Thanks to the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) for freshening up the trench drain they installed at Dante Park with a fresh coat of paint. The drain helps solve ponding issues on Broadway near the bus stop. We appreciate all of the work that DOT does that keeps the neighborhood's streets and sidewalks safe--like giving our trench drain a seasonal face-lift. Thanks DOT!
Spring into Style for 2021
Now that it’s officially spring and more and more in New York City is reopening, it’s time to celebrate the sunnier, warmer weather with some new comfortable...
New Opt-In Period for NYC Public Schools Begins 3.25
Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the new opt-in period for families who wish to send their kids back for in-person learning this spring will begin on Thursday, March 25. Students of all ages who have opted to stay home thus far can sign up to return to classrooms during the period, which will run between Wednesday, March 24 and Wednesday, April 7. Elementary, pre-K, 3-K and District 75 students can then come back to school sometime in April, while a return date has not yet been set for newly opted-in middle and high school students. Click here to watch a video on the announcement.
MTA COVID-19 Travel Survey
The first ‘Customers Count and COVID Travel Survey’ of 2021 from the MTA is now available for customers to complete. The survey will close on Sunday, March 28. The survey will be used to gauge New York City Transit customer satisfaction by receiving feedback on the customer experience for subways, buses, Staten Island Railway and paratransit services. Click here to access the survey.
DOT: Alternate Side Parking Suspended 3.28 & 3.29
Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended citywide on Sunday, March 28 and Monday, March 29 for Passover (1st and 2nd days). Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city. For more information and updates, visit https://on.nyc.gov/2Ho9W4Jor contact 3-1-1 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY 212-504-4115).
Deadline Approaching for the Paycheck Protection Program
Summer Youth Employment applications are now open. There are 70,000 slots available through the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) for teens and young adults in New York City this summer. Apply before Friday, April 23, and make the most of your summer: http://nyc.gov/syep.