We hope to be getting some new material to restock our Information Carts this week! If you are a business or non-profit organization in Lincoln Square and have material that you would like to send us to promote on the carts, email Elizabeth Grant at egrant@lincolnsquarebid.org. Brochures should be about 4"x9", and we should receive a minimum of 100 per delivery. Contact Elizabeth for more information.
NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS
Gyms Reopen This Week
On Wednesday, September 2, gyms and fitness centers across New York City are allowed to reopen to the public. Pools and fitness classes, however, have to remain...
NY Phil Bandwagon
Do you miss going to live music shows in the City? Well, the New York Philharmonic is bringing live music to New York City in a new way...
Picnic Inspiration in Lincoln Square
Summer is beginning to wind down and Labor Day is around the corner. It’s time to enjoy the final countdown of picnic season and take advantage of the last hot days...
58th Annual New York Film Festival
This September, Film at Lincoln Center will present the 58th Annual New York Film Festival, continuing the tradition of celebrating cinematic offerings from around the...
Alternatives to Taking the Bus
On Monday, August 31, the MTA started to charge New Yorkers for bus rides again. During the past few months, the front doors of buses have been closed off to...
MORE TO ENJOY
Early Bird Menu at
Bar Boulud

Prevailing Wage Workshop 9.3.20

Cocktails To-Go from
Cafe Fiorello

Gluten-Free Banana Pudding at Magnolia Bakery

Gourmet Garage Free Cooking Class 9.3.20

Outside Dining in
Lincoln Square

GOVERNMENT ALERTS
Manhattan Outdoor Dining Photo Contest Ends Today
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer is launching a friendly competition to find the most creative outside dining arrangements at Manhattan restaurants! Take a photo of your favorite outdoor dining set-up and email it to info@manhattanbp.nyc.gov by today, September 1, with the subject line “Dining Contest". Be sure to include the restaurant’s name and address in the email. Borough President Brewer will select winners all across Manhattan and will even visit some of the most exciting ones!
Public School Reopening Plans
Mayor de Blasio announced this morning that NYC Public Schools will begin remote learning on Wednesday, September 16, and in-person classes on Monday, September 21. Learn more here.
National Preparedness Month
"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.
A Guide to Museums as They Begin to Reopen
Last week, museums and cultural institutions in New York City were permitted to reopen while adhering to public safety guidelines. ILoveNY has put together a guide on opening details for these beloved institutions, and everything else you need to know about NYC's museum reopenings. 
City Council Votes to Provide Relief to Restaurants and Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
The New York City Council on Thursday, August 27 voted on four bills to provide support to small businesses. The first extends the cap on the amount of commission a third-party delivery service is allowed to charge for delivery and all other types of charges while a second bill will prevent third-party delivery platforms from charging restaurants for telephone calls that do not result in an order. The City Council also voted on the continuation of the Commercial Lease Assistance Program (CLA), as well as requiring the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to report on businesses that received a grant or loan from the New York City Retention Program or New York City Small Business Continuity Loan Fund. 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 tributeinlight@911memorial.org.
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 September 15, 2020. Learn more and apply here.