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We are very excited that two businesses have announced that they will open in Lincoln Square in the next week! El Fish Marisquería, a Mexican-influenced seafood restaurant by Chef Julian Medina and restaurateur Louis Skibar, will open on Thursday, February 2, at 155 Amsterdam Avenue (at 67th Street). Sephora is opening at 1865 Broadway (at 61st Street). The store will have a soft opening on Monday, February 6, and a grand opening on Friday, February 10. Welcome!

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Love is in the Air in Lincoln Square

Valentine's Day is all about showing your special someone how much you love them, and the opportunities to do that in Lincoln Square are endless. You can book your romantic dinner date at one of the countless restaurants offering Valentine's Day menus, get scrumptious sweets for your sweetheart, and purchase the perfect ...

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Have a Fun Time at Color Me Mine

Are you looking to get your creative juices flowing this winter? Look no further than Lincoln Square's very own pottery painting studio, Color Me Mine, located at 177 Amsterdam Avenue at West 68th Street. With hundreds of ceramic pieces to choose from, including seasonal decor, kids' banks and figurines, picture frames, vases ...

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Honor Black History Month in Lincoln Square

February is Black History Month, and in and around Lincoln Square, there are many events throughout the month that celebrate the rich culture and history of the Black community. This February, Lincoln Center is presenting live events from resident organizations and sharing an on-demand collection of past performances and talks ...

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Low Interest Small Business Loans for NYC Entrepreneurs

On January 23, New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Kevin D. Kim announced the NYC Small Business Opportunity Fund, a $75 million public-private loan fund directed at small businesses in NYC. The new Opportunity Fund will enable business owners to ...



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Where to eat in Lincoln Square for Winter Restaurant Week 2023


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Get 2-for-1 offers at Lincoln Square cultural institutions during Must-See Week


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2/6: Dr. Ashwin Vasan answers questions about public health in NYC


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Get your game day grub for the Super Bowl catered by Gourmet Garage


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Order one of three Super Bowl Kits from Rosa Mexicano for the big game


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2/14: Learn about the Evolution of Black Communities in NYC


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Get your tickets to For Ukraine: A Concert of Remembrance and Hope


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Chamber Music Society announces its 2023-24 season


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2/22: Monster-Building Creative Writing Workshop at Shakespeare & Co


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Sign up to sing in a world premiere at Lincoln Center this spring



NYPD Cadet Corps Orientations in February 2023

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Attention all college students! The NYPD Cadet Corps will provide you with real life training and experience through hands-on work that makes a difference. This is a great way to acquire valuable skills, earn a competitive salary, and receive up to $20,000 in tuition assistance, all while working a flexible schedule. There will be two orientations for the program, one on Saturday, February 4, at 10am and one on Monday, February 20, at 10am, both at the Police Academy at 130-30 28th Avenue, College Point, NY 11354. Learn more about the program and register for orientation here. 

New Rules on Trash Placement from DSNY

Effective on Saturday, April 1, 2023, there are new rules for businesses in NYC regarding putting trash out for pickup by their private carter. According to the new rules, a business must either place waste out after 8:00 PM if putting bags directly on the curb or place waste out one hour before closing in a secure container. Bundled cardboard may go next to the container. There are also new rules for residential buildings, so click here to read the press release announcing them. You can read the full text of the new rules here

Winter Weather Health & Safety Tips

Read these helpful tips from NYC Emergency Management on handling winter weather and staying safe and warm, and learn how to plan for hazards here.

DCWP Notice of Adoption on Space Heaters

The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) is adding rules to implement Local Law 64 of 2022, which will go into effect on March 3, 2023. This rule adds a penalty schedule for violations related to the sale of certain electric space heaters. The rule also clarifies section numbers in chapter 6 of Title 6 of the Rules of the City of New York. Please click here to read the Notice of Adoption.

Donate a Bike! 

The New York City Department of Transportation has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Unlimited Biking, and Recycle-A-Bicycle to receive, repair, and distribute donated bikes to recent arrivals from the southern border, as well as helmets and locks. Drop your bike donations off at Unlimited Biking every day from 9 AM - 5 PM at the following locations: 56 West 56th Street, 346 West 57th Street, and 79 Chambers Street. Learn more about the program here.  

The 2023 Manhattan Community Board Application Period is Open

Community Boards are the independent and representative voices of their communities. The Boards are pivotal in shaping their communities and work to enhance and preserve the character of the city’s many unique neighborhoods. The 2023 Community Board Application is open until March 17, 2023, at 5pm. Submit your application to serve on your Community Board here.

DEP Water Bill Amnesty Program

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DEP is offering a water bill Amnesty Program available through April 30, 2023. Customers in all tax classes and with any amount of water bill debt are eligible, which means that nearly 1 in 4 customers may be able to benefit. The Amnesty Program will offer customers up to 100% forgiveness of accrued interest if they pay all or part of their outstanding debt and enter into a payment agreement. There is still further support available for low-income water customers. Learn more about this limited one-time Amnesty Program here.