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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.

Upper East Side »

Tony Madison Avenue Stores to Donate Money to Children's Charity

On Saturday, Dec. 1, many swanky Madison Avenue shops will donate 20 percent of their sales to charity.

Midtown East »

Street Recycling Program Launched in Midtown East

The East Midtown Partnership has placed 21 paper-only recycling bins around the district.

SoHo »

SoHo BID's Supporters and Opponents Face off at City Council Hearing

Supporters of a plan to create a BID on Broadway say it would ease pedestrian traffic and reduce trash.

Woodside »

Woodside Business Improvement District Proposed to Combat Dirty Streets

Community Board 2 is looking to establish a BID in Woodside.

East Village & Lower East Side »

City to Refund $300K to Chinatown Property Owners

Some Chinatown property owners can expect a combined tax credit of $300,000 from the Dept. of Finance.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown BID Unanimously Approved by City Council

The Council voted 50-0 to support the creation of a Chinatown Business Improvement District.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Galleries to Commemorate 9/11 Anniversary

A host of galleries will show 9/11-related exhibitions to coincide with next week's 10th anniversary.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Two Local Leaders Honored by City for Work in Community

Dr. Norbert Sander and Elba Pichardo received Neighborhood Achievement Awards for their work in Washington Heights.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side BID Looking to Triple in Size

The business improvement district hopes to expand to cover more than 1,000 properties across the Lower East Side.

Midtown & Theater District »

Midtown's Pedestrian Plaza Ripe For Accidents, Group Warns

The Fashion Center BID says the proximity of the Broadway pedestrian plaza and bike lanes is dangerous.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side to Get an iPhone App

The Lower East Side BID is planning to introduce a new phone app to help visitors navigate the neighborhood.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

SoHo BID Proposal Awaiting City Council Approval

The City Planning Commission approved the SoHo BID Jan. 26. Now the proposal moves to the City Council.

Manhattan »

New Director Named to Village Alliance Business Improvement District

William Kelley, formerly of the Union Square Partnership, is taking over as director of the Village Alliance BID.