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  • As part of MED Week, the Department of Commerce’s Office of Business Services is hosting a virtual event, More Than Just a Paycheck- How to Engage and Retain Employees, on Thursday, October 6th from 10:30am-12:00pm. This event will provide information, resources, and best practice options to entrepreneurs regarding......

  • Mayfair TV has gone LIVE! The Mayfair BID has created a YouTube channel where all of our Mayfair TV commercials will be uploaded once they are completed. These commercials can now be viewed and shared by all! Click HERE to view our YouTube page and be......

  • Congratulations to Dr. Deepa Patel of Smile Philly! Located at 6808 Frankford Avenue, Dr. Deepa Patel and the Smile Philly! team just completed their Storefront Improvement project. Next time you’re in the corridor, make sure to walk by and check it out. If you are......

  • Congratulations to Exalted Beauty of 7217 Frankford Avenue on being awarded $10K from the Comcast RISE Grant! Comcast RISE and the Comcast RISE Investment Fund were initially launched in 2020 as a response to help small business owners of color who were hardest hit by the economic......

  • We’re sharing exciting news regarding a grant program for women business owners in Philadelphia! Launched in 2021, the JVS Philadelphia Fund for Women deploys capital in two primary methods: through investments in technology-focused ventures in the region that match Ben Franklin’s investment criteria, and through......

  • Please see the latest class that is being offered FREE of charge from Community College of Philadelphia as part of their Power Up Your Business Program. You can attend this class either in person or virtually. Additional details and registration info below. Learn how to......

  • We are VERY happy to announce that the Mayfair BID has signed a brand-new contract with Ready Willing & Able (aka: “The Men in Blue”), and beginning this week, Ready Willing & Able will begin cleaning our corridor and emptying our trash cans every day......

  • After a series of delays due to staffing and material shortages, our new Mayfair signs have FINALLY started going up! In the past we had a variety of either canvass or vinyl banners, both of which had very short lifespans, however our new Mayfair signs......

  • June 30 the BID’s Donny Smith had the opportunity to attend the Grand Re-Opening of Golden Nails & Spa, located at 7305 Frankford Avenue. Councilman Driscoll and candidate Pat Gallagher were also in attendance, and together they helped Keith and his wife, Tina, cut the......

  • All of our Mayfair BID businesses are invited and encouraged to participate in our Mayfair Third Thursday events, and as an MBID business owner, you are able to do so FREE of charge! This is exactly why we are hosting these events – to promote......

  • It’s a GREAT day in Mayfair! Working together as one, the Mayfair Community Development Corporation, the Mayfair Civic Association, and the Mayfair Business Improvement District all came together and installed brand new American flags, cleaned up the Mayfair War Memorial including the installation of a......

  • If you don’t have a camera system yet, now is a great time to invest in one. Having cameras outside of your business not only acts as a deterrent, but is also a great way to monitor activity at your business 24 hours a day.......

  • The Antares REACH Grant Program will provide $20,000 grants to small businesses, with an emphasis on businesses preparing for their next stage of growth; operated by historically underrepresented entrepreneurs; and providing important community services. To be eligible, a business must: – Be a for-profit business......

  • The Mayfair Business Improvement District is thrilled to sponsor Pennypack Music Festival this year! Doing so not only helps Pennypack Music Festival obtain their goal of supporting musical education, but also introduces attendees to everything that our businesses here in Mayfair have to offer them. If......

  • Businesses here in Mayfair have been nominated in sixty nine (69) different categories for Metro’s Best of Philly contest! Congratulations to all of our businesses here in Mayfair that have been nominated! Please take a moment to show your support for your fellow business owners......

  • Comcast RISE, which stands for “Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment,” aims to help small businesses owned by women and people of color succeed and grow. The Comcast RISE program and Investment Fund are part of Comcast’s ongoing commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as well as our......

  • Please take a moment to nominate your favorite business to compete in Metro’s “Philly’s Best Award”! Last year Mayfair took home Six Best of Philly awards … Let’s double it this year! Nominate your own business or some of your other favorite Mayfair businesses. Click HERE to......

  • We are happy to announce that we’re bringing it back – Mayfair Under the Stars! After a very long hiatus, we’re happy to announce that we’re bringing Mayfair’s Third Thursday Night Markets back to Cottman & Frankford beginning on Thursday May 19th. Working once again......

  • Philadelphia will begin enforcing its ban on single-use plastic bags on Friday (April 1st) with businesses that violate the law facing fines of at least $150. October 1, 2021–April 1, 2022: The City will write warnings for businesses using non-compliant bags. April 1, 2022 onward: The......

  • Whether you’re planning to open a restaurant or simply want your restaurant to be more profitable, this is a free series you won’t want to miss. We’ll take you through all the critical aspects of planning and operating a restaurant. In this FREE series, you’ll......

  • (From Donny Smith on February 17, 2022) Yesterday I participated in an outstanding meeting that was hosted by the PRLA to address music licensing. The primary speaker on the subject was Dan Spears, the vice president of BMI. It was extremely helpful, and I left the meeting......

  • On Saturday March 12th beginning at 11am, the Erin Express will be traveling through Mayfair beginning at 2pm. The bus will be making stops in Mayfair throughout the day at Leneghan’s Crusader Inn as well as King’s Highway Tavern. This is NOT the old Shamrock Shuttle! The Shamrock......

  • Today the City of Philadelphia has lifted the mask mandate, effective immediately. Schools For schools, we will continue to watch and evaluate the data. If it continues to move in the right direction, we plan to end mandatory masking in schools on March 9. Then,......

  • The Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s new tiered system for determining when COVID-19 safety mandates are needed was announced today in a news conference held by city health commissioner Cheryl Bettigole. Based on these metrics, the state of COVID-19 in​the city now would fall into......

  • PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s two days out from Valentine’s Day, and the rush for flowers is on. Florists in the Philadelphia area said they are ready, even amid a severe supply chain crunch. Doors opened at 8 a.m. Saturday at Stein Your Florist Company, and......

  • PR&LA is bringing a new workshop to you about how to bring music to your restaurant, save money and stay legal. Do you host live music or play recorded music at your restaurant/hospitality business? Join us on Feb. 16 at 11:00 AM ET to learn......

  • We have been working closely with our Commerce Department, the Philadelphia BID Alliance, and the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association (PR&LA) to stay as up to date as possible regarding Philadelphia’s Vaccine Mandate. The PR&LA recently posted a VERY good Q&A session that they held......

  • If you are looking for snow removal this season for your business, we have compiled some options below. Hope this helps you survive the winter! Milt Martelack is a local guy who offers snow removal service, however he is not taking on any new customers......

  • PIDC is offering 0% interest loans for Philadelphia small businesses. Find all the details below: Eligibility Funds will be targeted to Historically Disadvantaged Businesses (at least 50% of loans to be awarded) and businesses located in high-poverty and/or low-moderate income communities. Small businesses with less......

  • Please see the opportunity below being offered by Community College of Philadelphia to participate in FREE Power Up Your Business workshops designed to help you with your finances. Jan. 20, 2022 | 1:30 p.m. | Knowing Your Financial Numbers for Small Business This workshop talks......

  • APPLY FOR A GRANT TO RECEIVE ASSISTANCE Uber Eats and Visa are introducing Grants for Growth, a new grant program that provides $1 million in grants to small businesses that have been impacted by COVID, hurricanes, natural disasters and other unexpected events.  Through the program,......

  • Below are answers to many of your common questions regarding the vaccine mandate. Click HERE to read more about the process of verifying vaccination status. It is a PDF which you may want to print out and either hang up in your business or distribute......

  • At the end of 2021, Capt. Walker was reassigned to another unit (common practice with the PD … every district received a new captain), and on Dec. 31, 2021 we met the new 15th district captain, Captain Jose Medina. During our meeting, I learned that......

  • Application to apply for temporary outdoor extension permits are now available at PLCB+. Under Act 81 of 2021, restaurant, eating place retail dispenser, club, catering club, hotel, brewery, limited distillery, distillery and limited winery licensees may apply for temporary outdoor extensions at no charge through December 31,......

  • Please see below the latest COVID updates from the Philadelphia Health Department including vaccine information and the restrictions beginning in January. The Latest Numbers   1,327,082 people received at least one dose of vaccine and 1,041,590 people are ‘fully vaccinated’ in Philadelphia, as of December......

  • We work very hard to eliminate graffiti in Mayfair with our Corridor Manager Jim oftentimes removing the graffiti in the early morning hours before anyone ever sees it. The attached photos tell a different story though. These photos were taken in broad daylight at approximately......

  • Below please find the message from Stacy Irving of the Office of Homeland Security. In her message it details the additional police presence along our corridor and some tips on how to protect yourself and your property during the holiday season. Good Morning All, The......

  • Rachael Mahoney of the 15th District is once again working with the 15th PDAC and together they are collecting toys and donations for local families in need. Please see her letter attached. If you would like to make a donation, please contact either Rachael or......

  • PIDC is now offering 0% interest loans. This loan program provides flexible low-cost capital to small businesses with less than $5M in revenue for costs associated with improved business resilience or growth, including working capital, fit-up, inventory, technology, mobilization, re-hiring, and employee training. Use: working......

  • Our Christmas Tree Lighting and Christmas Village Event was a huge success. If you haven’t seem the photos, click HERE to see the photos that were captured by John Leong. In addition, click HERE to see video of the event! Partnering with the Mayfair Civic Association, the MBID......

  • The Department of Sanitation are running on schedule, and the trash pickup along our corridor (6300-7600 blocks) is on FRIDAY of each week (6200 block is picked up on Wednesday – Place trash at the curb on Tuesday at 7pm). The Sanitation Department has noticed a large......

  • The Parade is scheduled for Sunday November 21st, beginning at noon. The parade is starting at Frankford Avenue from Rhawn to Knorr.   This year we will be honoring Pat’s Music Center as our 2021 Parade Grand Marshal We will not only need sponsors for......

  • Dine and Dash is a term used when a customer eats a meal and leaves without paying the bill. The term has been around for quite some time, however unfortunately the practice of dining and dashing is on the uprise not just here in Philadelphia,......

  • The Commerce Department has made some changes, especially pertaining to heating, so please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these new changes.   Heating: Heaters powered by electricity, propane, or natural gas are authorized in outdoor dining areas only if they are manufactured for outdoor......

  • You are invited to attend the Mayfair Civic Association meeting to discuss a Zoning Notice that recently appeared at 7300 Frankford Avenue. Application for: FOR USE AS GROUP MEDICAL DENTAL AND HEALTH PRECTITIONER , FOR USE AS SUNDRIES PHARMACEUTICALS AND CONVINENCE SALES IN AN EXISTING......

  • For those of you who do not know or may have forgotten, Art History suffered a complete loss due to the result of a fire on the eve of their 11th Anniversary here in Mayfair. I’m happy to announce that Jay will be coming back to his......

  • I know that it’s early to begin discussing Christmas, however when it comes to putting an event together, the sooner that you start planning, the better the event will be. With that thought in mind, we’re already working in collaboration with the Mayfair Community Development......

  • On October 28th,2021 Donny Smith, Executive Director of Mayfair Business Improvement District, attended a press  conference hosted by the PR&LA to address outdoor seating in Philadelphia. HB 425 has passed in Harrisburg and will allow restaurants and caterers to extend premises within one-thousand feet of......

  • Councilmember, Allan Domb, had such a great time seeing people in person again and enjoying the events that make Philadelphia such a fun and vibrant place to be. While we all continue following the City’s safety guidelines to keep everyone safe and healthy, Allan Domb......

  • PIDC’s Business Builder Workshops provide critical business education to businesses and organizations from every market sector. Presented by subject matter experts, these workshops are foundational in building skills, making connections, and providing components needed to reach strategic growth goals. They are also free and specifically......

  • Our Events Page is now live on our website!   Click HERE to view the page.   Our plan is to update the page regularly and to share it on social media, so if your business would like the BID to promote any events that you are......

  • Anne Marie Muldoon of Avenue Chiropractic (6233 Frankford Ave) and her Marines are kicking off the 2021 Toys For Tots campaign, and she is looking for help (see her message below). She is attached to this email. If you can help her out with this......

  • Just as a reminder, Philadelphia’s plastic bag ban begins today. $75 fines are expected to begin in April 2022, however warnings will begin being issued today. Click HERE to read a story about the ban that was written by Jack Tomczuk with Metro....

  • Discussions surrounding the 44th Annual Mayfair / Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, are in the works! The Parade is scheduled for Sunday November 21st, beginning at noon. We will not only need sponsors for the event, but also and equally important, WE NEED PARTICIPANTS!  This parade brings thousands......

  • Below please find a grant opportunity for our bars and restaurants that does NOT need to be paid back! The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is partnering with GrubHub to give out over $1.5 Million to bars/restaurants that have been affected by......

  • The BID is beyond thrilled to announce that the Philadelphia Department of Commerce is once again offering funding for the SafeCam Program! Participants can receive: Up to 50 percent of the total eligible costs. Up to $3,000 for a single commercial property.   Click HERE......

  • Please see the letter below from the Philadelphia Department of Commerce including a video regarding Philadelphia’s Storefront Improvement Program. If you’ve been following along, you’ll remember that the BID has already managed to complete three storefronts this year, with others in the works. If you......

  • Please see this opportunity below on how to grow your business from Community College of Philadelphia and Golman Sachs. Please Donny know if you are interested in participating in this program by emailing donny@mayfairbid.org. When: Sep 14, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)......

  • Below please find the latest update on Philadelphia’s vaccine mandates, the 3rd dose, information about lost cards, and more. In our immediate area, starting August 24th and every Tuesday thereafter, patients can go to the Free Library Library of Philadelphia in Tacony at 6742 Torresdale......

  • Below please find the latest news from the City of Philadelphia regarding mask requirements. As additional details become available, we will keep our news section updated. Dear business owners, In response to an increase in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Philadelphia, the City announced......

  • Calling all Eagles fans! Here is an opportunity brought to you by the Greater Northeast Chamber of Commerce to have a chat with Merrill Reese on Wednesday, September 1st from 6pm-7pm. Join Voice of the Philadelphia Eagles, Merrill Reese, as he gets you set for......

  • It was a busy week last week in Mayfair! Last week we toured our corridor with Councilmembers Gilmore-Richardson and Henon, State Representatives Driscoll and Hohenstein, Dr. Raval-Nelson of the Health Department, Director Rashid and Nicole Tillman of the Philadelphia Commerce Department, Acting Commissioner DiPietro of......

  • The Veteran’s Appreciation BBQ was hosted by Rep. Joe Hohenstein, Councilmember Bobby Henon and the Mayfair Business Improvement District on Saturday, July 10 and featured live music by Evryman Jack. FREE COVID-19 vaccine shots were offered by the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association and Temple Health included gift......

  • The BID has heard your complaints about the new parking kiosks and has toured the Avenue with representatives from the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) to further address the issues, specifically, the lack of information about the new kiosks, and the poor or lacking signage. PPA......

  • Reales’ has started construction and is well on their way to a beautiful storefront transformation. It’s going to be incredible, check out the in-progress photos and what the final storefront will look like! Tom’s Sportsman’s Pub is also in the works and Boost Mobile (7354......

  • Calling all business owners! Below please find the following opportunities to participate in a handful of Webinars being offered for FREE by the Community College of Philadelphia to help “Power Up Your Business”. Coming up next tomorrow, on June 15, the second workshop of the......

  • The wait is finally over! Today the city officially announced that the final restrictions are being lifted tomorrow (Friday June 11th) at 12:01 am. Bars will once again be allowed to remain open until 2am, and the indoor mask mandate will also be lifted. PHILADELPHIA......

  • In response to the lowest number of new cases since late September 2020, the City will be lifting all Safer-at-Home restrictions, including density limits, maximum capacity limits, distancing rules, etc. on Wednesday, June 2nd – TODAY!   The indoor mask mandate and 11 p.m. last call for......

  • The Department of Commerce Office of Business Services is hosting a virtual Coffee & Commerce event regarding Commercial Leases & Commercial Real Estate Acquisition, on Wednesday, April 7 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. with welcome remarks from Councilmember At-Large Kendra Brooks.  This free webinar will......

  • The COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) Grant opened on Monday March 15. The Philadelphia Commerce Department has laid out the details of the program including a link to apply on their website HERE. As a reminder, this Grant is only open to businesses that......

  • During today’s Press Conference, Commissioner Farley made the following announcement: Changes to Safer at Home Restrictions: Due to concern about the rise in the number of cases and hospitalizations in Philadelphia, Health Commissioner Dr. Farley announced today that the city will not be adopting relaxed......

  • Originally published with pictures on Northeast Times Rolls Auto Sales, Frankford and Magee avenues, gave away 150 turkeys on Saturday afternoon. Rolls partnered with the Mayfair Business Improvement District and City Councilman Bobby Henon. Owner Michael Milis has been doing the giveaway for three years.......

  • Information on Health Insurance & Open Enrollment 2020 Hosted by My Benefit Advisor for business and individuals to explore plans and options....

  • Additional security cameras were installed along Frankford Avenue at Wellington and Oakmont with the goal of continuing to improve the safety of Mayfair residents and businesses....

  • Mayfair Meineke is hiring an experienced mechanic for their Mayfair store located at 6140 Frankford Avenue, salary is starting at $40,000 a year....

  • Join the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Chinese United Association And Mayfair BID at Double Care, Adult Day-Care Center for a unique, in-depth training to become a Census Champion....

  • Initial recommendations for Mayfair intersection at Frankford and Cottman Avenues from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)....

  • Smile Philly Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is looking for a qualified and motivated part-time dental hygienist to join their Mayfair team....

  • State Rep Joe Hohenstein Job Fair, Friday. April 26th 11am to 3pm at Vogt Recreation Center....

  • The Community College of Philadelphia has founded the “Power Up Your Business” program to help grow our small business community.  ...

  • Mayfair BID welcomes a new store Lonsta LED Lighting on Frankford Avenue...

  • Mayfair BID welcomes a new store Lonsta LED Lighting on Frankford Avenue...

  • Mayfair Business Improvement District (BID) utilizes all available tools and resources to engage our City Departments and community partners to find new, innovative solutions to keep a safe, clean and beautiful thoroughfare....

  • Rolls Auto Sales Dealership is raising awareness for breast cancer research with donations for ever vehicle sold in the month of October...

  • Rolls Auto Sales Dealership is raising awareness for breast cancer research with donations for ever vehicle sold in the month of October...

  • Ays Fusion takes advantage of City of Philadelphia Storefront Improvement Grant, and receives new exterior signage....

  • The Merchants Fund offers charitable donations for businesses in financial need....

  • The PIDC Newsletter for updates on available grants, properties, clients and events in Philadelphia...

  • The PIDC Newsletter for updates on available grants, properties, clients and events in Philadelphia...

  • The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is kicking off in Mayfair with artist David Guinn at the intersection of Cottman & Frankford Avenues....

  • When people of Northeast Philly think fashion they will now be thinking Mayfair. The 1st Annual Glamour on the Avenue hit the corner of Cottman & Frankford Avenues with an hour and half long fashion show featuring nearly 50 models wearing street wear and formal fashions from Art History 101, Domenico's Formal Wear, Dress Up Time, The...

  • Blight is a problem facing all neighborhoods.  It affects property values, increases crime, and can damage the psyche of local residents.  It is our obligation to vigilantly utilize all available resources and tools to combat these issues to preserve and enhance, Mayfair.  ...

  • The Merchants Fund is a Philadelphia charity established in 1854 to provide charitable gifts to business persons facing financial hardship. The mission is to provide financial assistance to current and past merchants in Philadelphia. ...

  • Vandalism, such as graffiti, hurts our commercial corridor and the entire community. It hampers business growth, causes business/property owners countless repair dollars, and causes blight. However, together can halt the negative impact caused by this crime. ...

  • Be aware – there have been two incidents of men trying to make purchases around Mayfair using counterfeit bills. One store has security footage of them, and has been in touch with the 15th District of the Philadelphia Police Department and Captain Luca....

  • Congratulations to our own, Michael “Scoats” Scotese and the Grey Lodge Pub, for being the first small business to receive a deep energy retrofit through the Philadelphia Energy Campaign. ...

  • Starting on July 9, NKCDC will be offering housing counseling every Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St....

  • It’s official, the Mayfair BID received confirmation that as of July 1, 2018, we will be an official Registered Community Organization (RCO) for the properties within the geographic parameters of the BID. According to the correspondence the MBID will  begin to receive notifications for the......

  • Need to know how to plan your annual business financial projections? See the program opportunity below from Vaughn Taylor, Director, Business Development, Financial Services, PIDC : Did you know? Planning out and working on your company’s financial projections each year could be one of the most important......

  • PA Housing Alliance  – Below is a link to their “Blight Bible” which could be beneficial for your membership. It is, in a sense, a “tool kit” to help local communities battle blight.  Many are geared towards municipalities but local nonprofits and private citizens and......

  • Congratulations to Joseph Maniaci, Esquire, of Maniaci, Ciccotta & Schwiezer, and Jason Vizirov, First Class Pharmacy, for their election tonight to the Board of the Mayfair Business Improvement District.   We thank Antoniette Montgomery of Torresdale Flowers and Gifts for her tireless efforts with us and......

  • We are pleased to inform you that Omega Security Systems, Inc., successfully completed the installation of all of the security cameras at the approved intersections located at Frankford and Cottman Avenues; Frankford and Bleigh Avenues; Frankford and Sheffield Avenues; Frankford and Princeton Avenues; Frankford and......

  • If you are looking for tools to help make your small business “skyrocket”, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses fall application period is now open.  This program is an investment “to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing access to education, capital and......

  • The newest faces in town are the people from Go Puff convenience delivery service. Hungry late at night or run out of something? Simply go to the Go Puff app and order what you need and they will deliver it right to your door.  ......

  • As you all know, the Mayfair Business Improvement District (BID) works tirelessly to find and utilize any and all methods to ensure the safety of the business owners, as well as their employees and patrons, along Frankford Avenue. With the assistance of Daniel Renn of......

  • They say if you love what you do, then you will never work a single day in your life. Looking for a new career opportunity? Kindly find the attached flyer for the May 16, 2018 Northeast Philadelphia Spring 2018 Career Expo to find the best......

  • The Mayfair Business Improvement District (BID) is constantly seeking ways for our property/business owners to improve how they operate, as well as to maximize and satisfy their respective customer base.  Statistics show that 98% of all cellular phone users open all forwarded texts.  Now, we......

  • This Saturday, April 28, 2018, it is National Drug Take Back Day throughout the country. The Drug Enforcement Agency is encouraging everyone to being any old medications to designated locations for proper disposal. Our own, First Class Pharmacy, 7316 Frankford Avenue (http://www.firstclasspharmacy.com/ ), has been......

  • Our business improvement district is growing!  A Dedicated Senior Medical Center is opening soon in the Mayfair Shopping Plaza (kindly find the above-link to the Northeast Times’ story).  We are thrilled to have this asset to our community and thankful that they chose to “Make......

  • The Mayfair Business Improvement District has made significant strides to enhance and promote our commercial corridor….and people have taken notice.  We are pleased to inform you that the Commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Commerce, Harold T. Epps, will be touring our thoroughfare on Friday,......

  • On May 16, 2018, Councilman Bobby Henon, in partnership with Fountain of Life Christian Church and Holy Family University, will be hosting a Career Expo. Councilman, Bobby Henon’s office is working on the Career Expo 2018 outreach. The event is being hosted by City Councilman......

  • As part of small business month Citizens Bank is conducting a small business community champion contest. Our objective is to reinforce how important small businesses are to our communities. By recognizing and awarding cash prizes to six small businesses in Boston, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, we......

  • The Mayfair Business Improvement District, the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, and Finanta, cordially invite all of you to attend our Credit and Financing for Small Business workshop on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Mayfair Community Center, 2990......

  • Mayfair in the news again with a great article in the NE Times, for the Spring Arts Festival being held April 14th from 12-3pm. Sponsored by: Councilman Bobby Henon, The City of Philadelphia, Marc Collazzo and the Mayfair Business Improvement District, Stein Your Florist Co.,......

  • The Mayfair Business Improvement District works diligently with a myriad of community partners to help our business/property owners find the capital they need to “Make it Mayfair”.  Attached hereto, kindly find a summary of loan, funding and grant programs offered by Finanta to start a......

  • The MBID Board of Directors has decided to rebuild the Mayfair Business Improvement District website and has chosen the new domain www.MayfairPhilly.com. The new website will feature news and updates around the bid, upcoming events, a business directory, a calendar and feature stories on all of the restaurants, services and shops along the streets of MayfairBID. The new website is being built by NG Webservices and Red Door Advertising. The site is expected to be completed by the end of March....

  • MBID Executive Director, Marc D. Collazzo spoke met with Philadelphia Neighborhoods reporters to talk about the Mayfair Business Improvement District’s bright future and his position on bringing new business and customers to Mayfair.   Take a look at the article in Philadelphia Neighborhoods >>...

  • Please take a look at the 2017 Mayfair Business Improvement District Annual Report and Newsletter (see below). Together, we have accomplished so much, and, as you can see, great and transformative enhancements are coming to our commercial corridor. Thank you for being part of these......

  • Along with, Brynn Primavera of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce,  The MBID and the GPCC will  be co-hosting an “Entrepreneurship Roadshow” event in Mayfair.  This symposium will focus on our local business owners sharing their experiences of building and growing their dreams, while also......

  • The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Nothing But Networking” Event on March 1, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., at Steamfitters Local 420, 14420 Townsend Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154.  Please find the details below:   I thought you might like......

  • It is never too late to make a first impression.  The City of Philadelphia offers a Storefront Improvement Grant (exterior signa are included), in which the program can reimburse up to 50%of the cost of eligible improvements to a maximum of $10,000.00 for a single......

  • “Lending and Access to Capital” March 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Mayfair Community Center Community Room 1st Floor 2900 St. Vincent Street Philadelphia, PA 19149 We have gathered a variety of partners to help you navigate through the “not so well known” lending resources available......

  • CBS Philly will be featuring Stein Your Florist Co., here in Mayfair on their morning news program on February 14th Valentine’s Day. Getting the special started really early, the local news team came to Stein’s on Wednesday morning between 4 – 5am to capture some......

  • The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is partnering with Comcast Business to present Small Business Week 2018 from March 5-9. On Tuesday, March 6th, we will be hosting Small Business Webinar: Take Your Business Global. The webinar will offer compelling insights from the U.S.......

  • Our very own Mayfair dentist, Dr. Harold Slutsky, made the cover of the Health section of the Philadelphia Inquirer on February 12, 2018 talking about the trend of 3D printing in orthodontics. The article pointed out that Dr. Slutsky’s office is using a 3D imaging......

  • Impact/Aramingo BID is having our 4th Annual Aramingo BID Hiring Fair. The event is being held Tuesday, March 13th at 1952 E. Allegheny 3rd floor will start at 10am. Last year for the first time Aramingo BID opened it up to other commercial corridors and......

  • Due to the Eagles Super Bowl parade and celebration, and with the possible transportation issues that may follow, please be advised that February 8, 2018 seminar entitled “Lending and Access to Capital” will be postponed. As per the attached flyer, the new date will be......

  • Today, I had the pleasure of meeting with Robin Kohles of the Philadelphia Community Design Collaborative, regarding our design grant to enhance the plaza at the Triangle. Ms. Kohles, prior to our meeting, contacted Kelly Yemen of the Philadelphia Office of Transportation, as well as......

  • It has been an extraordinary few weeks in Mayfair, and what a culmination. Besides the elation of our first Super Bowl victory, I am so proud of how of great Mayfair, its residents and business owners, got to show our best for the world! There......

  • As we work together to make our commercial corridor a safer place to work, dine and shop, the installation of new security cameras at the intersection of Frankford and Princeton Avenues is complete and the cameras are fully operational. This would not be possible without......

  • The Mayfair business community is a wonderful blend of hard work, long hours, and selfless action for our community. Your devotion to build a successful enterprise in Mayfair, at the personal and financial expense, does not go unnoticed. To that end, the Mayfair Business Improvement......

  • Kindly allow this correspondence to serve as an update from this morning’s meeting with PennDOT, the Streets’ Department, SEPTA, the Planning Commission, the Phila. Office of Transportation and out elected officials (Senator John Sabatina, as well as representatives from Senator Tina Tartaglione, Representative Kevin Boyle,......

  • Today, I met with Joel Palmer, Principal of Scioli Turco, and their attorney, Richard Vanderslice, Esquire, regarding the use of the Conservatorship Act (Act 135), to help revitalize our commercial corridor. As many of you know, or heard me discuss, Act 135 is a legislative......

  • Go Puff, the “General Store” at your fingertips, was founded in the City of Philadelphia and has expanded all of the United States. They are now expanding their services area to Ardmore and Bethlehem. Moreover, Go Puff has chosen Mayfair to be their hub for......

  • One of my goals is bring pedestrian friendly changes to Frankford Avenue to create a welcoming atmosphere where people will park their cars, and walk the Avenue to shop, dine, enjoy spirits and utilize a myriad of professional services that only Mayfair has to offer.......

  • Another successful storefront improvement project at 7354 Frankford Avenue! The Mayfair Business Improvement District is proud to work with property owners like Lisa DiCicco to improve the quality and appearance of our thriving business thoroughfare. Special thanks to Giana Lawrence of the Philadelphia Commerce Department,......