In anticipation of spring, our landscaping company, A. Bulfamante Landscaping, has seeded the grass of Dante Park's interior and is performing regular maintenance in our 10 Broadway Malls, two parks, and 66 planters. Also, don't forget to turn the clocks ahead at 2:00amthis Sunday, March 8 for Daylight Savings Time.
IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
New Restaurant Coming!
A terrific eatery is opening its fourth New York City location in Lincoln Square. Jack's Wife Fredahas applied for a liquor license at 148 Columbus Avenue, next door to Kiehl's. We are pleased to welcome another restaurant in our district.
Photo credit: Jack's Wife Freda
Neighborhood Updates: Coronavirus, Construction, & the 23rd Annual Meeting
Dear Lincoln Square BID Members & Friends:
In an effort to keep everyone informed about important things happening in our neighborhood, we have updates about the Coronavirus, the water main break construction,and our upcoming Annual Meeting...
Join the NYPD and community members for a 20th Precinct Build the Block Meeting
tonight, Wednesday, March 4 at 7:00pm at 100 Riverside Boulevard between 64th and 65th Streets, with Sector A's Neighborhood Coordination Officers Ast and Ali
. At this meeting, you can learn about neighborhood crime and quality of life issues and talk directly to the NCOs.
Free Reusable Bags
As of March 1, when the Plastic Bag Ban went into effect, New Yorkers are encouraged to carry reusable bags for their shopping needs. Here are two ways to get free reusable bags:
City Council Member Helen Rosenthal and Assembly Member Danny O'Donnell will be handing out FREE Reusable Bags on Saturday, March 7 at the 96th Street/Broadway Subway Station Plaza from 11:00am-3:00pm.
You can choose a reusable bag as a free gift when you sign the Zero Waste Pledge with the NYC Department of Sanitation online. Click here to fill out the pledge with your information and select a free reusable bag which will be mailed to you.
2020 United Airlines NYC Half
The 2020 United Airlines NYC Half, a New York Road Runners event, will take place on Sunday, March 15 beginning at 7:20am. Runners will begin their journey on Prospect Park's Center Drive before taking the race onto Brooklyn's streets, over the Manhattan Bridge, along the FDR Drive, through Times Square, and up to the finish in Central Park. Click here for a course map. There may be a number of street closures associated with this event. Check DOT's website closer to the event for more info or contact 311.
E-WASTE Recycling Event
The Office of City Council Member Helen Rosenthal is sponsoring an electronic recycling event on Sunday, March 22 from 10:00am-4:00pm. Bring your electronic items, such as, TVs, computers, printers, phones, kitchen appliances, and other small appliances to be properly recycled. The truck will be in front of the JCC on Amsterdam Ave between 76th Street and 77th Street.