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Community Alerts 8.3.21

Aug 3, 2021
Community Alerts 8.3.21

TONIGHT: National Night Out

National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Join the NYPD 20th Precinct tonight from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Verdi Square Park (Broadway between West 72nd and West 73rd Streets) for family fun including music, refreshments and giveaways. 

August Housing Clinic 8.4.21

Join Council Member Helen Rosenthal for the August Housing Clinic this Wednesday, August 4, from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. This month's topic is: latest updates on the NYS Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). The clinic will be conducted via Zoom. Click here to register and receive Zoom event information.

Single Block Street Fair 8.7.21

There is a single block street fair on Saturday, August 7 on Broadway between West 60th and West 61st Streets. The event will be on the east side of Broadway (northbound traffic). Southbound lanes will be open for traffic. Call 311 for more information.

Hurricane Season: Know Your Zone

The Atlantic Hurricane season runs from the beginning of June through the end of November. New Yorkers are encouraged to visit the Know Your Zone website to find out whether they live in one of the City's six hurricane evacuation zones.

CISA Cyber Essentials

CISA’s Cyber Essentials is a guide for leaders of small businesses as well as leaders of small and local government agencies to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices. Check it out here.

NYC Storefront Vacancy Data

To comply with Local Law 157 of 2019 that set up a storefront vacancy database, the New York City Department of Finance has released its first dataset. View the storefront vacancy dataset here and more NYC Open Data for New Yorkers here.

9/11 20th Anniversary Citywide Commemoration Registration

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum, in partnership with NYC & Company, is encouraging cultural institutions throughout NYC to participate in a citywide commemoration to honor the occasion through various plans. Learn more and register here.