Taste Of Sunnyside Coming On Tuesday

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer The fourth annual Taste of Sunnyside festival takes place next Tuesday, in a new location this year, outdoors under the 7 train at Queens Boulevard and 46th Street. More than 25 local restaurants will participate in the festival, with menus that offer everything from lobster mac & cheese to sushi […]

City Plaza Program Accepts Sunnyside Sites

Sunnyside will receive two new public plazas as part of the City Dept. of Transportation’s Plaza Program. A statement released from the office of Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) and the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District last week announced that applications for the sites were approved in early April. The BID was chosen as the […]

Focus On Queens, Dec. 5

Air Force Airman John Lee graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Lee is the son of Soojin Lee of Fresh Meadows […]

Queens Gets Ready For Small Business Saturday

Queens Gets Ready For Small Business Saturday

Small businesses along Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights and Corona will be participating in this year’s Small Business Saturday event, on Nov. 30. Photo by Ira Cohen BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Besides Thanksgiving, Black Friday is the most widely-recognized day at the end of November. However, a new shopping day has popped up in […]