A group of businesses, civic groups, parent-teacher associations and religious institutions are planning a big rally at the Sunnyside Arch on Wednesday evening against the mayor’s decision to implement protected bike lanes on Skillman and 43rd avenues.
The protest is the latest in a long saga of community opposition to the city’s plan, which would eliminate 116 parking spots, but add safety measures along the highly-used corridors.
Congressman Joseph Crowley is facing a challenger from the Bronx in the primary next Tuesday.
We got a copy of this video today and it’s pretty good.
HE has been rising up the ranks in the national congressional scene. Our hometown hero.
As part of the borough president’s “Know Your Rights Week: Immigrants,” Queens Migration Services is hosting one-on-one consultations for those in removal proceedings or seeking asylum in their Sunnyside office.
From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 29, attorneys will be on hand to speak to those who fall under each category. Catholic Migration Services is located at 47-01 Queens Boulevard in room 203.
Come with questions and documents regarding your individual situation. Attorneys will provide free and safe services for all.
Schedule an appointment in advance at 347-472-3500.
Later that Thursday, from 4 to 9 p.m., legal and social services organizations are hosting an Immigration Resource Fair at Queens Center Mall. Stop by for assistance there as well.
Firefly, a cafe bistro focused on Southern European and Latin American dishes, recently opened in Sunnyside.
The eatery is located at 45-12 43rd Ave. and is headed by chef Vanessa Ceballos. Ceballos got her culinary start in her home country of Venezuela and eventually worked as Jacups Coffee Bistro in Maspeth before being inspired to open the European-style bistro in Sunnyside.
The eatery features brunch items as well as sandwiches, salads, pasta, tapas and pizza options. You can see more of the menu on Firefly’s website.