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Proposed Queens BID divides community

Proposed Queens BID divides community

A City Council led group is vying for a new business improvement district along a nearly two-mile stretch of Roosevelt Avenue between 81st and 104th Streets in Queens, dividing the bustling immigrant community. The...

Margaret Chin and Soho

At long last, Soho BID is imminent

After years of wrangling, Soho is set to get a Business Improvement District. The BID, which will include the stretch of Broadway between Houston and Canal streets, is expected to receive Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s...

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Push to form BID at Related’s Hudson Yards

Though construction on Related Companies’ Hudson Yards megaproject has just about begun, there is already a push to create...

Fort Greene, Clinton Hill locals spar over neighborhood ‘improvements’

Fort Greene, Clinton Hill locals spar over neighborhood ‘improvements’

A meeting hosted by the Fort Greene and Clinton Hill business improvement district showed that there is discord among...

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Soho BID fight comes ahead of Council hearing

The fight over the creation of a business improvement district in Soho comes to a head in March, when...

Planning society suggests measures to upkeep Garment District

Planning society suggests measures to upkeep Garment District

The city’s fashion industry generates $9 billion in total wages and contributes $1.7 billion in annual tax revenue, a...

City Council to consider Chinatown BID

City Council to consider Chinatown BID

Several retailers are pushing the City Council to pass a bill to create a Chinatown Business Improvement District that they believe would improve business conditions in the neighborhood, the New York Times reported. Under...

Madison Ave. BID luring Brazilian and Chinese tourists

Madison Ave. BID luring Brazilian and Chinese tourists

As part of an initiative to Bolster The Madison Avenue retail corridor between 57th and 86th streets, the area’s...

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Committee approves Atlantic Avenue BID

The City Council’s Finance Committee has unanimously approved the creation of an Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District, pushing the neighborhood between the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and Fourth Avenue one step closer towards the funding it...

Garment District hopes to bring in nightlife

Garment District hopes to bring in nightlife

In an effort to bolster the Garment District from an area run by workday commuters into a 24-hour destination,...

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