1. Thank you for supporting local Third Avenue Businesses

By answering these 26 questions you can help ensure that Bay Ridge continues to flourish and remains a desirable and enjoyable place to live.

What’s in it for you (besides a better Third Avenue of course)? All survey participants providing contact information and answering all questions will be entered to win one of ten $100 gift certificates to local businesses including restaurants, spas and retail stores.

* 1. How long have you lived at your current residence?

* 2. How far is Third Avenue from your home?

* 3. Do you own or rent your home?

* 4. Do you own a car?

* 5. In what age group do you fall?

* 6. What is the highest level of education you completed?

* 7. What is your Annual Household Income range?

* 8. When you visit Third Avenue, how do you travel?

* 9. Where do you get information about shopping, dining and events? (choose all that apply)

* 10. How often do you DINE on Third Avenue

* 11. How often do you SHOP on Third Avenue?

* 12. If you shop Third Avenue, how often do you shop for the following? (leave boxes blank if you don’t shop Third Avenue for the product/service)

  Once a week Once a month A few times a year
Gift Items
Medical Services
Wine, Beer or other Alcohol
Spa/Salon Services
Dry Cleaning/Laundry Services

* 13. What are some of your favorite places to eat on Third Avenue?

* 14. What type of restuarant/nightlife would you like to see open on Third Avenue?

* 15. What type of stores would you like to see open on Third Avenue?

* 16. When you visit Third Avenue, which area do you go to (check all that apply)?

* 17. How would you rate your shopping experience on Third Avenue in terms of the following:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor
Variety of stores
Variety of restaurants
Prices in stores
Prices in restaurants
Cleanliness of Avenue
Availability of information

* 18. When you aren’t shopping on Third Avenue, where do you shop for the following?

* 19. Why do you think some merchants go out of business on Third Avenue?

* 20. Which of the following would help you shop on Third Avenue more frequently:

  Very helpful Somewhat helpful Doesn’t matter
Printed Shopping & Dining Guide
Additional Parking
Additional Trees
Mailings with special offers
Shuttle bus/trolley
Extended store hours
Online Directory/Website

* 21. Which events/programs have you heard of and attended?

  Heard about it Attended it Not interessted
Dine in Brooklyn
Green Market
Concerts in the Park
Ragamuffin Parade
Third Avenue Festival
Halloween Walk
Shop Brooklyn
Memorial Day Parade
Valentine's Chocolate Walk
Easter Egg Hunt
Movies in the Park

* 22. Which would you like to recieve special offers/information about?

* 23. Where did you hear about the survey?

* 24. To be entered to win a gift certificate or to recieve information please provide us with the following:

* 25. How would you like us to contact you?

* 26. Please provide us with any additional comments or recommendations.