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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......

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......

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......