Daffodils planted in the Broadway Mall end bed at 66th Street with shrubs and a colorful urn.
Finally we see signs of spring in Lincoln Square!

Photo by Filip Wolak


table setting with cheeses and spreads featuring Williams-Sonoma dinning ware
April Events at Williams-Sonoma
Inside The Shops at Columbus Circle on the ground floor, home goods and decor store Williams-Sonoma is frequently hosting interesting workshops and events for shoppers...
long row of tacos with special cocktails at Rosa Mexicano
Five Days of Cinco de Mayo
In America, Cinco de Mayo is commonly considered to be a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage. Here in NYC, Rosa Mexicano, a leader in M exican fine dining, has...
Close up of Jockeys on horseback at Kentucky Derby race
Kentucky Derby Party at The Empire Rooftop
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...
Celebrate 60 Years of Lincoln Center with a Free Block Party
This May, celebrate six decades of world-class performing arts culture in honor of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' dedicated history. Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the...
tarts_ macarons_ and other sweets set up for tea time at Bluebird London
Bluebird in Bloom
Now through the end of May, there is a special way to celebrate and welcome springtime at Bluebird London inside The Shops at Columbus Circle...
Summer Youth Police Academy cadets gather in a gymnasium
NYPD Summer Youth Police Academy
Enrollment  for the  New York City Police Department's Summer Youth Police Academy is now underway. O ne of several programs that the Department provides for...
a bowl of matzo ball soup from Bar Boulud
Celebrating Easter & Passover 2019
Check out last issue's article about Passover and Easter in Lincoln Square.
potting a small plant in a clay pot
Go Green for Earth Day 2019
Check out last issue's article about Earth Day events and specials. 



SBS Webniar for Businesses
The Department of Small Business Services (SBS) can help guide small businesses through the start of a business continuity plan in the event of emergencies like a gas leak or flooding. On Wednesday, April 17, there will be a free webinar titled Protect Your Storefront Business: Avoid Common Violations and Prepare for Emergencies. The webinar takes place from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Click here to RSVP and receive materials
Build the Block Meeting
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