It's a new year and we want your feedback!
The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) is committed to making this neighborhood clean, safe, beautiful and fun, and we value the opinions of our individual stakeholders. This is your chance to share your feedback about our many important services and programs. Click here to take our 2019 Survey!
Those who complete the survey can opt in for a chance to win a gift card to a local bakery. We will select several winners when we close the survey. Thank you in advance for your time and your thoughtful responses.
Monica Blum, President
IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Celebrate the 2019 Lunar New Year
2019 marks the year of the Pig! This year, the holiday will take place on Tuesday, February 5 and there are several ways to celebrate the occasion in Lincoln Square...
Celebrate Black History Month with Local Programming
Black History Month marks a special time of reflection, putting conversations about civil rights and history at the forefront of topics for the month of February. Celebrate here in Lincoln Square with...
Tonight, Wednesday, January 23 at 7:00pm at the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue (30 West 68th Street) Upper West Siders are welcome to attend a community meeting with 20th Precinct Neighborhood Coordination Officers Bridget Fanning and Brett Kuras. The purpose of this meeting is to provide locals with updates about the neighborhood and share concerns. This meeting is free to attend. If you can't attend, visit the 20th Precinct on Facebook for a livestream.
Hope Count 2019
On Monday, January 28, the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) will conduct its annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE), a citywide community volunteer effort to count every New Yorker sleeping on the street across the five boroughs during the coldest time of the year. The overnight event takes place from 10:00pm to 4:00am. Click here to register and for more information.
Stay Safe and Warm in the Winter Weather
With the recent cold snap and more winter weather to come, the NYPD has posted a running list of tips and information on how to stay safe and warm here in the city. Click here to read about how to protect against extreme cold, what to do if you lose heat, how to prevent fires, and more. Click here for a sheet with winter storm tips.
Register for the Special Election for Public Advocate
In early January, Mayor de Blasio announced a special election for the role of Public Advocate in New York City. The election will take place on Tuesday, February 26. Every registered voter in the city can vote in the special election, and there is still time to register to vote beforehand. Residents can either fill out a form and mail it into the Board of Elections postmarked by Friday, February 1 or in-person applications can be submitted up to 5:00pm on Saturday, February 16. For more information on that election and who is running, please visit the Board of Elections website.
Open Call for Older Artists
Apply to be featured in Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer's second annual senior art show, "Better With Age," for Manhattan artists over age 60. The exhibit will be shown this April in BP Brewer's office's Maggi Peyton Gallery. For an application, email
firstname.lastname@example.org and submit by Friday, February 22. The opening reception will be held Thursday, April 4 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, at 1 Centre Street, 19th Floor South.