to alternate side parking– only to find it on blocks. He had parked his car at […]

Truck crashes through grocery store on 45th Street

July 24, By Christian Murray A truck crashed through a grocery store on the corner of 45th Street and 48th Avenue yesterday leaving two people seriously hurt and one with minor injuries. Witnesses said that a truck went barreling into Path’s Grocery store after hitting a SUV that had run through a stop sign. The […]

90-year-old robbed outside Stop and Shop on 48th Street

July 22, By Michael Florio The police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a suspect who they say robbed a 90-year-old man’s wallet, before making him drive to two ATM machines and take out money. The incident occurred on Friday in front of a Stop and Shop located at 34-51 48<sup>th</sup> Street. The victim […]

Sunnyside library to reopen Thursday, a month ahead of schedule

July 21, By Christian Murray The installation of a new roof at Sunnyside library has been completed—about a month faster than officials had originally anticipated. The library, located at 43-06 Greenpoint Ave., will reopen Thursday after being closed since June 24 to allow for the construction of the new roof. At the time, Queens library […]

Cell phone store to open on Queens Blvd at former E-Bike location

July 21, By Christian Murray A cell phone store will be opening in the space that was previously occupied by E-Bike at 41-25 Queens Boulevard. Building Department records filed July 17 indicate that the new tenant is spending $10,000 on interior work in order to open the cell phone store. The location was once a […]

Police search for man wanted for questioning following Woodside murder

July 17, Staff Report The police are searching for a Hispanic man for questioning following the murder of a 56-year-old man that took place in Woodside in June. The police are seeking the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the man, described as around 30 years old and about 5’6″ to 5’7″ in height. […]

Resident pays tribute to Sunnyside with video

July 17, By Michael Florio Sunnyside resident Dan Toth put together the following video that pays tribute to the neighborhood, which he describes as “safe, diverse, close to the city, and always sunny,” although he admits that it gets cloudy from time-to-time. Toth’s aim with the video is to show what he describes as the […]

Sunnyside Shines’ summer series to feature jazz and arts & crafts

July 15, By Michael Florio The fifth annual street festival hosted by Sunnyside Shines kicks off later this month. The festival, called Sunnyside Summer Strolls, will take place on 46th Street between Greenpoint Ave and Queens Blvd, and will feature the Children’s Arts & Crafts fair on July 26th and the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz […]

Resident who lives next to Lou Lodati Park says its too loud at night, wants city to put up gates

July 13, By Christian Murray One resident who lives next to Lou Lodati Park says he can’t sleep at night due to the excessive noise caused by park goers well past 11pm. Demosthenes Chrysan, a resident of 42nd Street, says he hears dogs barking from the dog run, kids skateboarding, people playing basketball and teenagers […]

The Brogue gets a facelift, renamed “The Globe”

July 11, By Christian Murray The Brogue, a well-known Irish pub located at 49-10 Skillman Avenue, has undergone a makeover as the owners plan to position the establishment as more of a mainstream bar. The bar, starting today, will be called The Globe Tavern as the owners—who bought the pub earlier this year—aim to freshen […]

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