MEND NYC, a citywide initiative that provides free mediation and conflict resolution services to address a number of neighborhood disputes that impact New Yorkers, is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, July 21 at 4:00pm for businesses. Click here to RSVP for the webinar.
Cyclists to Be Detoured in Section of Riverside Park on Weeknights
To ensure safety during upcoming overnight construction in Riverside Park South, the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that it will temporarily direct cyclists from the greenway to the park’s waterfront pedestrian path between 59th and 72nd Streets Monday through Friday after 8:00pm. The temporary reroute is expected to run for approximately two weeks.
Update on Alcohol Service on City Sidewalks and Roadways
Since June 2020, Governor Cuomo's Executive Order has allowed for the service of alcoholic beverages on contiguous and non-contiguous outdoor municipal property by SLA licensees with on premises retail privileges. Under a law signed by the Governor on Wednesday, July 7, that service permission has been extended for one year.Learn more here.
Through the NYC Vaccine Referral Bonus, the City is making up to $4,000,000 of direct payments available to civic, faith, tenant and other associations for referring their community members to receive the vaccine. Approved organizations will receive $100 for every individual they refer that receives their first vaccine dose at a City-run vaccination site. Learn more and apply here.