On Saturday, May 4 the annual Kentucky Derby race, known for big hats and Mint Juleps, will occur in
Louisville, Kentucky. Of course, you can celebrate the stylish and popular event anywhere you'd like, and what better spot than...
On Thursday, April 18 at 7:30pm, Upper West Siders are welcome to attend a community meeting with 20th Precinct Neighborhood Coordination Officers Bridget Fanning and Roberto Vasquez. This Build the Block meeting will take place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (125 Columbus Avenue); doors open at 7:00pm. Build the Block meetings provide locals with updates about the neighborhood and allow community members to share concerns. This meeting is free to attend.
Recycling Guides for Multi-Family Buildings from MSWAB
The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (MSWAB) has created two new free Guides for Multifamily Building Management to use for Advancing Recycling and Organics Collection. Designed with NYC's Zero Waste Goal in mind, they contain strategies, tools, and inspiration aimed at helping building owners, property managers, interested superintendents and residents engage residents in diversion of mandatory recyclables (glass, plastics, paper, etc.) as well as organics. Follow this link to download the guides and learn more.
Columbus Avenue Fair: Sunday, April 21
The Columbus Avenue Fair will take place this Sunday, April 21 from 10:00am - 6:00pm. The event is being sponsored by the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center. The fair will take place on Columbus Avenue from 66th Street to 72nd Street. Columbus Ave from 66th to 72nd may be closed to traffic as early as 8:00am on Sunday, when set-up is scheduled to begin, and should be opened back up to vehicular traffic by 8:00pm. For more information, contact 311.
March of Dimes: Sunday, April 28
On Sunday, April 28, the
March of Dimes, aka the March for Babies,
will begin at 10:00am and is expected to draw around 5,000 people. Registration typically takes place on Columbus Avenue between 62nd Street and 65th Street, with the march route starting at 65th and Columbus, then heading east on 65th Street and into Central Park. Click here to view the NYC event on the March of Dimes website.
Anti-Sexual Harassment Training
Under Local Law 96 of 2018, employers with 15 or more employees are required to conduct annual anti-sexual harassment training for all employees. New York State Law requires that employers of one or more employees must conduct anti-sexual harassment training for all employees. The NYC Human Rights Commission has developed an online training that will satisfy both the New York State and New York City anti-sexual harassment training requirements. Click here for more information.