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Jackson Heights, Corona get ‘taste’ of better living thru business improvement district
Jackson Heights, Corona get ‘taste’ of better living thru business improvement district
Business Angy Altamirano 5/27/2013 at 2:44PM

Businesses, property owners and residents along Roosevelt Avenue and Junction Boulevard are getting a taste of how being a business improvement district (BID) can improve their quality of life. Councilmember Julissa Ferreras announced sanitation and graffiti removal services for the areas. They come as part of her New Deal for Roosevelt Avenue, which promised a [...]

Sunnyside businesses offering exclusive deals every Thursday in May
Sunnyside businesses offering exclusive deals every Thursday in May
Business Angy Altamirano 5/08/2013 at 1:49PM

Get ready to start hoppin’. Area businesses are participating in Hoppin’ Thursdays in Sunnyside, a weekly promotion for the month of May. Thirty-three business are offering exclusive deals to customers. The promotion is co-sponsored by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) and Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars. The deals include dining and drink specials, discounts on [...]

82nd Street Partnership expands business improvement district
82nd Street Partnership expands business improvement district
News Angy Altamirano 3/21/2013 at 12:31PM

The 82nd Street Partnership will now extend all the way through 114th Street as part of the New Deal for Roosevelt Avenue announced by Councilmember Julissa Ferreras. “The 82nd Street Partnership is thrilled to announce this endeavor of expanding our business improvement district to include the major commercial corridors of Roosevelt Avenue, Junction Boulevard, 103rd [...]

Brrrrrrrr! How Queens is dealing with the cold
Brrrrrrrr! How Queens is dealing with the cold
News Queens Courier Staff 1/23/2013 at 4:39PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Baby it’s cold outside. With temperatures expected to stay below freezing, and wind chill factors making it feel even colder over the next week, Queens residents are bundling up to protect themselves from the frigid temperatures. Richard Schaffer, 51, of Bayside, volunteers to do yard work for the Lutheran Redeemer Church on [...]

Bayside BID holds election, 1 position still undecided
Business Philip Hertling 7/19/2012 at 12:54PM

Lyle Sclair, new executive director of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID), will look to bring variety to Bell Boulevard over the next several months. The BID held a meeting on Monday to discuss Sclair’s future plans of “branding” the already popular area. “It’s a place to conduct business,” Sclair said. Sclair along with [...]

Bayside BID director vows to better biz
Bayside BID director vows to better biz
Business Liam La Guerre 5/11/2012 at 10:38AM

Bayside business and property owners were introduced to Lyle Sclair, the new executive director of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID), who discussed plans for the BID’s future. Sclair, who succeeded recently-ousted Gregg Sullivan, was presented to a packed room of more than 50 BID members at All Saints Church on Tuesday, May 8. [...]

LIC to get BID
LIC to get BID
Business Michael Pantelidis 5/04/2012 at 12:30PM

Industrial business in LIC may soon be “improving.” The city is progressing with its plan to launch Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), which are formal organizations made up of property owners who are dedicated to promoting business development and improving the quality of life in their area, in four industrial neighborhoods across the five boroughs – [...]

Bayside Bid Battle Brewing
Bayside Bid Battle Brewing
News Michael Pantelidis 4/27/2012 at 11:06AM

A business battle is brewing in Bayside. Store owners on Bell Boulevard attended a meeting on April 18 organized by Gregg Sullivan – the former director of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) – to address concerns about the current state of the organization. During the meeting, the BID members in attendance voted to [...]

Busy October for Bayside BID
Busy October for Bayside BID
Arts & Music Bob Doda 10/05/2011 at 4:41PM

The first annual outdoor music festival on Bell Boulevard recently had community members dancing in the streets, according to Gregg Sullivan, Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) executive director. But the fall events have just begun. On Sunday, October 9 from noon until 6 p.m. the BID, in association with the Bayside Historical Society and [...]