A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from April 06, 2013
Sunnysider (inhabitant of Sunnyside, Queens)

"Sunnysider” is the name of an inhabitant of Sunnyside, in the borough of Queens. The name “Sunnysider” has been cited in print since at least 1923.


Wikipedia: Sunnyside, Queens
Sunnyside is a middle-class and commercial neighborhood in the western portion of the New York City borough of Queens. It shares borders with Hunters Point and Long Island City to the west, Astoria to the north, Woodside to the east and Maspeth to the south. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community District 2, served by Queens Community Board 2.

Old Fulton NY Post Cards
4 October 1923, The Daily Star (Queens, NY), pg. ?, col. 6:
SUNNYSIDERS TO
OBSERVE RALLY DAY

Old Fulton NY Post Cards
29 April 1925, The Daily Star (Queens, NY), pg. 4, col. 3:
SUNNYSIDERS PLAN
TO HOLD GARDEN CONTEST

Google Books
The Business Week
1933
Pg. 52:
Occasional movies, community activity fees, garden implements, flower seeds, Saturday night bridge parties — such things, beloved of Sunnysiders, are out.

Google Books
New York Affairs
Volume 7
1981
Pg. 72:
Sunnysiders responded to the adversity with the same kind of determination, and organization they had demonstrated in earlier eras, ...

Google Books
New York City
B y Martha Ellen Zenfell
Hong Kong: APA Publications; New York?: Distributed in the USA & Canada by Prentice Hall Travel
1991
Pg. 273:
As evictions appeared in mailboxes, the Sunnysiders took action.

Google Books
Queens:
What to Do, Where to Go (and How Not to Get Lost) in New York’s Undiscovered Borough

By Ellen Freudenheim
New York, NY: St. Martin’s Griffin
2006
Pg. 284:
La Flor sits in the shadow of the elevated #7 train, but its flower motif and shattered ceramic mug-and-saucer art, which covers nearly every free surface, brighten the mezda of faces here, from old Jewish Sunnysiders to local Latino Woodsiders.

QNYC
10/22/12 12:00pm
Sunnysiders remember Edebohls Ice Cream Parlor with nostalgia
by Joanna Eng
(...)
According to many commenters, one of the most popular hangouts in Sunnyside in the old days was Edebohls Ice Cream Parlor on the corner of Queens Boulevard and 47th Street, a classic spot with homemade ice cream, sweets, and a soda fountain.

The Queens Gazette
2013-02-06
Sunnysiders Search For Murder Suspects
By Liz Goff
Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer last week joined the husband and friends of a Sunnyside man who was fatally beaten in October, to distribute more flyers showing NYPD sketches of two suspects sought in connection with the murder.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWorkers/People • Saturday, April 06, 2013 • Permalink