News

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......

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......

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......

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......