Category Archives: News

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 […]

Woodside Herald – September 5th, 2014

If It Would Help, I Can Bite The New Landlord! Editorial by Luke Adams It took me almost 50 years to find a dentist I could trust and did not hurt me, and for the last 25 years I was more than content to be cared for by doctors Arthur Kubikian and Louiza Puskulian. Now, […]

Con Ed Speaks At Sunnyside Chamber Meeting

   By Thomas Cogan The June meeting of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce was held at the Bucharest Romanian restaurant, 43-45 40th St., in keeping with the chamber’s new policy of visiting a different local restaurant each month.  The main speaker was from Con Edison.  She explained its “Green Team” programs of energy efficiency for small businesses or […]

From the SunnysidePost

Rigo Cardoso Hold First Meeting as Chamber President May 20, By Christian Murray Manny Gomez, Don McCallian, Pat Tunney and Rigo Cardoso – Rigo Cardoso, the newly elected president of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, held his first monthly meeting as the leader of the organization last week– following a  bruising campaign to take the top […]

Bornstein Of QEDC Speaks Of Borough’s Future

  Bornstein Of QEDC Speaks Of Borough’s Future BY THOMAS COGAN Queens Economic Development Council Executive Director Seth Bornstein (third from l.) addressed the October luncheon of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce at Dazies restaurant. His listeners included several chamber members (from l.); Rigoberto Cardoso, Dazies owner Lily Gavin, Laura Heim, Gerry Lederman and Ira […]