COVID-19 Regulations Update for Early Spring
Over the last week, the State Legislature and the Governor made changes to regulations related to the COVID-19 vaccine, indoor dining, and...
Above is an info graphic from NYC Citywide Event Coordination and Management (CECM) of the re-opening guidance dates between February and April so far. Click here to view a PDF of NYC CECM's newsletter containing this and other information
Passover & Easter 2021 in Lincoln Square
As we celebrate two holidays in early spring—Passover and Easter—local restaurants, businesses, and organizations around Lincoln Square can help you have...
Glass, Meet the Future Film Festival
As part of the Museum of Arts and Design’s (2 Columbus Circle) commitment to showcasing innovative artists working with glass, the Museum is an international...
Private Reels: From the LCT Archives
For those of us craving the experience of theater and stage performances, a new series from Lincoln Center Theater will soon satisfy. As part of LCT Spotlight Series...
Spring Break Camps for 2021
Are you looking for a safe, fun and enriching way for your kids to spend spring break?
Proposed Zoning Changes to Promote Recovery

Mayor de Blasio recently proposed a suite of zoning changes intended to promote the city’s recovery from COVID-19. According to an alert from Kramer Levin...
WJF 2021: Black Women and Rock and Roll 3.16.21

Goddard: Women's History Artist Month

Shun Lee West Open for Take-Out & Delivery

SeniortechNYC Events at the Marlene Meyerson JCC

LW!: Ada Louise Huxtable's New York 3.17.21

CMS: Bartók and
Beethoven 3.18.21

THIRTEEN - Great Performances at the Met: Renée Fleming 3.19.21

Building the Best City for Women Entrepreneurs 3.24.21

Beauty Services are Back at
Sephora Columbus Circle

AFAM Digital Drink + Draw: Portraits 3.25.21

Health Advocacy
Academy 3.24.21

Lincoln Square BID
Events Calendar

New York COVID-19 Vaccine Update
On Wednesday, March 17, New York will open up vaccine eligibility to public-facing government employees, nonprofit emergency workers and essential building service workers. This includes workers such as public works employees, social service and child service caseworkers, government inspectors, sanitation workers, DMV workers, County Clerks, building service workers and election workers. Click here to read about vaccine eligibility.

Check out to try to find a vaccine location and schedule an appointment in NYC online. Visit the NYC Vaccine Command Center to learn all you need to know about the vaccines.
The Crisis of Care: Work, Family and Caregiving in COVID-era NYC
Join a virtual panel discussion in honor of Women's History Month, today, Tuesday, March 16 at 6:00pm with New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and A Better Balance on the topic of Work, Family and Caregiving in COVID-era New York. The event's panelists include: Dina Bakst, Co-Founder and Co-President, A Better Balance;
Camille Emeagwali, Senior Vice President of Programs & Strategic Learning, New York Women’s Foundation; Gladys Jones, Founder, ECE on the Move; and Lisette Nieves, President, Fund for the City of New York. Click here to register to attend this free event.
Henry Hudson Parkway Lane Closures Beginning 3.22.21
Beginning on Monday, March 22, one or two lanes on the Henry Hudson Parkway Northbound and Southbound, between 70th and 84th streets, will be closed on weekdays during various times. These lane closures are anticipated to take place for approximately two months. Click here for a schedule of one-lane and two-lane closures.
New York City Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative
The recently-released draft of the New York City Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative plan outlines a major step forward in New York City’s efforts to confront and combat the terrible legacy of racialized policing. Click here to read the Draft Plan and leave comments.
Emergency Regulation Revisions to 2021 Diploma Requirements
On Monday, March 15, the Board of Regents cancelled most spring and summer high school Regents exams and approved removing the high school exit tests from this year’s graduation requirements, citing the myriad challenges students have faced during the coronavirus pandemic. Only Regents exams in Algebra I, English, living environment, and earth science — required under federal rules — will be administered this June. Click here to read a press release from the New York State Education Department.
COVID-19 Emergency Protect Our Small Businesses Act of 2021
Governor Cuomo has signed the COVID-19 Emergency Protect Our Small Businesses Act of 2021 (S471A/A3207) establishing eviction and foreclosure protections for small businesses. These new protections build-off of the Governor's Executive Order and commercial eviction and foreclosure moratorium that has protected businesses in New York State from eviction or foreclosure since March 2020. The legislation will initially apply to small businesses with under 50 employees that demonstrate a financial hardship, as well as small businesses with 10 or less units.
Deadline Approaching for the Paycheck Protection Program 
The deadline to apply for the federal Paycheck Protection Program is Wednesday, March 31. If you haven’t already, we encourage you to contact your lender or visit to get 1-on-1 support, access webinars, and find other resources to help you apply.  Check out a list of Community Development Financial Institutions accepting applications here.
Curtains Up NYC
In partnership with the Mayor’s Office for Media and Entertainment, SBS is offering free application assistance for the federal Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program through Curtains Up NYC. Learn more about how to prepare, get connected with 1-on-1 assistance, or sign up for an informational webinar at