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Thanks to the Parks Department for sending out an amazing crew this morning to take down our holiday tree in Dante Park.  We appreciate all of the help they offer us with our tree every year. 


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Water Main Break Update 1.22.20
Last week's water main break has been repaired, but the impact can still be felt around the district as emergency contractors work to restore the surrounding area. Here's the latest...
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Lincoln Square's Lunar New Year Specials
It's the year of the Rat! There are a number of ways to commemorate the Chinese New Year across the city, and Lincoln Square is no exception. The new year begins on Saturday...
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Focus Festival Celebrates the 19th Amendment
It's the centennial of the 19th Amendment, an anniversary to celebrate historically and culturally. From Friday, January 24 to Friday, January 31, Focus Festival at The Juilliard...
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New York Public Library Celebrates 125 Years
The New York Public Library is celebrating its 125th Anniversary throughout 2020. To commemorate its 125th year of serving the public with open access to knowledge and...
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American Songbook 2020
A series that showcases great songwriting and the power of storytelling through popular American song is back at Lincoln Center. Now through Saturday, February 29...
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Winter Sales Around the Neighborhood
Season sales are a plenty in Lincoln Square, so take the opportunity to shop discounts at great stores in the neighborhood. Below are some shopping opportunities that are easy on...


We are sad to announce the passing of a former Lincoln Square BID Board Member, George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero. George was a member of Community Board 7, for which he served on our Board of Directors as a representative, and the president of National Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives (NAHHE). He will be missed. 



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HOPE 2020
On Monday, January 27 from 10:00pm to 4:00am, the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) will conduct its annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE), a citywide community volunteer effort to count every New Yorker sleeping on the street across the five boroughs during the coldest time of the year. Click here to register to volunteer to help with the HOPE count
DOT Public Space Newsletter
The NYC Department of Transportation invites you to sign up for the new DOT Public Space newsletter to get updates on all the programs and projects within DOT Public Space. Stay in the know regarding Weekend Walks, Seasonal Streets, Street Furniture (StreetSeats, Bike Parking, etc.), Shared Streets, and Plazas.
Community Board Application Deadline Extended
New Yorkers who are dedicated to making a difference in their neighborhoods have an extra three weeks to apply to become a Community Board member. The deadline to apply for a Community Board position is now Friday, February 14. If you live, work or go to school in one of Manhattan's 12 community districts, you're eligible! Apply online or complete a paper application (the online application must be completed in one sitting). All applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, February 14. Appointments will be announced this spring.