Category: General News

Village Voice Names Top 10 Restaurants in Sunnyside/Woodside

August 12, Staff Report

The Village Voice published an article today naming the top 10 restaurants in Sunnyside/Woodside.

The list featured restaurants such as Salt & Fat to I Love Paraguay.

For the full list and article, please click here.

Two New Businesses Open on Queens Blvd, Following Departure of Long-Time Establishments

August 11, By Christian Murray

Bonjour European Hair Design, located at 44-19 Queens Blvd, opened Saturday taking over the space that had been previously occupied by Magic Touch Hair Salon for decades.

Sergio Cassandres, the owner of Bonjour, has been part of the Sunnyside hairdressing landscape for several years.…

FDNY Drops Plan to Warehouse Trucks by Lou Lodati Park

August 6, By Christian Murray

The FDNY, which aimed to purchase a site next to Lou Lodati Park to store a fleet of fire engines, has formerly withdrawn its request to acquire the site.

The FDNY notified the Queens Borough President’s office on July 29 that it no longer seeks the use of the 39-34 43rd Street location,…

Cozy Neighborhood Bar to Open Next Week

August 6, By Christian Murray

A cozy neighborhood bar is expected to open on Greenpoint Avenue next week.

The bar, called Vivire, will be located at 41-21 Greenpoint Avenue on the same block as Thalia Theater and C-Town.

Andrew Renfroe,…

City Reducing Speed Limit on Roosevelt to 25 MPH

August 4, By Michael Florio

The traffic on Roosevelt Avenue is likely to move a little slower come September.

The Department of Transportation announced Friday that 14 new slow zones are about to be rolled out across the city,…

Restaurant Offering Asian Bistro to Open on Queens Blvd in Two Weeks

August 4, By Christian Murray

A restaurant focusing on Asian bistro is opening on Queens Boulevard in two weeks.

Blu Orchid, which will be located at 45-04 Queens Blvd, will be offering an assortment of Asian menu items—from tuna noodles to Pad-Thai.…

Sunnyside Pays Tribute to Late Jazz Legend Who Lived on 46th Street

August 3, By Christian Murray

Sunnyside Shines hosted the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Concert underneath the Sunnyside Arch yesterday.

The concert, a big draw for residents and Beiderbecke fans throughout the Tri-state area, marked the 83rd anniversary since the jazz legend died in his 43-30 46th Street apartment on Aug.…

Two Men Rob Sunnyside Grocery Store at Gunpoint

August 1, By Christian Murray

Two men entered into a Sunnyside grocery store this morning—one displaying a firearm– and took off with about $2,000 in cash, according to police.

The men entered Sunnyside Gardens Market, located at 46-01 Skillman Avenue,…

Police Arrest Man Responsible for Robbing 90-Year Old Outside Stop & Shop

By Christian Murray

The police have arrested a suspect who allegedly robbed a 90-year-old man in front of Stop & Shop at 44-51 48th Street.

Wade Hairston, 28, has been charged with robbery, criminal obstruction of breathing, unlawful imprisonment and harassment following the July 22 incident.…