Don't miss your chance to enjoy our district's holiday lighting, including the Holiday Tree in Dante Park, before the season is over! 

Photo credit: Filip Wolak


Still Hungry for the Holidays?
There's still time to plan a festive foodie gathering for the holidays in Lincoln Square...
Welcome 2018 in Lincoln Square Style
It's time to plan a fun night to welcome 2018! This December 31, the Lincoln Square neighborhood is a fantastic destination for your New Year's celebration. Many spots throughout the district are hosting special gatherings, live performances, and delicious dinner menus for a memorable goodbye to 2017...
Volunteer for Holiday Meals with Goddard Riverside
On Christmas Day, December 25, Goddard Riverside Community Center will serve a festive holiday dinner to local neighbors in need...
Lincoln Plaza Cinemas
We share the community's sadness about the closing of our local neighborhood gem of a movie theater, Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, which has been so important to the cultural life of our district...



New York State Minimum Wage and Paid Family Leave
Just a reminder that on January 1, 2018 the minimum wage will increase in New York. Click here for more details on the increases and employer responsibilities. Also s tarting January 1, 2018, the New York State Paid Family Leave Program will provide New Yorkers job-protected, paid leave to bond with a new child, care for a loved one with a serious health condition, or to help relieve family pressures when someone is called to active military service. Click here for more information. 
Tax Reform Teach-In
On Wednesday, December 20 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Comptroller Scott Stringer will co-host a Tax Reform Teach-In to discuss the ways that the  "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" bill will impact New Yorkers. The Teach-In will take place at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice (524 West 59th Street).  Please RSVP at  or by calling (212) 669-8300.
Sanitation Service Alerts for Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Due to the back-to-back Monday holidays, the Department of Sanitation has made some changes in trash and recycling collection. Residents will not be required to hold recycling material for multiple weeks and should place their materials out at curbside Monday evening after 4:00pm on both December 25 and January 1Click here for the full press release
Bus Stop Relocation on Columbus Ave
Due to construction in the area, the M11 bus stop at Columbus Avenue between 60th and 61st Streets has been temporarily relocated to 9th Avenue and 59th Street, just one block south. This relocation will be in effect until January 12, 2018 when construction is completed. Alternatively, passengers can catch the M11 at the previous stop, Columbus Avenue and 63rd Street. Visit for service advisories. 


Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from everyone at the Lincoln Square BID!