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Earlier this week, our friends at TD Bank had a ribbon cutting to celebrate their newly renovated space at 62nd Street & Broadway to reaffirm their commitment to the Upper West Side, which the store has called home for the last 14 years. Stop in today to see their brand-new space at 1873 Broadway!  

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Clean Curbs Pilot Program Comes to Lincoln Square

The Lincoln Square BID takes great pride in having litter-free sidewalks that are pleasing to the eye. Our Clean Team works really hard year-round to make that a reality, and the Department of Sanitation works even harder to collect the bags of litter that our Clean Team places at corners throughout the district for pickup ...

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Bidding Farewell to our Lead Supervisor, Tony Stass

Last week, Tony Stass, our lead supervisor, had his last day of work at the Lincoln Square BID after being a member of our team for almost 25 years. Tony started working as a member of the Clean Team, contracted by Streetplus, in 1999 and ultimately became our lead supervisor. Tony was a great asset to our BID; he built  ...

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Public Comment Period Open for New Proposed Rules on Trash Collection

On October 17, New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the New York City Department of Sanitation Commissioner Jessica Tisch announced the opening of the public comment period for new proposed rules, which would adjust the time of day residential buildings and commercial establishments could place trash and ...

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TODAY: Halloween screening of Eyes of Laura Mars at MAD


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TOMORROW: Wear your costume to Witches Paint and Wine at Color Me Mine


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10/29: Join the West Side YMCA for music, games, face paint, and more!


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10/29: Attend The Witches Ball at Ascent Lounge in honor of All Hallows Eve


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Make your Halloween scary-delicious with a treat from Magnolia Bakery


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Celebrate Autumn and discover Diptyque's Citrouille/Pumpkin Candle 



10/20 - 10/30: Last chance to see the American Ballet Theatre perform this fall!


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10/29 & 10/30: Don't miss Open House Weekend at David Geffen Hall


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11/1 - 11/13: The Paul Taylor Dance Company is back at Lincoln Center


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11/10: Enjoy four courses at the Cecchi Family Wine Dinner at Bar Boulud



Prepare for the TCS New York City Marathon on 11/6

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These white blocks are popping up all over Lincoln Square and the City, and they are a sure sign that the TCS New York City Marathon is coming up soon! This year, the Marathon will take place on Sunday, November 6th, and you can expect road closures and delays throughout the city. For more information, you can view runner timelines, road closure information, the course map, as well as their website.

New COVID-19 Booster Vaccines & Flu Shots Are Available

New vaccines targeting the latest version of the Omicron variant are available at pharmacies and community health centers. The F.D.A. authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech booster for anyone 5 or older who received an initial vaccination or booster shot at least two months ago. Adults 18 or older can get the Moderna vaccine if it has been at least two months since their last vaccination. The C.D.C. recommended the same eligibility guidelines as the F.D.A. Don't forget that Flu season is here again, so make sure you get your Flu shot too! To find vaccine locations, click here or here. You can find the latest information on COVID-19 from the C.D.C. here.

Vote in the General 2022 Election

Election day in NYC is fast approaching! The general 2022 election is on Tuesday, November 8th, and early voting is available from Saturday, October 29th, through Sunday, November 6th. For more information and to find your polling location, click here.

11/3 & 11/4: Strengthening Communities Information Sessions

Emergencies affect every community differently, but you can help your community be prepared and resilient. This year NYC Emergency Management is expanding its program to serve more Community Networks throughout Greater New York. There are information sessions on November 3rd and November 4th focusing on NYC Emergency Management's Strengthening Communities program. Join one of the sessions to learn how your Community Network can receive up to $40,000 to work on a community emergency plan. Click here for more information.

Enter by 11/13 for a Chance to Win the 1010 WINS Small Business $10K Challenge

1010 WINS and Dime Community Bank want to give you a helping hand to relaunch, rebuild, or expand your business. You can enter the 1010 WINS Small Business $10K Challenge, now until November 13th, by clicking here.

Con Edison Work through 11/14

Con Edison is performing a gas upgrade on West 60th Street between Columbus Avenue and Broadway through November 14th. You can expect limited street parking, temporary lane/bike lane closures, noise, and generators Monday - Friday from 9am - 3pm, Saturday from 8am - 6pm, and Sunday 9am - 6pm. Con Edison seems to be working all over the district, so be on the lookout!

Many Performing Arts Organizations Make Masks Optional

A number of performing arts organizations in Lincoln Square have decided that wearing face masks is no longer required. Beginning on October 24th, The Metropolitan OperaNew York PhilharmonicFilm at Lincoln Center, and The Juilliard School dropped their mask mandates. New York City Ballet will drop the mask mandate at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater on November 1st. Masks are also optional at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, but patrons are still required to wear masks at the Mitzi E. Newhouse and Claire Tow Theaters on the Lincoln Center campus. These organizations joined Jazz at Lincoln Center in making this decision, which stopped requiring masks on August 8th. Mask-wearing is still strongly encouraged, as is being vaccinated, which became optional earlier this fall.