Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge gets new title to bid for businesses

BAY RIDGE - The City Council has designated part of Bay Ridge?s Fifth Avenue a Business Improvement District (BID) to allow the area to compete for customers.

Stores along Fifth Avenue from 65th to 86th street, which is near two other BIDs, now qualify for free trash and graffiti removal. The stores will also be decorated during peak shopping days.

Shop owners hope the designation will help bring businesses and shoppers back to Bay Ridge.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 Brooklyn hit the streets to ask 1 Word on the Street: GPS devices
At least six people have been arrested and 2 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video
3 VIDEO: Brooklyn Botanic Garden to host annual Sakura Matsuri Festival
News 12 Long Island has won the regional 4 News 12 Long Island wins regional Edward R. Murrow Award
Sea Cliff's Troy Ramey was voted off 'The 5 Elisa's Entertainment for 4/26

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE