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August 23, 2023


Mayor Adams & DCP Director Garodnick Announce “City of Yes for Housing Opportunity” Plan

On Thursday, August 17th, Mayor Eric Adams and Department of City Planning Director Dan Garodnick announced the “City of Yes for Housing Opportunity” Plan and the Midtown South Mixed-Use Plan to convert vacant commercial offices into permanent residences to increase the supply of housing for all New Yorkers.

View the full press release, here.

Full Details

Photo Credit: Office of the Mayor


Let’s Meet: Leonovich Gallery

Get to know Leonovich Gallery, the contemporary art space founded by local couture designer and artist Katya Leonovich in December 2021.

Located at 706 Sixth Avenue, Leonovich Gallery showcases the works of accomplished artists from multiple backgrounds.

Stop by next month to view new exhibits!

Meet Leonovich Gallery

Photo Credit: Leonovich Gallery


Local Spotlight: Rebecca School

To celebrate this year’s back to school season, we take a look at Rebecca School located at 40 East 30th Street.

Rebecca School made its debut in September 2006 as a for-profit academy for children with autism spectrum disorders who were underserved in New York City.

Learn More

Photo Credit: Rebecca School


It’s Back to School Season!

With August nearly over, school is around the corner.

We’ve put together a family-friendly shopping and activity guide highlighting neighborhood businesses that can help you and your family get ready for a great school year.

Shop for clothes and school supplies, and check out a variety of extracurricular activities in Flatiron & NoMad.

Get the Guide

Photo Credit: Topdrawer


Mayor Adams announces New Expansion of Broadway Vision

Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez announced a new phase of the Broadway Vision plan this week to better connect Flatiron and Union Square.

Improvements will be incorporated along Broadway from 21st Street south to Union Square including additional areas for public seating, walking, and bicycling.

Read more about our collaborative public realm work with the City, including Broadway Vision, the NoMad Piazza pop-up plaza, and permanent Flatiron Plaza reconstruction, here.


Photo Credit: NYC Department of Transportation


Celebrate National Sandwich Month

Find your new favorite sandwich in Flatiron & NoMad to enjoy this month and beyond! Check out our roundup featuring delicious sandwiches you can enjoy at fast casual and sit-down restaurants.


Sandwich Spots

Photo Credit: Olde City Cheesesteaks & Brew


Things to Do This Week in Flatiron & NoMad

Check out these upcoming neighborhood events:

Local Events



Quick hits on community info, resources, & happenings

LinkNYC: LinkNYC is a communications network in place of NYC pay phones with digital kiosks. LinkNYC is an effective marketing tool for small business owners. For more information, please visit here.

DSNY Skip the Stuff Notice: As of July 31, NYC food service establishments providing take-out or delivery may not provide utensils, condiment packets, napkins, or extra plates unless requested by the customer. For more information, please visit here.

EDC Announces Manhattan Commercial Revitalization: NYCEDC has announced a program to help building owners adapt their properties as the commercial office market evolves in the wake of COVID-19. For more information, including eligibility requirements, please visit EDC’s webpage.

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Neighborhood Activations

  • Pakistan Day Parade: Sunday, August 27th on Madison Avenue between 38th Street and 27th Street.


Street Closures

  • East 22nd Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South will be closed Saturday, August 26th from 8 am – 6 pm and Sunday, August 27th from 9 am – 6 pm for lifting crates with a knuckle boom.


Neighborhood Guides


Photo of the Week


Enjoying the dog days of summer via @madisonsquarebarks


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