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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

SBSNA hosting fundraising event for Broad Street Business Improvement District

In the spring, the South Broad Street Neighborhood Association hosted its first fundraising event to move forward with the proposal and planning for the creation of a Business Improvement District on Broad Street.

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BIDs are meant to improve commercial corridors with added funding, bringing improvements, events and more to the area. To continue to raise money for the creation of a BID, SBSNA is hosting a second edition of BINGO! for a better Broad Street on Thursday, December 1.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

No BID for the Italian Market

A Business Improvement District has been in the works for the Italian Market for years now, but as of a vote this week, the proposal is officially dead in the water.

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Over one third of the businesses along the 9th Street commercial corridor voted against the formation of this BID, which would have brought streetscape improvements and more funding to the longest standing outdoor market in the country.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Passyunk Square 

Pam Zenzola announced as East Passyunk Avenue BID’s new Executive Director

Recently the Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation announced a new Executive Director. Now another East Passyunk Avenue organization has someone new in charge.

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The Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District has announced Pam Zenzola, who was previously president of the Passyunk Square Civic Association, as the organization’s new Executive Director.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Hearing to be held for the creation of an Italian Market Business Improvement District

The Italian Market has a rich history as the oldest continually operated outdoor market in the country, with 100 years in South Philly.

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To make the market a better space, the creation of a Business Improvement has been discussed. In 2015, a number of public meetings were held to gauge community interest and create a plan for this BID that would allow for cleaning services, security improvements, more events and other changes to the area. Councilman Mark Squilla has now introduced a resolution to authorize a hearing to be held for the creation of this BID.

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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

South Broad Street Neighborhood Association raising money for creation of Business Improvement District

South Broad Street Neighborhood Association currently covers the area from 13th Street to 15th Street on the east and west, and Washington Avenue and Oregon Avenue on the north and south. That neighborhood association is now working on plans to create a business improvement district within those boundaries on Broad Street.

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In order to make this BID a reality, SBSNA is hosting a BINGO fundraising event on Thursday, May 19. 

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Public meeting for updated Italian Market Business Improvement District plans to be held on Wednesday

In March of 2015, a public survey was released to see what improvements the community would like to see in the Italian Market and surrounding areas, followed by a public meeting in November.

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With so much business and activity on 9th Street, research is continuing for the creation of a Business Improvement District for this area. A second public meeting is being held this week to discuss the latest plans for making these improvements to the area a reality.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

9th Street Business Improvement District proposal to be presented at meeting on Thursday

Earlier this year a study was being conducted to see exactly what the community believes needs to be improved on 9th Street and the surrounding areas, including a portion of Washington Avenue.

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A meeting is being held on Thursday to present some of the findings, along with a proposal to create a Business Improvement District for this area.

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