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  • Arlo Guthrie and The Cafe Wha? House Band Booked for Winter's Eve 2014

    September 9, 2014

    The 15th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square, taking place Monday, December 1, is fast approaching and we have some major announcements to make about the talent lineup.  Everyone's favorite folk artist, the legendary Arlo Guthrie is officially coming back for the tree lighting ceremony at Dante Park to help us celebrate the 15th Annual Winter's Eve! And, on the bill and ready to rock the Winter's Eve Dance Tent is the most reputable and well known party band in New York City, The Cafe Wha? House Band, bringing downtown to this uptown event. We are in the process of lining-up other great talent and performances including up-and-coming bands, buskers, dance groups, and lots of family fun. This highly anticipated evening will also feature fabulous food-tastings at nominal cost from some of Lincoln Square's finest restaurants. READ

  • We’re Proud to be a .nyc Founder!

    September 8, 2014

    On Monday, September 8, Mayor de Blasio announced that the first .nyc websites have gone live, including our very own Helping to lead the way for these new domain possibilities through the Founder’s program, The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District is excited to be one of the first selected for a .nyc website, taking on for its signature event, Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square. This freshly redesigned site is the official source of all information for New York’s Largest Holiday Festival, Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square, which will be held on Monday, December 1, 2014. READ

  • Event & Construction Advisory – September Fashion Week 2014

    August 15, 2014

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is back in Lincoln Square. This August and September, our neighborhood will again be a hub of several construction projects and events that will have an impact on the community.  For your convenience, we have uploaded letters from the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit, IMG-the producer of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and Fordham University outlining the latest on the area's event and construction projects and their scope in more detail. READ

  • New 25 MPH Speed Limit on Broadway North of 60th St

    August 1, 2014

    On Monday, August 4, 2014, the NYPD will begin enforcing the new 25 MPH speed limit on Broadway from Columbus Circle to West 220th Street. Click here to read the alert from the NYPD Community Affairs Bureau.

     Making Upper Broadway an arterial slow zone is one piece of a combined strategy to improve traffic safety in Northern Manhattan, all of which supports Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero safety plan.

    Click here to read the press release from the New York City Department of Transportation detailing the plan.


  • POTUS Visit to the Upper West Side

    July 17, 2014

    The President of the United States is coming to New York City and the Upper West Side. It is our understanding that portions of West 66th Street between Central Park West and Riverside Boulevard will be closed today during the afternoon and early evening.

    For updated traffic information please visit To see an expanded list of impacted streets see this article in the West Side Rag. READ

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