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Sushi Pioneer Brings Top-Quality Fish to Neighborhood

Nov. 9, By Kim Brown Reiner

Although Takesushi opened in Sunnyside a little more than two years ago, food experts claim its owner established the first sushi restaurant in New York City nearly three decades ago.

Woodside resident, chef and owner Robin Kawada–who at one time owned Takesushi restaurants in Manhattan,…

Construction Starts on Sunnyside/Woodside Slow Zones

Nov. 3, By Christian Murray

The construction of two “new slow zones” that incorporates about 150 residential streets in Sunnyside and Woodside has begun.

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer held a press conference outside PS 199 to mark the occasion and said that the two slow zones will reduce the speed limit to 20 mph and will,…

30-Year Old Wins ‘Sunnysider of the Year’ Award

Nov. 2, By Christian Murray

A 30-year-old Turkish immigrant will be receiving the 2015 Sunnysider of the Year award at the Tangra ballroom (39-23 Queens Blvd) Monday evening.

Oguzhan Turan, who is the executive director of the Sunnyside-based Turkish Cultural Center Queens,…

‘Bar Rescue’ Featuring Jack’s Ale House to Air Sunday

Oct. 31, By Christian Murray

The Spike TV show “Bar Rescue” will be featuring a Sunnyside bar when it airs this Sunday.

The show, which stars Jon Taffer, a tough-talking nightlife expert who helps struggling bars come back from the brink,…

Van Bramer Takes de Blasio at His Word That Nothing is Imminent with Sunnyside Yards

Oct. 30, By Christian Murray

The revelation last week that Amtrak is considering developing the Sunnyside Yards caught most people by surprise—including Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.

Last Thursday, Amtrak’s Chairman Anthony Coscia spoke at a real estate conference and then told reporters that he had been in talks with the de Blasio and Cuomo administrations about developing the Sunnyside Yards,…

Police Release PHOTOs of Suspects Wanted For Beating and Robbing 81-Year-Old

Oct. 28, By Christian Murray

The police have release photos of two men suspected of beating and robbing an 81-year-old Sunnysider at the Chase Bank branch at 46-10 Queens Blvd on Sunday.

The two men allegedly approached the man inside the Chase bank ATM area at around 9:23 am,…

81-Year Old Sunnysider Beaten and Robbed at Chase Bank

Oct. 27, By Christian Murray

An 81-year-old Sunnyside resident was punched in the face and then robbed at the Chase bank branch at 46-10 Queen Blvd Sunday morning.

William Eichhorn, who has lived in the Phipps Houses for the past 50 years,…