Category Archives: Blog

Tell the crowds now en route to relax here!

All of us will have out-of-towners needing a place to stay now that Lonely Planet named Queens the best destination in the US, edging out even New Orleans. Suggest they sleep at Best Western City View Inn, a Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce member in Long Island City. Manager Mohammed Daud is on the Chamber Board of […]

Get Your Colombian Dance & Music Fix!

The Thalia Spanish Theatre presents COLOMBIA MUSICAL REVIEW LIMITED ENGAGEMENT through 12/14 Experience the colorful diversity and beauty of Colombian music and dance! This show will allow you to embark on dance voyage through four major Colombian cultural regions: Andean, Pacific, Atlantic, and Los Llanos featuring a LIVE BAND playing the vibrant rhythms of Cumbia, […]

Sad News: We Lose Luke Adams

From Sunnyside Chamber President Rigoberto Cardoso:

“It with great sadness that I announce that longtime volunteer, past president, and marketing director Luke Adams of Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce passed away suddenly November 10 from cardiac arrest. His contributions to Sunnyside and to the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce are incalculable. Luke can never be replaced.”

“Orient Express” You are invited Monday, Nov. 3 to Tangra

Dear Friend and Colleague, You are most cordially invited to attend a dinner gala,  “Orient Express,” when the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and Sunnyside Artists name Oguzhan Turan the “Luke Adams Sunnysider of the Year 2015.”  Orient Express will take place from 6pm until 9pm on Monday, November 3, 2014 at Tangra Ballroom, 39-23 Queens […]

Sunnysider of the Year – Past recipients

Luke Adams, who was the first recipient of eponymous award explained that the award was named after him against his will and while he is proud, it was “a mixed blessing – with relatives in Ireland last year thinking I was dead when they read that Father Dowd won the “Luke Adams Sunnysider of the […]

Village Voice Says Best Restaurant in Sunnyside New York 2014

                                   Daniel Yi the Sunnyside Guy Who  Brought the Treasured Restaurant Home  Best Restaurant in Sunnyside New York 2014 – Salt & Fat Salt & Fat looks like it could be in Brooklyn — reclaimed wood for the storefront sign, artfully arranged small plates that feature New […]

I Love Paraguay & Rebecca Barker

The bright and bustling atmosphere of I Love Paraguay restaurant, recently named by the Village Voice as one of the top ten restaurants in Sunnyside, on Greenpoint Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets in Sunnyside, was the location October 8 for the second restaurant Showcase Luncheon of the fall. The guest speaker was Rebecca Barker, […]

President Rigo Visits Member Locations

Dragonfly Graphics Rigoberto Cardoso is taking the time to visit members, and getting to know where all are located. Here he chats with Board Member Erin Fagin-Cabezas at work on Dragonfly Graphics in Long Island City at 4 Court Square near the historic courthouse building. Erin is partners with Deneen Paciello-Rubin and Erin were happy […]