North Flatbush Business Improvement District – Your Connection
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The North Flatbush Avenue BID is getting ready to roll out the SANTA TROLLEY once again. It’s Shopping Season on North Flatbush Avenue !
When: Saturday, December 14, 2013
TIME: 2pm to 4pm
FREE CHILDREN’s FACE PAINTING at designated restaurants starting at 1:00pm to 5:00pm.
Merchant sales and discounts at designated Merchants – Just look for the glitter RED snowflakes in shop windows starting December 1st.
Hop on! The Santa Trolley will be rolling out along North Flatbush Avenue, making stops along the corridor, hop on and get your photo taken with Santa! Hop off! and get a candy cane from one of our elves, Look for Santa’s elves along the route.
FUN FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES!
Bike Corral Petition
Bike Corrals are an innovative new approach to bicycle parking in which racks are clustered in the street. The North Flatbush AVenue BID has requested a Bike Corral at Park Place and Flatbush Avenue. We have agreed to maintain the Corral.
We will be submitting this petition to Community Board 8 to show demand for more bike racks in our neighborhood. By signing, you are showing your support for this bicycle parking facility.
Please click on the link and sign. That is all you have to do.
The North Flatbush Avenue BID thanks you for your support.
All along North Flatbush Avenue, 40 brand new repurposed bike racks were installed by NYC Department of Transportation.
Did you know that commuter bike riding nearly quadrupled in the last decade, growing 8% in the last year. To date, the North Flatbush AVenue BID has 98 bike racks on our streets. The BID is also working with the NYC DOT for additional bike corrals in our streets. If you have an ideal location for a street bike corral in our area, contact us, we would like to hear from you!
Made from galvanized, durable ductile iron, meter racks easily slide on to former parking meter posts that have had their heads removed following DOT’s installation of new, user-friendly muni meters. By taking advantage of already-installed infrastructure, the meter racks eliminate the cost of removing old posts combined with the cost of installing an entirely new bike rack.
The new meter rack’s design is based on the standard “Hoop” rack designed by Ian Mahaffy and Maarten De Greeve, which was selected as the winner of a DOT and Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum-sponsored competition in 2008. The design also reflects time-tested methods pioneered by DOT to secure the racks to the poles in a way that improves durability, reduces the need for maintenance and helps to prevent theft and vandalism.
Through its CityRacks program, the DOT has installed more than 13,000 city bicycle racks citywide to date, providing parking for more than 26,000 bicycles, most of which were installed within the last four years, and with a record 2,700 racks installed in the last fiscal year. Visit our Facebook page to see more photos of our new bike racks.
Take a stroll along North Flatbush Avenue and enjoy the musicians we have lined up for this years Make Music New York. With dozens of artists performing within walking distance from morning until the evening hours, it looks like there is something for everyone!!
Make Music New York is a live, FREE musical celebration on Friday, June 21, the longest day of the year, with over 1,000 concerts on NYC streets, sidewalks and parks across the 5 Boroughs.
HERE IS A LIST OF ALL THE PERFORMANCES HAPPENING IN AND AROUND THE NORTH FLATBUSH AVENUE BID DISTRICT:
Look for the orange balloons!!
Piquant Restaurant (239 Flatbush Ave)
Woodland (242 Flatbush Ave)
5:15-8pm: Edwin Vazquez (Latin)
Eladia’s Kids (264 Flatbush Ave)
11-12pm Sonnet Man
6-7pm: The House Band (Other)
7-8pm: Karaoke Hour! (Other)
8-9pm: Tyler and the Gang (Other)
Hooti Couture (321 Flatbush Ave)
Elberta Restaurant & Bar (335 Flatbush Ave)
Burrito Bar & Kitchen
5:00-8pm – Inti and the Moon (Latin, Rumba,Jazz)
Brooklyn Public Library (10 Grand Army Plaza)
4:30-5:30pm: Underground Horns (Funk)
Dear BID Merchants,
LET’S BRING LIVE MUSIC TO NORTH FLATBUSH AVENUE ON JUNE 21, 2013 FROM 10 AM TO 10PM.
ANYONE CAN GET INVOLVED AND ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AT WWW.Make Music.org. LET US KNOW WHICH MUSICIAN BEST SUITES YOUR STOREFRONT AND WE WILL SET UP ALL THE PERMITS. NO FEE FOR ANYONE.