"Love, that moves the sun and other stars." - Dante Alighieri, Paradiso

We hope you are enjoying our new Tumbling Brights installation, designed by Tillett Lighting Design Associates and Seth Tillett and commissioned by the Lincoln Square BID, as you walk around the neighborhood! Check out photos of Tumbling Brights here.
NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS
Enjoy Hanukkah in Lincoln Square
Hanukkah begins the evening of Thursday, December 10. If you need help planning the holiday, check out some of the delicious food options available in Lincoln Square...
New CDC Guidance on Holiday Travel and Quarantine
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their guidance on holiday travel and quarantine periods...
Holiday Gift Guide: Lincoln Square's Stores and Eateries
It’s been a difficult year, which makes all the more reason to treat our friends and family to gifts this holiday season. Let some of Lincoln Square’s stores and specialty...
Holiday Gift Guide: Lincoln Square's Cultural Institutions
Looking for a special gift to help make the holidays brighter this year? Look to Lincoln Square’s cultural institutions and organizations for some unique presents this year...
Free Coffee for First Responders at Starbucks
Throughout the month of December, Starbucks is giving away free coffee to healthcare workers and first responders who have been working during the...
What's Your Central Park Story?
Last month we highlighted WNET’s special series of personal stories from viewers about WNET’s impact on their lives. Now, the Central Park Conservancy has...
WHAT'S HAPPENING
Tonight: How To Map Your Local Subway Webinar

Piano Dialogues at Kaufman 12.16.20

CMS Composers in Focus II: Tania León 12.10.20

The Shops' Holiday Neighborhood Guide

Holiday Menus at
Bar Boulud

Cold Weather Drinks at
The Smith

Lincoln Square BID
Events Calendar

Stream NYCB's Production of The Nutcracker

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT, MONICA BLUM
Our hearty congratulations to Margaret Forgione who has been appointed by Mayor de Blasio as the new Acting Commissioner of the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) replacing Commissioner Polly Trottenberg. Margaret will assume her new role on December 11. We have worked closely with Margaret and her team for many, many years and are so proud of our great working relationship with DOT. We wish her the best of luck! To read more about Margaret’s career at DOT, click here.  
GOVERNMENT ALERTS
Snow Guidelines for Open Restaurants Participants
The NYC Department of Sanitation has developed additional tips and guidance for restaurant operators as the Open Restaurant program moves into the winter season. Click here to review a flyer from Sanitation that highlights the ways participants can help ensure the Open Restaurants program continues to be a success throughout cold and snowy weather.
Virtual Tenant Resource Fair 12.9.20
On Wednesday, December 9 at 6:00pm, New York City Council Member Corey Johnson is partnering with the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) on a Virtual Tenant Resource Fair. RSVP via Zoom here.
Building Solidarity in NYC Webinar 12.10.20
Join the NYC Commission of Human Rights and Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs for a webinar on Building Solidarity in NYC: Human Rights and the Shared Stories of Dominicans and Haitian Communities on Thursday, December 10 at 6:30pm. Find out more here.
Alerts from NYC Department of Consumer and Workplace Protection
Effective Thursday, November 19, cashless establishments are prohibited in New York City. For more information, please refer to the Inspection Checklist: General Retail.

NYC Workplace laws are still in effect. There have been new amendments to the NYC Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law that will take effect in 2 Phases. Learn more about employee rights and employer responsibilities here.

DCWP has created a joint letter template that you can fill out and mail (required by federal law) so debt collectors can't contact you until the State of Emergency in New York City has ended. Read more here.

DCWP has put together important information that describes common COVID-19-related scams and tips to stay safe. Click here to check it out.
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