Events

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All registration for events can be found on our events page!

Need Help? FREE Resources

Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District is here to help connect you to resources. Can’t find what you are looking for? Email info@parkslopefifthavenuebid.com

  • NYC SBS Business Express Service Team FREE educational consultations, support and visits HERE
  • Brooklyn Chamber: Small Business Recovery Network HERE 
  • Commercial Tennant Rights & FAQs HERE
  • Best Practices for Pest Proofing Food Services Establishments HERE
  • NYC Small Business Resource Network; Lease negotiations, grants/loans, digital marketing, getting online and business planning. HERE
  • Small Business Development Centers, funded by the SBA (federal)
    • Brooklyn SBDC Office, Downtown HERE
    • Pace University SBDC Office HERE
  • NYC Small Business Services hotline; compliance, SLA, city agency, commercial lease and finance questions 888-727 4692 
  • NYC Small Business Services Commercial Assistance HERE
  • Business Outreach Network; micro loans, education programs, recovery, starts-ups here
  • City Bar Justice Center – Free legal advice with a volunteer attorney for 45 mins. Fill out contact form here
  • SCORE – one to one mentorship from business expert volunteers and online resources.
  • Buying your building as a small business owner and need financing. SBA have a loan here

Small Business Programs

  • Minority Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprises – certification, low interest loans, one-to-one assistance and more HERE
  • Free Small Business Courses – NYC Small Business Services
  • WE NYC Women owned business support through NYC SBS.

Outdoor Dining News

  • Am I compliant with my Outdoor dining spaces? Checklist HERE
  • Comply with the SLA for serving alcohol in roadway and sidewalk seating by October 5th 2021. Find out more HERE

Small Business & Accessibility 

Inspections and Compliance

  • NYC Display the Pay; Salary transparency job adverts HERE
  • Plastic Straw Ban November 1st 2021: HERE for compliant Straws HERE for Law
  • What to expect when you are inspected – restaurants here
  • What to expect when you are inspected RETAIL here
  • NYC DCWP Information & Tools for Employers here
  • NYC DCWP Safe and Sick Leave FAQs here
  • NYC DCWP Notice of Employee Safe and Sick Leave RIGHTS here
  • Sanitation Avoiding Violations here
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention, free online training and other requirements
  • Awning Act 2019
  • Identifying fake money – Secret Service info
  • Dogs are not allowed in restaurants unless service or emotional support. Here for info
  • Commercial Leasing Guide NYC – Small Business Services
  • Storefront Improvement Guide
  • Common Small Business Violations guide
  • What to expect when you are inspected guide
  • From the Department of Buildings — useful info on construction / renovations here

Police Support & Crime Prevention

  • NCO Officers – Neighborhood Coordination Officers
  • Crime Prevention Officer:
    • 78th Precinct – Officer Ferguson call (917) 698-8052
    • 72nd Precinct – (718) 965-6320
  • Domestic Violence Officer
    • 78th Precinct – (718) 636-6424
    • 72nd Precinct – (718) 965- 6363

Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District – BID