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Join the #JamaicaBID in welcoming New Neighbor: Vanessa Boutique, located at 162-17 Jamaica Avenue. The boutique opened its doors in mid March – selling affordable quality ladies dresses of all styles. Soon to becoming a Jamaica Center Value Card Member, offering up to 20%off…You can also see Vanessa Boutique fashions at the Jamaica Just My Style Fashion Event – Friday, June 15th 6-9pm. Get Your Tickets Today on Eventbrite JJMS!!!

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Vanessa Boutique
162-17 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432


Shop in the #JamaicaBID district this weekend for Fab Stealz and Dealz during Sidewalk Sale Days – Friday, June 1st thru Sunday, June 3rd.

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 CollageStart Planning Your Child’s Summer Fun At York College 2018 Summer Camp!

York College Continuing Education Program is excited about offering the South, South East Queens family…Summer Camp 2018! There are two schedules offered, both which includes breakfast and lunch. Breakfast, as being the most important meal of the day!
  • Monday – Friday, 7:30am to 6:00pm
  • Monday – Friday, 7:30am to 3:00pm 
Act TODAY!  Enroll your child/ren in York College’s Summer Camp by April 15th and receive a $100 discount on each enrollment.  To further assist with affordability, take advantage of our new Payment Plan!
Questions? Contact us at or Eartha White at 718.262.2790

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