WORKING TOGETHER FOR A CLEAN, SAFE
AND THRIVING MORRIS PARK AVENUE
Census 2020 New Deadline SEPTEMBER 30
Morris Park and Van Nest
We made progress, but we are still below Bronx and
national averages! As of August September 1, 2020:020:
National self-response p rate 64.9%
NY State self-response rate: 61%
Bronx self-response rate: 58.9%
Self-response rates in the MPBID district:
Van Nest and Morris Park
Census tract 232: 50.0% Census tract 244: 53.4%
Census tract 236: 49.0% Census tract 252: 53.4%
Census tract 238: 43.6% Census tract 254: 52.0%
Census tract 250: 53.5% Census tract 288: 57.3%
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Morris Park Business Improvement District
WELCOME TO NEW BUSINESS!
Morris Park BID Welcomes a new business opening in our corridor,
Cali Fresh Market at 769 Morris Park Avenue, phone 347 293 7502.
Cali Fresh offers the community a wide selection of fresh fruit and
vegetables, and operates in a newly restore space at Morris Park
Avenue, corner with Wallace Avenue. We wish them good luck!
THANK YOU! The Morris Park BID takes this opportunity
to extend our thanks to the NYC Department of Small
Business Services, for selecting us recipient of the FY21
Avenue NYC Award. This 3-year grant will allow us to
conduct an in-depth Commercial District Needs
Assessment in Morris Park and Van Nest, increasing our
capacity to serve the commercial corridor and the Bronx.
We also thank D34 NY State Senator Alessandra Biaggi, for
MPBID work supporting
small businesses and
the community, by
recognizing MPBID Executive Director Dr. Camelia Tepelus
as a “NY State 2020 Women of Distinction” honoree.