Your Cell Phone Your Story

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 by

QCA Video Workshop YourCellPhone Story

Join the Jamaica BID and Queens Council On The Arts for a Videography Workshop…”Your Cell Phone Your Story – Saturday, June 2nd 12noon – 3pm at the Hall of Fame Studios, located at 89-37 164th Street, Jamaica, NY 11432.

The Jamaica BID in partnership with Queens Council World Film Festival, the Queens Council on the Arts will spend a day in the BID district helping  you “UP” your Videography game using your cell phone. Under the guidance of professional filmmakers, directors, and producers, you will learn how to engage your community, your process, and your life story into videos that work for you.

Hall of Fame Studios
89-37 164th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432

Retail - Downtown Jamaica

The  NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop announced $300,000 in grant funding to the Jamaica Center Business Improvement District (BID) to provide commercial revitalization services to the Jamaica Avenue and surrounding Downtown Jamaica retail corridors.

“We are thrilled to have been awarded this grant, which will enable us to delve in and better understand how we can be most effective in serving our commercial and residential stakeholders,” said Whitney Barrat, Jamaica Center BID’s Executive Director. “We’re so grateful to SBS for their partnership, and to have this opportunity to plan and implement programming that will truly reflect the evolving needs of our community.”

Read The Full Press Release Here

Jamaica Center BID
161-10 Jamaica Avenue – Suite 419
Jamaica, NY 11432
Email: info@jamaicacenter.or

Jamaica Avenue SSD Promotion Pic

Shop in the #JamaicaBID district this weekend for Fab Stealz and Dealz during Sidewalk Sale Days – Friday, May 18th thru Sunday, May 20th.

The Jamaica BID Sidewalk Sale Days Program is a weekend of deals and fabulous finds on Jamaica Avenue! These are the only dates and times businesses are permitted to display merchandise outside, including hanging items from awnings and/or canopies.

Merchandise, racks, tables and /or hangers cannot extend more than three [3] feet from the building. Sidewalk Sale Days are only permitted along Jamaica Avenue from Sutphin Blvd. to 169th St. including Union Hall Street.

Businesses displaying merchandise outside of Non-Sidewalk Sale Days will be ticketed, or possible confiscation of merchandise.

Permit Street Activity Program
Sanitation Approval Letter
Sidewalk Sales Day Calendar 2018

Jamaica Center BID
161-10 Jamaica Avenue – Suite 419
Jamaica, NY 11432

PicMonkey Collage (1)

AHRC NYC is a family governed organization committed to finding ways for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to build full lives as defined by each person and supported by dedicated families, staff and community partners. AHRC NYC empowers those with developmental disabilities to live their passion lives.

The Jamaica BID is collaborating with AHRC NYC  with “People Power” a BID initiative proposed to businesses in Downtown Jamaica with hiring individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities.

The BID invites you to take a close look at what AHRC New York City has to offer bright and talented people who join their diverse team, and a look at the benefits for hiring persons with disabilities.

The Job Fair will take place, Thursday, May 17th 11am to 3pm at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, located at 153-10 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11432

Jamaica Performing Arts Center
153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432