After Tropical Storm Isaias hit New York City last Tuesday, the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation received more than 21,000 reports of down trees and limbs across the City. We were happy to help Parks out with cleanup! The next morning, our fantastic landscaping company, A. Bulfamante Landscaping, removed all the tree limbs that had fallen into the street from the Broadway Malls. And, Parks will come to remove what's left of the tree.
Virtual Book Clubs and More
With the New York Public Library’s Riverside location on Amsterdam Avenue now offering grab-and-go services and great local bookstore Shakespeare & Co. on...
Lincoln Square Helps What's Lost Become Found
On Thursday, August 6, Clean Team Supervisor Tony Stass found a wallet at the northern mall of West 65th Street. Tony then turned the wallet over to Public Safety...
Get Professional in Your Own Kitchen
Have you been looking for new ways to bring some excitement into your home kitchen? Try learning some fancy cocktail recipes, trying your hand at recreating...
Personal Cybersecurity Resources
Personal cybersecurity is an important topic, especially as so much of what we do—shopping, renting movies, and even working remotely—is now an online... 
Poesy Stackables Collection at Monica Rich Kosann

Virtual Cooking Class with Michael Lomonaco 8.12.20

Free Music Fridays at American Folk Art Museum

2nd Annual We the Young People Hearing 8.12.20

KMC: "Transformation" Album Release Event

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival on WQXR

Curbside Pick-up at
Bar Masa

Outdoor Dining at
Old John's Luncheonette

Heat Advisory and Cooling Centers
A heat advisory is in effect for New York City through 8:00pm, Wednesday, August 12. Cooling centers are open; to find the nearest location, including hours of operation, call 311 or visit the City’s Cooling Center Finder
"Save Main Street" Initiative for Small Businesses
Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has proposed Save Main Street, a crash relief program to help New York City’s struggling small businesses. Click here for more information.
Light Up the City Purple on August 26
The WomensActivism.NYC project at the New York City Department of Records and Information Services has coordinated a five‐year celebration of American women winning suffrage, which culminates in 2020. Celebrate the centennial of women's suffrage by lighting up a building or lighting up other locations in purple on August 26, 2020 - Women’s Equality Day. To participate, fill out this form and return it to
Manhattan Outdoor Dining Photo Contest
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer is launching a friendly competition to find the most creative outside dining arrangements at Manhattan restaurants! Take a photo of your favorite outdoor dining set-up and email it to by September 1, with the subject line “Dining Contest". Be sure to include the restaurant’s name and address in the email. Borough President Brewer will select winners all across Manhattan and will even visit some of the most exciting ones!
Takeout/Delivery of Alcohol Extended
Governor Cuomo has issued a new Executive Order that allows restaurants and bars to continue selling alcohol for takeout and delivery through September 4, 2020. Alcohol must be accompanied by the sale of a food item per specific requirements. Click here to review the requirements.
Virtual Programs for Women Entrepreneurs of NYC
WE NYC has put together a great lineup of virtual programs for women entrepreneurs to attend. Check them out here.
MTA Shutting Down 4-5-6 Line for Night Work
The MTA has announced that it will be shutting down the 4-5-6 train service south of Grand Central Terminal at 9:30pm effective Monday, August 10. This overnight construction and track maintenance work is expected to continue through Monday, August 31. 
Con Edison Gas Upgrade Work
Con Edison is performing Gas Upgrade work on Amsterdam Avenue between West 68th and West 70th Streets. The work will take place Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm between Monday, July 6 and Saturday, August 22. The project’s Reference Number is 20-00485-001. Contact 311 or Con Edison for additional information.