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Our fall flowers are in! The plantings feature colorful mums, pink and white cyclamen, ornamental kale, and pennisetum center focal grasses. Thank you to A. Bulfamante Landscaping for doing such a great job. It brings such a festive feel to Lincoln Square, and we hope you enjoy them!

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The Renovated David Geffen Hall Reopens

Last week, David Geffen Hall reopened after a massive renovation that finished two years ahead of schedule, despite the pandemic. The Wu Tsai Theater is the new home of the New York Philharmonic, which started its 2022-2023 season on October 12th, with its first theme being Home. However, the entire Hall was built to be more ...

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Lincoln Square is in the Halloween Spirit

Lincoln Square is full of Halloween spirit. From food to crafts to decor and parties too, there are plenty of happenings in anticipation of the scary season this year for people of all ages. Now through the end of October, Epicerie Boulud (1900 Broadway) is selling a Bake at Home Halloween Sugar Cookie Kit, available for shipping. Each kit ...

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10/15 & 10/16: Just Food For Dogs is hosting a few Grand Opening events



10/15: Last chance to see the NYC Ballet perform during the fall 2022 season


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10/19, 10/20 & 10/26: Special Music School HS Open Houses


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10/21 - 10/23: Shop the Raymour & Flanigan Friends & Family Sale



10/20 - 10/30: Watch the American Ballet Theatre perform this fall


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10/30: Deadline to enter the 40th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition


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11/2: Attend a discussion on Morris Hirshfield’s visual imagination at AFAM


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Enjoy a special three course menu on Thanksgiving at The Smith



New COVID-19 Booster Vaccines & Flu Shots Are Available

New vaccines targeting the latest version of the Omicron variant are available at pharmacies and community health centers. The F.D.A. authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech booster for anyone 12 or older who received an initial vaccination or booster shot at least two months ago. Adults 18 or older can get the Moderna vaccine if it has been at least two months since their last vaccination. The C.D.C. recommended the same eligibility guidelines as the F.D.A. Don't forget that Flu season is here again, so make sure you get your Flu shot too! To find vaccine locations, click here or here. Council Member Erik Bottcher is co-sponsoring no-cost flu shots for the community with Duane Reade and Walgreens in his district office at 224 West 30th Street, Suite 1206, on Tuesday, October 18th, from 10:30am - 5:00pm. Space is limited, and appointments are required. Please register here to make an appointment.

TODAY: Deadline to Register to Vote in the General 2022 Election

Election day in NYC is fast approaching. Today, Friday, October 14th, is the last day to register to vote in the general 2022 election. You can register to vote by clicking here. The general 2022 election is on Tuesday, November 8th, and early voting is available from Saturday, October 29th, through Sunday, November 6th. For more information and to find your polling location, click here.

10/15: "Broadway Bomb" Skateboard Ride Down Broadway

The 2022 “Broadway Bomb” is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 15th. Skateboarders will ride down Broadway beginning at 116th Street all the way down to Wall Street, escorted by NYPD scooter patrol. The group will be traveling at a fast pace down Broadway between 12pm - 1pm. No street closures are expected. You can find more info here.

10/18: Blood Drive for the NY Blood Center at Fordham University

On Tuesday, October 18th, from 11 am – 5 pm, there will be a Blood Drive at the Fordham University Pope Auditorium, located at 113 W. 60th St. Please click here to sign up for a time slot to donate. 

10/19: Accessible Voting for Adults who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Join Lighthouse Guild on Wednesday, October 19th at 7pm on Zoom to learn about your rights as a blind or visually impaired voter and where to find help if you need it. Representatives from The NYC Board of Elections will discuss accessible absentee ballots, ballot marking devices, accessibility tools and resources, and absentee vs in-person voting. For more information, please contact Carly Feldstein at feldsteinc@lighthouseguild.org or 212-769-6344. For more info and to register, click here.

10/20: LPC Business Express Virtual Open Office Hours 

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is excited to continue its Business Express Virtual Open Office Hours on Thursday, October 20th, from 9 am – 5 pm. Commercial business owners and representatives who need help understanding LPC regulations for work in designated buildings and historic districts on street-level commercial spaces (restaurants, retail stores, offices, etc.) are encouraged to sign up. Open Office Hours will take place every third Thursday of the month from 9 am to 5 pm. Space is limited, so to reserve a time slot, please sign up by clicking here. You can also email info@lpc.nyc.gov with any questions or to RSVP. Click here for additional details about Open Office Hours.

10/23: Free and Safe Community Paper Shred Event 

On Sunday, October 23rd, join Assembly Member Danny O’Donnell, Council Member Gale Brewer & State Senator Brad Hoylman to shred your sensitive or unwanted documents from 11:00am – 2:00pm at W 98th Street and Broadway. Please contact 212-866-3970 or odonnelld@nyassembly.gov with questions or concerns.

10/27: The Mammogram Bus Comes to the Upper West Side 

If you're a woman between 40-79, live in New York City, and haven’t had a mammogram in the last 12 months, you may qualify for a free mammogram screening. On Thursday, October 27th, from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, the American-Italian Cancer Foundation will park their Mammogram Bus outside Council Member Gale Brewer's district office (563 Columbus Ave. @ W. 87th St). Space is limited; call 1-877-628-9090 to see if you are eligible and book an appointment. 

11/6: TCS New York City Marathon

The TCS New York City Marathon is coming up on Sunday, November 6th. Expect delays. We hope to have more information for you soon, but for now, you can click here to visit their website.