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2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey
For the past 20 years the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) has strived to make the Lincoln Square neighborhood cleaner, safer, and more beautiful. To ensure we are providing the best services possible, we are once again conducting an annual survey of our membership and friends (We've made it shorter this year!). We value the feedback and suggestions we receive as we continue to evaluate all of our programs.

CLICK HERE and tell us how we are doing! Plus, you can register to win a gift certificate to a great Lincoln Square bakery!
RSVP for our 20th Annual Meeting - Just 7 Days Away!
The Lincoln Square BID's 20th Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 8:15am at Fordham University's School of Law, which is located at 150 West 62nd Street (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues).  At our Annual Meeting, we review the year's accomplishments, elect Directors to our Board, adopt the upcoming Fiscal Year 2018 budget, and present some well-deserved awards.
Plus, hear from two women in top leadership positions: Debora Spar (pictured left), new President of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and Mariana Garavaglia (pictured right), Head of Stores for Amazon Books. 
To vote, eligible property owners, commercial tenants, businesses, and residents must register at RSVPs are required to attend and space is limited. Please RSVP via email at or call our office at (212) 581-3774. Don't miss this wonderful networking event!
The #UnitedWeSwing Second Line Parade

On Friday, May 12, more than 300 high school jazz musicians, band directors and parents will be joined by world-renowned musician and Jazz at Lincoln Center's Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, as well as musicians and community members, for #UnitedWeSwing, a "Second Line" Parade from Columbus Circle to Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall.

Beginning at 10:30am, the Second Line - a traditional brass band parade in jazz and New Orleans culture - will ... Read More.

Special Music School Takes Manhattan - 20th Anniversary Play-a-thon
Young musicians from Kaufman Music Center's  Special Music School, NYC's only K-12 public school for musically gifted children, will celebrate the school's  20th Anniversary with free public concerts throughout the city. This year's  play-a-thon is a terrific way to engage with young musicians and enjoy live music from talented students. 

Here in Lincoln Square, home to the Special Music School , the first performance will take place on Friday,  May 12 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm in  Richard Tucker Park ... Read More
Celebrate 20 Years of the Lincoln Square BID - Tickets Now Available! 

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with a reception at David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center honoring three of our Founding Board Members and commemorating two decades of vision, action, and results. The party will offer heavy hors d'oeuvres, delicious cocktails, and a silent auction with wonderful prizes from our local community businesses and organizations.

The evening's Emcee will be David Novarro, Anchor, WABC-TV, Eyewitness News with live music by the creative jazz and swing band Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators! W e will be honoring three of our Founding Board Members: Georgette F. Bennett, George Crawford, and  Andrew Pucher. 

Purchasing a ticket to this celebration will help support the Lincoln Square BID's signature Streetscape and Beautification Program. We hope you will join us for this exciting anniversary event!

For ticket costs and additional information you can click here, call (212) 581-3774, or email
Reminder: Mother's Day is Sunday, May 14
Mother's Day is just around the corner! This Sunday, May 14, it's time to celebrate all of the great moms in our lives. If you're still looking for a way to show mom you care,  local businesses in Lincoln Square have just the ticket for a special Sunday. 

Mother's Day is the perfect time to give Mom the gift of a day of self care.  Here in the district, you can treat Mom to a relaxing mani-pedi at one of our nail salons: 64th Street Nails Fontainebleau Nails & Spa , and Kolor Nail Salon . Or, if Mom is into even more pampering than a classic manicure, you can book a rejuvenating appointment at The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental or ... Read More
Council Member Helen Rosenthal - Spring Small Business Clinic
On Monday, May 22 at 5:30pm the office of Council Member Helen Rosenthal is holding a Spring Small Business Clinic at  Goddard Riverside Community Center located at 593 Columbus Avenue. The NYC Department of Small Business Services will lead a presentation on best practices for business contracts. 

The workshop aims to educate independent contractors and small business owners on how to develop solid, well-written contracts to protect themselves from liability and maintain compliance with this law.  The Court Square Law Group will offer pro-bono legal consultations on business related issues. 

To RSVP for the Spring Small Business Clinic, click here

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