Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that a new park is in the works for Jamaica, NY. The 407-acre park will stretch 3.5 miles along the water and is set to open in 2019. This area of Jamaica has never been open to the public before. It used to be a burial ground for the public’s
A 669-unit affordable housing project is under construction in Jamaica. Real Estate News reports that the two-tower complex will be located at the corner of Sutphin Boulevard and Archer Avenue. It is called the Crossing At Jamaica Station. “For nearly 700 families, this will mean real security and the ability to have a little left
Happy New Year JAF! Hope you all had a wonderful Holiday! Thank you all for supporting JBID programs, and the shopping district, 2016 was a great year for JBID and looking forward to 2017, as we build a stronger connection with community/consumers/customer. Please stay connected to our website and social sites: Jamaica Center, Instagram, Facebook Page for upcoming events and What’s Buzzn in Jamaica BID…NYC’s Hottest Destination!!!!
Raymour & Flanigan NYC’s leading chain joined the Jamaica BID two years now, bringing the community name-brand quality home furnishings, stylish home decor for every room at affordable prices.
On Wednesday, December 21st, 10am-9pm stop by the Jamaica Avenue showroom for their One Day Holiday Savings Event, offering every store item at discounted prices, with available financing.
Raymour & Flanigan
168-23 Jamaica Avenue
Madrag & 10 Spot Girl, turned up the fashion in the Jamaica BID District in late November, with on-trend styles, and affordable prices!
The Madrag & 10 Spot Girl is funky, chic, fashionable and fearless wear….pushing the envelope with mixing trends and her own personal style…always the best dressed in any room with all eyes on her! The store stocks its shelves daily with a curated selection of new pieces to bring fashionistas a massive collection of ready-to-wear, right off the runway sportswear, shoes, lingerie and accessories…all for the budget conscious fashionista. Carrying junior and plus sizes, something for fashionable chicks of all shapes and sizes! They have been in business for over 30 years, own and operate more than 60 stores in 10 states, and we Welcome MadRag & 10 Spot Girl to Jamaica Avenue!
MadRag & 10 Spot Girl: 163-33 Jamaica Avenue
Join JBID and Cultural Collaborative Jamaica for the Annual Community Tree Lighting Ceremony, Saturday, December 10th 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Rufus King Park 153rd Street and Jamaica Avenue, Special Guest Host Ralph McDaniel’s, DJ Mike Baril of MediaMakersNYC, Queens Elite Marching Band, Surprise Giftaways, and Special Attendance from: Council Member I. Daneek Miller, Senator Leroy Comrie, and Council Member Rory Lancman
#ShopSmall Business Saturday began six years ago when American Express dedicated the Saturday after Thanksgiving to #ShopSmall with the businesses that make the community. This year, on Saturday, November 26, Jamaica Center BID will celebrate #ShopSmallBizSaturday by bringing awareness to the diversity of the small and independent businesses in Jamaica Center. In order for the community the thrive, the Small Businesses must thrive…..#ShopSmallBiz Saturday by supporting the Small Businesses in your community, that make your community a home!!!
New revitalization efforts have been made all across the city, but Jamaica recently secured one of 10 revitalization grants given to downtown centers throughout New York state. Governor Cuomo recently awarded Downtown Jamaica with a $10 million grant as part of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The initiative’s mission is for these grants to be used