Last week, the Lincoln Square BID's FREE lunchtime summer concert featured food for purchase! Rosa Mexicano brought great flavor to go along with the great music provided by the Darrell Green Quartet. Tomorrow, Le Botaniste will be selling cold drinks and light fare at our concert featuring the Luke Franco Quartet. Be sure to join us at Noon at Dante Park!
A Paw-fect New Addition for Pet Parents
Opens in Lincoln Square
You can now feed your furry friends (cats included!) fresh food from Just Food For Dogs, located at 2025 Broadway at 70th Street, previously the home to HSBC. The freshly made meals are cooked on-site daily and can be purchased frozen or shelf-stable. DIY Homemade Kits are also available for purchase so you can make ...
Mostly Mozart is a Must Not Miss at Lincoln Center
If you were slightly confused by a recent New York Times article, do not fret, classical music is alive and well at Lincoln Center’s Summer for the City series. The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra kicked off with two free performances at the outdoor Damrosch Park Bandshell on July 19th and 20th. The remainder of the season is ...
Welcome (Back) to the Neighborhood, Viam,
We Will Miss You, Innovation Luggage!
While the Lincoln Square BID is sorry to see our building mates go, we are very glad they aren’t moving too far away. Viam, a Robotics Software startup, recently moved into a much larger location at 1900 Broadway in Lincoln Square. The company clearly loved our neighborhood so much that it couldn’t bear to part ways with our cultural ...
Let the Phillips Club Be Your Home Away From Home
Why leave the neighborhood if you are renovating? A perfect place to stay during your renovation is right around the corner! The Phillips Club, located at 155 West 66th Street, offers space, comfort, and a friendly environment for you and your family. Ideally located adjacent to Lincoln Center and steps from Central Park, your ...
TOMORROW: Summer Jazz Sensations ~ Luke Franco Quartet
8/3: Summer Jazz Sensations ~ George Gray Jazz Coalition
7/28: Kids ages 3-5 will swing together to the joyful rhythms of popular jazz!
Brunch is back at P.J. Clarke's! 10:30am-2pm on Saturdays & Sundays
BOGO Studio Fees
All Day on Tuesdays
at Color Me Mine
August 15-19: Dance Camp at the Lucy Moses School at the Kaufman Music Center
Now through August 21: Book Your Table for NYC Restaurant Week
Sneak a peek at Maman's Savory Summer Menu
Bon Appetit!
Summer for the City
at Lincoln Center

Check out free lunchtime and happy hour concerts in Pershing Square Plaza
Congratulations to the 20th Precinct Commanding Officer
Neil Zuber on his promotion to Deputy Inspector!
This promotion is much-deserved. We are very grateful for everything you do for the community and relieved that you are staying in our neighborhood.
Lincoln Square needs you. Thank you!
COVID-19 Community Level - HIGH
According to the CDC, the current COVID-19 community level in New York City is HIGH. The CDC recommends masking indoors in public and on public transportation, as well as staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Be sure to get tested if you are experiencing symptoms. People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask. Find out more about the COVID-19 situation in New York City with the COVID-19 Data Tracker.
Monkeypox (Orthopoxvirus) Cases in NYC
As of July 25, 1,040 people in New York City have tested positive for orthopoxvirus/monkeypox. Cases in NYC are increasing, and there are likely many more cases that have not been diagnosed. Anyone can get and spread monkeypox. If you have a new or unexpected rash or sores, contact a health care provider. For information on vaccination appointments, click here.
Small Business Advisory Commission Nominations Close on Friday, July 29
The NYC Department of Small Business Services has opened nominations for the Small Business Advisory Commission. The Commission will help cut the red tape for small businesses to ensure a truly equitable recovery. This is your last chance to nominate someone for the commission. Click here to nominate a small business owner by July 29.
Amsterdam Houses 75th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday,
July 30
On Saturday, July 30, the Amsterdam Houses will celebrate their 75th Anniversary of the NYCHA residence on 64th Street between Amsterdam and West End Avenues. The event will take place between Noon and 7 pm. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will provide world-class entertainment, including music performances by the acclaimed New York salsa band Los Hacheros. Additional activities include basketball games, children’s fun, a luncheon for seniors from 1-3 pm, and scholarship awards for college students. View the event flyer for more information. Congrats on 75 years!
Enforcement of Commercial Organics Rules Starts Sunday, July 31 
Certain large NYC establishments are now required by law to separate their organic waste. These include Food Service Establishments, Retail Food Stores, Food Preparation Locations, Catering Establishments, and Temporary Public Events. Businesses covered by these rules must separate staff-handled, back-of-house food scraps, plant trimmings, food-soiled paper, and certified compostable products from garbage and other recyclables. Enforcement of these requirements begins on July 31, 2022. To see if this effects your business, click here.
20th Precinct and Community Council National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 2
On Tuesday, August 2, the 20th Precinct and the Community Council will hold their annual National Night Out on Crime event at Verdi Square from 6pm - 8pm. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships to help make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Meet leaders and personnel from your local precinct and interact with neighbors, community members, and local businesses with the common goal of partnership and safety.
Fresh Food for Seniors and Free Summer Meals for Kids
Thanks to Council Member Gale Brewer for the information: Here are the details on how seniors can get $10 bags of locally grown fresh produce. The Summer Meals Program is available throughout New York City to anyone 18 years old and under for free breakfast and lunch. Find out more here.
20th Precinct Community Council and Explorer Programs Street Fair on Saturday, August 6
On Saturday, August 6, there is a single block Street Fair scheduled to take place on the east side of Broadway between 60th and 61st Streets from 10am - 6pm. The fair will benefit the 20th Precinct Community Council and Explorer programs.
Beat the Heat this Summer
Click here for information on cooling centers and tips for staying cool from the NYC Office of Emergency Management.
New Childcare Tax Credits for Business and Property Owners 
To help NYC invest in an accessible, equitable, and high-quality childcare system, Mayor Adams championed two new tax relief opportunities to increase childcare seats. The first is a new property tax abatement for property owners who retrofit space to accommodate childcare centers. Property owners who create a childcare center or increase the number of seats at an existing childcare center may be eligible for a property tax abatement covering up to $225,000 of construction costs. The second opportunity is a new NYC business income tax credit for businesses that provide free or subsidized infant/toddler care for their employees. Read the press release here.