Broadway Mall end bed lush with green shrubs and pink and white annuals
Lincoln Square in bloom!

Photo credit: Filip Wolak


still from the movie Ready or Not_ 2019
Scary Movies XII
This month, horror movie fans can step out of the hot city streets and into the cool air of Lincoln Square's local independent and foreign cinema landscape at...
an archive photo of Staff members of the Dance Collection.
Archive in Motion & WALL POWER!
Head over to the New York Library for the Performing Arts (40 Lincoln Plaza) to experience a mixed media archive-- the largest and most comprehensive archive in the world devoted to...
parkgoers enjoy free music in Richard Tucker Park in the summer
Spend August Around Lincoln Square
August is a popular time of the year to travel, but why not spend a staycation in Lincoln Square? In the neighborhood, there are plenty of activities and promotions that will make...
Inside of Shakespeare and Co with book filled shelves
Book Lovers Day
Friday, August 9 is National Book Lovers Day! This fun, annual holiday gives  bookworms and book lovers the perfect excuse to treat themselves to a new novel or some quality...
a red sun glares over some city buildings in the evening
Prepare for Heat Emergencies
It has been a very hot summer, and with August being one of the hottest months in New York, it is important to be aware of how you can stay safe amidst the rising temperatures...



Central Park West Bike Lane
A protected bike lane is being installed on Central Park West from 59th to 110th Street. The lane will come with a seven-foot buffer and plastic posts separating riders from traffic. The project was spearheaded by Manhattan Community Board 7 and the Department of Transportation and work will continue throughout the summer.  Click here for more information on the project and how it will affect traffic in the neighborhood.
Senior Food Bag Program in Full Swing
Low-cost, local, fresh produce is available to seniors this summer via Council Member Helen Rosenthal and Borough President Gale Brewer's Fresh Food for Seniors Program. The Fresh Food Program is available through mid-November. Click here for the delivery schedule and additional information.

Upper West Side seniors should check in with their local senior or community center for the ordering and pick up process. If you do not belong to a center and your building is not participating, you may order and pick up at:
  • Goddard Riverside Community Center, located at 593 Columbus Avenue. CONTACT: Marisa Maack at (212) 873-0282, x203 or
  • National Council of Jewish Women, located at 241 West 72nd Street. CONTACT: Denise at (212) 687-5030
Red Line Track Work
1 Train Subway service on the West Side of Manhattan will be affected for six weeks over the weekends as the MTA works to replace tracks and switches at the West 96th Street and Broadway station. The work will continue through the weekend of August 23. This occasionally includes 1 train service suspension. The work will also impact 2 and 3 Train service. Contact 311 for more information or visit the MTA's websiteClick here for subway service changes