The 125th Street BID Announces Our Annual Harlem Light It Up 2019 Event

At a recent event, held at Settepani Restaurant on Malcolm X Blvd., the president and CEO of the 125th Street Business Improvement District, Barbara Askins, Continue Reading →

Vote For Our 125th Street BID To Be The Best In Manhattan

The clock is ticking but you still have time to vote for our 20-year-old 125thStreetBID, as the best Business Improvement District in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

NYC Announces BIDs From Harlem To Hollis Invested Nearly $159 Million In NYC 2018

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced the City’s Business Improvement Districts (BIDS) invested over $158.9 million in New York City neighborhoods during fiscal year (FY) 2018 boosting over 93,000 businesses. Continue Reading →

Barbara Askins Talks 125th Street On The Danny Tisdale Show (Video)

Join Barbara Askins, president and founder of the 125th Street BID, as she talks about the future of 125th Street, the growth of Harlem, her paintings and much more, with award-winning host Danny Tisdale on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

CANCELED: Join The Free Celebration At The Harlem Make Music NY Experience 2018 (Updated)

Join Rhythm and Soul Radio, Harlem World Magazine and Make Music NY for a “Lunchtime Rendezvous”. Continue Reading →

93K Small Businesses Benefited From NYC’s Business Improvement Districts Report

Metro reports that New York City has been making an effort to help small businesses from Harlem to Hollis — more than 93,000 of them, according to a new report. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Big Belly Solar Panel Trash Compactor Launch In Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On July 22nd, 2017, State Sen. Brian Benjamin, Council member Bill Perkins, the NAACP, Barbara Askins, president of the 125th Street BID and others were on hand to present the new solar panel trash compactors to help clean up Harlem’s 125th Street and Lenox Avenue.

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