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Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy BID Hoping To Attract Retailers To Fill 80 Commercial Vacancies

Organizers are aiming to create greater "retail diversity" in the areas along Fulton Street.

Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Columbus Avenue's Shift from Derelict Stores to $100 Mustard

Barbara Adler describes the way the avenue has changed dramatically over the years. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Hudson Yards and Hell's Kitchen BID Filled With Developers

Most members of the new business improvement district's board come from large development companies.

Sunnyside »

New BID Program Looks to Attract More Retailers to Sunnyside

Sunnyside Shines is looking to bring more shopping options to the neighborhood's vacant storefronts.

Elmhurst »

Group Against Business Improvement Dist. Screening Anti-Gentrification Film

The Roosevelt Avenue Community Alliance is hosting the directors of a film about gentrification.

Jackson Heights »

Proposed BID Draws Fire from Small Business Group

The business owners say the plan will push them out of their Queens neighborhoods.

Jackson Heights »

Vision for Jackson Heights and Corona Streetscapes Unveiled

The improvement district would strengthen local businesses, according to the civic group proposing it.

Midtown »

Trash-Littered W. 56th Street Block a 'Garbage Minefield,' Locals Say

Litter and trash bags on the block attract rats and other rodents, locals claim.

East Village »

LES BID Offers Artists a Canvas on High-Traffic Delancey Street

The Lower East Side Business Improvement District is asking artists to submit work for the project.

SoHo »

SoHo BID Battle Rages On at City Council Hearing

A vote on the BID could come as soon as next month but residents and businesses are still sparring.

Park Slope »

Seventh Avenue Merchants Say BID Will Boost Business

Some merchants on Seventh Avenue want to form a BID to pay for street sweeping and other beautification.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Wants a Business Improvement District Despite Past Failures

Community Board 11 Chair wants to ramp up the process of creating a BID by the end of the year.

Park Slope »

BID Proposed for Park Slope's Seventh Avenue

Merchants want to establish a BID that would pay for maintenance and upkeep along Seventh Avenue.

New York City »

School Bus Union Slams City for Rejecting Offer to Suspend Strike

Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello said the city is unnecessarily prolonging the strike.

Flatiron »

Flatiron Plaza Hosts 23 Days of Free Holiday Events

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership will host 23 days of holiday events beginning Dec. 1.