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Long Island City »

Long Island City Business District Looks to Expand Into Hunters Point

The BID, run by LIC Partnership, may expand to cover Vernon Boulevard, Jackson Avenue and 44th Drive.

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.

Cobble Hill »

Business Owners Seeking Volunteers to Help Clean Smith and Court Streets

The committee behind the neighborhood's proposed BID want to spruce up the busy streets.

Jackson Heights »

82nd Street Partnership Announces New Director

Leslie Ramos, with experience in city government, was selected after a two-month search. 

Cobble Hill »

Cobble Hill Business Owners Band Together in Face of Rising Rents

The Court & Smith Street BID would aim to drive foot traffic to local shops and restaurants.

Elmhurst »

Group Against Business Improvement Dist. Screening Anti-Gentrification Film

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

SoHo »

SoHo BID Approved by Mayor Bloomberg

Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed legislation establishing the controversial SoHo BID.

Long Island City »

Long Island City Business Group Appoints New President

Elizabeth Lusskin will take over as head of the LIC Partnership starting Oct. 15, replacing Gayle Baron.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Hudson Yards BID Plan Praised, but Community Leaders Want it Renamed

Community Board 4 asked to rename it  the Hudson Yards/Hell's Kitchen Alliance .

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.

West Brighton »

Staten Island BID Pushes New 'Shop Local' Campaign

The Forest Avenue BID will give out coupons and a restaurant guide for businesses on the street.

Midtown »

Avenue of Americas Businesses Forming New BID in Midtown

The Avenue of the Americas business improvement district is expected to be formed in 9 to 15 months.

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.

Midtown East »

East Midtown BID to Launch 'Passport' to Local Businesses

Tens of thousands of shoppers will be given free, reusable cards entitling them to special offers.