Thanks to the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation for pruning tree branches in our Broadway Malls, and to A. Bulfamante Landscaping for cleaning up shrubs and greenery around Dante Park this past week. We could not carry out our mission to keep Lincoln Square beautiful without the combined efforts of our hardworking landscaping company and our City partners.
Event, Arts and Entertainment Venues to Reopen
April 2
Governor Cuomo has announced that event, arts and entertainment venues in New York can reopen at 33% capacity beginning Friday, April 2. Venues will be able to...
New CDC Guidance for People Who Have Been Fully Vaccinated
The CDC recently released new guidance for individuals who have been fully vaccinated. Per the guidelines, individuals are considered fully vaccinated two weeks...
Tech and Language Events for Older Adults
Looking for simple technology and language activities to dive into remotely? There are a few ways older New Yorkers can practice language skills, learn about new...
Chamber Music Society's Spring 2021 Digital Season
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) has announced an exciting Spring season of digital offerings from Thursday, April 1 to Thursday, July 1, which is...
Lincoln Square Report: Businesses Open by Sector
As New York continues to open back up, we thought we’d give you a snapshot of where the retail market is in Lincoln Square at the moment. Currently, 78% of our...
West Side Story: How It Speaks to Us at NYIT
As part of a series from the New York Institute of Technology called New York Tech Live!, enjoy a free virtual event on Wednesday, March 24 meant to bridge a...
Learn About Ranked Choice Voting
Voters in New York City will now be able to vote for up to five candidates in order of preference. New York City will use ranked choice voting for primaries and special...
TONIGHT: Presentation on Benefits for Older Adults

Goddard: Women's History Artist Month

LW!: The Lost Voice of Mary L. Booth 3.10.21

Live from Dizzy's: Helen Sun Quartet 3.11.21

DOROT: Aging Around the World 3.10.21

Women's History Month Events 2021

The Smith at Home:
St. Patrick's Day Dinners

Passover at
Bar Boulud

Passover Painting Event at Color Me Mine 3.17.21

Lincoln Square BID
Events Calendar

New York COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Governor Cuomo has announced that vaccine eligibility has been expanded to New Yorkers aged 60 and over. Appointments will open across the state tomorrow, Wednesday, March 10 at 8:00am. On Wednesday, March 17, New York will open up vaccine eligibility to public-facing government employees, nonprofit emergency workers and essential building service workers. This includes workers such as public works employees, social service and child service caseworkers, government inspectors, sanitation workers, DMV workers, County Clerks, building service workers and election workers. And, the MTA has launched a new Vaccination Site Locator on their Live Subway Map.

The City’s effort to vaccinate homebound New Yorkers is now officially underway. The requirements are that you must be fully homebound, a resident of NYC, and eligible for the vaccine. Click here to add your name to the list of those interested in receiving in-home vaccination.

Check out Vax4NYC, TurboVax, Vaccine Together NY, NYC Vaccine List, and to try to find a vaccine location and schedule an appointment in NYC online. And, if you are outside of NYC, click here to check eligibility and try to make an appointment in New York State. Visit the NYC Vaccine Command Center to learn all you need to know about the vaccines.
Public High Schools to Reopen for In-Person Learning 3.22.21
Mayor de Blasio has announced that NYC public high schools will reopen for in-person learning on Monday, March 22. Additionally, all school sports will return mid-April. Click here to learn more.
What Outdoor Dining on the UWS will Look Like this Spring 3.10.21
As the weather warms in the next month or so, what is the future of the Open Restaurants outdoor dining program? Join Manhattan Community Board 7 on Wednesday, March 10 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm for a virtual presentation to learn about the restaurant requirements, how the program is helping our community’s restaurants survive the COVID-19 pandemic, and the future of outdoor dining on sidewalk and curb spaces. RSVP here.
Clocks Spring Forward on 3.14.21
Daylight Savings Time is this Sunday, March 14 at 2:00am. Remember to set your clocks one hour forward before you go to bed Saturday night!
Mayor de Blasio Appoints Recovery Czar
Congratulations to Lorraine Grillo, who was appointed by Mayor de Blasio, as the Recovery Czar. In this new position, Grillo will coordinate across government agencies, non-profits and the private sector to ensure everyone is working together for New York City’s recovery. Click here to learn more. We advocated for a Recovery Czar to improve agency coordination during these challenging times, and we look forward to working with Grillo.
Free SBS Workshops
The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) offers free workshops on business planning and operations, marketing, finance, HR and legal issues, and more. View the lineup here.
Upcoming Events for Women Entrepreneurs
Women Entrepreneurs NYC (WE NYC), an initiative of the NYC Department of Small Business Services that is dedicated to helping women start and grow their businesses, has a number of upcoming events for women entrepreneurs. Click here to check out the events.
Free Tax Preparation Resources
The IRS Free File program, available only through or the IRS2Go app, offers brand-name tax preparation software packages at no cost. The software is free for those who earned $72,000 or less in 2020 and some of the Free File packages also offer free state tax return preparation. Taxpayers comfortable filling out tax forms electronically, can use Free File Fillable Forms, regardless of income, to file their tax returns either by mail or online.