Yonkers, NY (July 18, 2017) – Members of Yonkers Downtown BID (YBID) joined Mayor Spano and city officials to provide updates on the tremendous strides made with regards to improvements to downtown, as well as unveil its new branding and website.
With the backdrop of new construction taking place along the waterfront, Yonkers Downtown BID Executive Director Jaime Martinez discussed the continuous efforts to enhance the Yonkers downtown. “From our new maintenance initiatives to the ongoing development, quality of life is improving for our residents and providing more attractive options for our visitors,” said Martinez. “We are thankful for the tremendous partnership with Mayor Spano and the City, and look forward to continuing to bring great programming, events and improvements to downtown.”
The city has invested millions of dollars to transform the waterfront into a beautiful place to both work and live. As a prime example of those efforts, YBID and the City recently acquired new maintenance vehicles to provide more frequent clean up to the downtown.
The new branding was also revealed today along with the website YonkersDowntown.com, which has an interface that allows businesses and individuals to more easily engage with members of the community. The website has information on living and working in the city as well as important news taking place.
“Our partnership with Yonkers Downtown BID is a true collaboration,” said Mayor Mike Spano. “It’s remarkable to see the development taking place – we are attracting more young professionals to live and work here and we look forward to what’s ahead.”
Yonkers Downtown BID is committed to the economic growth of the district. With free cultural events happening this summer and beyond, including the signature event Riverfest, the BID is poised for continuous growth. For more information on happenings this summer and fall, visit the new website at YonkersDowntown.com, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
The Yonkers Downtown BID, which maintains the economic vitality of the district by providing the local business community with a variety of services, and by presenting year-round special events for the entire family. Our free signature events include the annual Jazz, Blues & More Concert Series, Arts, and the Yonkers Riverfest, which attracts more than 30,000 visitors from throughout Westchester. For more information, visit www.YonkersDowntown.com