Community Alerts

Government Alerts 9.3.20

Sep 3, 2020
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Labor Day Sanitation Changes

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Labor Day, there will be no trash or recycling collection, nor street cleaning on Monday, September 7, 2020. Residents who normally receive Monday trash collection should place their material out at curbside after 4 p.m. on Monday, September 7 for pickup. Residents who normally receive Monday recycling collection should place their material out at curbside after 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 13 for pickup on Monday, September 14. For questions about Sanitation services and holiday schedules contact 311 or visit

Public School Reopening Plans

Mayor de Blasio announced this morning that NYC Public Schools will begin remote learning on Wednesday, September 16, and in-person classes on Monday, September 21. Learn more here.

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. Click here to find out how to stay prepared for all types of emergencies.

"All In NYC" Marketing Materials

“All in NYC” is a rallying cry to remind the world of the immutable spirit of New Yorkers. NYC & Co and NYCEDC are launching this flexible marketing campaign, complete with customizable graphics that you can use to promote your neighborhood and local businesses. You don't need to be a member to participate. Click here for more information and to download the tool kit.

A Guide to Museums as They Begin to Reopen

Last week, museums and cultural institutions in New York City were permitted to reopen while adhering to public safety guidelines. ILoveNY has put together a guide on opening details for these beloved institutions, and everything else you need to know about NYC's museum reopenings. 

City Council Votes to Provide Relief to Restaurants and Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

The New York City Council on Thursday, August 27 voted on four bills to provide support to small businesses. The first extends the cap on the amount of commission a third-party delivery service is allowed to charge for delivery and all other types of charges while a second bill will prevent third-party delivery platforms from charging restaurants for telephone calls that do not result in an order. The City Council also voted on the continuation of the Commercial Lease Assistance Program (CLA), as well as requiring the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to report on businesses that received a grant or loan from the New York City Retention Program or New York City Small Business Continuity Loan Fund. Click here to learn more.