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Resident Pays Tribute to Sunnyside with Video

July 17, 2014 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 “quaint beauty and quiet, local feel of Sunnyside.”
Toth walked around Sunnyside to get all of the shots for the video.

Further information on Toth can be found by clicking on the following link.


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something you notice about sunnyside no porn shops has there even been one or are they that hidden?

Dorothy Morehead

Love the video! The music–Lou Reed’s Walk on the Wild Side–hardly describes Sunnyside but without the lyrics is a great accompaniment.


Christine, this was in reddit!? Hmm, it’s strange and interesting.

I love the idea of some hip video about sunnyside, but for some reason this one made me nauseous when I kept watching it in full screen and with train moving in both directions and center video swaying. Maybe I am prone to motion sickness but I hope I am just the only one. It’s like when Youtube does its “auto stabilize” same thing happens with that.

I hope we can see more videos with cool sunnyside scenery, but one day I want to make a video of all the nasty things in Sunnyside so we can send it to JVB and Sunnyside C.O.C. as well as SunnysideShines. They seem to turn a blind eye on things that are wrong with sunnyside.

How about a sunnyside photo gallery, everyone can post their pictures? If nobody is up for it I am willing to start a site where everyone can upload pictures and we can classify them, vote for best one, etc. It looks like SP is not accepting much user content, it’s very strict when it comes to diversity.


Great job, Dan Toth, especially the split editing. Good friend of mine shares your last name. He is very Italian but the name throws people off when they first meet him (“Toth? What is that?”) I had the same issue with my last name, which is german but jewish folks I sell to often ask if I am “one of them”. So funny, stereotypes. Just another reason we are here in Sunnyside! Cheers!


This is awesome. I actually saw this video on Reddit earlier before I saw it here so it’s being seen by a LOT of people 🙂


Thank you..That is a wonderful video. Makes me proud to be from such a wonderful neighborhood!

Ignorance is Bliss street

“safe, diverse, close to the city, and always sunny,”

No more or less sunny than the rest of the city.

Lady Liberty

Well done! Sunnyside is a lovely place and it has been captured in this video.


Loved this. Wish he would’ve gotten some shots of Torsney and the dog run though, the dogs here are a huge part of what makes Sunnyside great.


Lovely! It makes you come visit the neighborhood, or I hope people who watch it will make a trip to our Sunnyside. Good job!

Rachel Gordon

Good job – maybe the CHamber of Commerce or Sunnyside Shines could have this expanded and used as marketing / promotions / neighborhood pride….


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