BY DAVID ROSARIO
Several blocks of Bell Boulevard in Bayside will close this Sunday for the Bayside Village BID Sunday Stroll, which gives residents and shoppers the chance to leisurely take in all the shops and restaurants the strip has to offer.
Two blocks of the boulevard between 39th and 41st avenues will close from noon to 5 p.m. on Sept. 27 for the stroll, which is sponsored by the Bayside Village Business Improvement District and the city’s Department of Transportation.
The Sunday Stroll aims to create an opportunity for pedestrians to be able to walk around and enjoy the area without any vehicular interference.
Unlike the traditional city street fair, Bell Boulevard will not be filled with vendors or stands of any kind. It instead will be left vacant for the purposes of providing more space for the community to walk across this stretch.
All of the dining and retail establishments on this two-block stretch will have the option to display their merchandise in front of their businesses on the sidewalk, but all transactions must be made inside of the businesses themselves.
The walk is subject to cancellation due to any inclement weather. Families from Bayside and beyond are invited to come out and enjoy all of the great programs and activities planned for the day.