There is a lot of activity around Lincoln Square to report this week! The barricades have been removed from around Columbus Circle. Starbucks (1889 Broadway) is temporarily closed for renovations until Saturday, September 19. BLOCH (51 Columbus Avenue) has reopened for in-store shopping. Indie Food and Wine (144 West 65th Street) is open for delivery, takeout and outside dining (pictured above). And, of course, The Shops at Columbus Circle reopened today! Check out everything that is open in Lincoln Square.
The Shops at Columbus Circle Reopen
Governor Cuomo has announced that malls in New York City are allowed to reopen today, September 9. This is great news for our neighborhood! The Shops at...
Table of Silence Project 9/11
Friday, September 11 marks the 19th Anniversary of 9/11. In remembrance, Buglisi Dance Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with...
MAD Reopening This Month
The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will officially reopen this month, on Thursday, September 17, welcoming patrons back with some great installations and exhibits...
"Invictus" by Anthony Barfield
To pay tribute to the resilience of New York City and its people, reflecting hope and the anticipation for the future, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has released...
Atlantic Grill 10-Year Anniversary Dinner

NYPD: Cash for Guns

DIY Banana Pudding Kits from Magnolia Bakery

Rosh Hashanah at
Breads Bakery

Indoor & Outdoor Classes at Color Me Mine

Easy Weeknight Meals from The Smith at Home

Public Schools Experiencing Ventilation Issues
Public school teachers return to classrooms this week, ahead of the Monday, September 21 start of in-person learning. However, some school buildings are not allowed to reopen due to poor ventilation. Due to ventilation issues, students will not be returning to Martin Luther King Jr. Educational Campus. There are six schools within MLK: The Maxine Greene HS for Imaginative Inquiry, Urban Assembly School for Media Studies, High School for Law, Advocacy and Community Justice, High School of Arts and Technology, Manhattan / Hunter Science High School, and Special Music School. Click here to learn more.
Tribute in Light for September 11
The 9/11 Memorial and Museum will be moving forward with its Annual Tribute in Light. In conjunction with the annual Tribute in Light installation, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum is partnering with NYC & Company and buildings throughout the city to light up their facades and spires in light blue from dusk to dawn on Friday, September 11 in commemoration of the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Buildings are invited to light up their facades blue to honor those lost on 9/11. For questions, contact
9/11 Memorial Museum Reopening
The 9/11 Memorial Museum will reopen exclusively for 9/11 family members on Friday, the 19th Anniversary of 9/11. It will reopen to the public on Saturday, September 12. Family members can now arrange free advance timed tickets to visit the Museum for the 19th anniversary of 9/11, and advanced timed tickets are also available for the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s reopening to the public. Find tickets and more information here.
Fall 2020 YouthAction Community Leadership Course
Are you a high school student who wants to learn how to be an effective advocate for yourself, your school, and your community? Then join Citizens' Committee for Children of New York (CCC)'s YouthAction Community Leadership Course! The YCLC is a free 9-week course that meets remotely on Monday afternoons from 4:00pm-6:30pm. Click here to apply by Friday, October 9.
Cashless Establishments Prohibited in New York City
Pursuant to Local Law 34 of 2020, cashless establishments are prohibited in New York City, effective Thursday, November 19, 2020. Establishments covered by the law include: Food Stores (establishments that offer food or beverages to the public for consumption or use on or off the premises, or on or off a pushcart, stand or vehicle) and Retail Establishments (establishments that offer consumer commodities, or where services are provided to consumers at retail). This does not include banks or trust companies. Find out more information here.
"All In NYC" Marketing Materials
“All in NYC” is a rallying cry to remind the world of the immutable spirit of New Yorkers. NYC & Co and NYCEDC are launching this flexible marketing campaign, complete with customizable graphics that you can use to promote your neighborhood and local businesses. You don't need to be a member to participate. Click here for more information and to download the tool kit.
DEP Water Conservation and Reuse Grant Program Round 2
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is rolling out Round 2 of their Water Conservation and Reuse Grant Pilot Program. The grant program aims to conserve the City’s drinking water supply, with a corresponding reduction of flows into the sewer system, by reimbursing commercial, industrial, and multi-family residential property owners who invest in water efficiency projects, including low-flow fixtures, as well as innovative water saving technologies such as on-site water reuse systems. Applications are open until Tuesday, September 15. Learn more and apply here.