April 19, 2018 06:25 PM ALBANY - Lark Street in Albany is undergoing a renaissance of sorts. Five ribbon cuttings will be held in the next seven days, marking a total of nearly 20 new businesses to set up shop in the past year. The neighborhood has historically been bar and restaurant-heavy. However, the new businesses are more diverse and include a pet store, a barber, a boutique and a jewelry store. The manager at Bombers, a Lark Street staple, tells NewsChannel 13 different types of stores and restaurants will attract a new crowd, which benefits all the local businesses. Credits WNYT Staff Updated: April 19, 2018 06:25 PM Created: April 19, 2018 04:43 PM Copyright 2018 WNYT-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved Original: http://wnyt.com/money/retail-renaissance-lark-street-albany/4872957/
View as PDF: https://larkstreetbid.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Global_PressRelease1.30.18-2.pdf Media Contact: Jevan Dollard Assistant Executive Director Lark Street BID 518-573-0996 firstname.lastname@example.org Jan. 30, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Partners LP supports Lark Street Corridor with donation Funds will be put toward a beautification project to be determined by Lark Street BID Board of Directors ALBANY, N.Y. (Jan. 30, 2018) — Global Partners LP (“Global”) has made a donation of $3,000 to the Lark Street Business Improvement District (“BID”) to support street beautification for the BID Corridor. The funds were donated in December of 2017, and the BID’s Board of Directors is currently deliberating on a number of possible projects to commit the funding toward. “We extend our warmest thanks to Global for their generous donation and for supporting the BID’s initiatives to create and sustain a beautiful and welcoming environment for the visitors, residents, and businesses in our corridor,” said Lark Street BID Chairman Daniel Atkins. Street beautification is one of the BID’s core neighborhood services. Over the holidays, the BID worked with the City of Albany to install handmade bows and string lights on over 50 lamp posts and trees in the BID Corridor. The BID also distributed white string lights [...]
The Lark Street BID is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year at Champagne On The Park! This awesome fundraiser features live music, great food from local restaurants, champagne, beer, wine and dancing! http://www.albany.com/event/champagne-on-the-park-32118/
www.artonlark.net is ready for you to apply to be a vendor at the City's best Art Festival to be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016. The deadline (May 6) to apply is quickly approaching and space is limited. If you own a business in the Lark Street BID corridor, make sure you apply as a Lark Street Business - being a part of Art on Lark is one of the many perks of doing business in our neighborhood!