Plus, mid-winter break family fun!

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February 14, 2024


Meet: Spin Flatiron

Meet SPIN Flatiron, the social ping pong club located at 48 East 23rd Street.

“As a brand that is founded on community, connection, and entertainment, SPIN loves being a part of the Flatiron & NoMad District which has a thriving culture based on leisure, dining, and a diverse lifestyle,” says Johnny Destra, Area General Manager of SPIN Flatiron.

Open daily, head to SPIN Flatiron for a fun, interactive experience with friends, for date night or your next private event.

Get to Know Spin

Photo Credit: SPIN


Romantic Valentine’s Day Dining in Flatiron & NoMad

Happy Valentine’s Day! Make your day extra special by checking out these limited-edition dinner menus at local restaurants.

Highlights include:

Reserve Your Table

Photo Credit: NAR Modern Turkish Cuisine


Family Fun in the Neighborhood

Mid-winter break is fast approaching! Whether you live in the neighborhood or are visiting, Flatiron & NoMad are great destinations for families.

Explore our roundup featuring a variety of activities for all ages.


Photo Credit: @harrypotterny


Sweet Gifts for Your Valentine

There’s still time to find your Valentine the perfect gift in Flatiron & NoMad! Our guide is filled with classic and unique options.

Gift inspiration:

Get the Guide

Photo Credit: Seven Grams Caffé


History Spotlight: Sissieretta Jones

Black History Month is observed from February 1 through March 1. We honor Black history, achievement, and legacy.

Today we remember soprano Sissieretta Jones and her groundbreaking Madison Square Garden performance at the 26th Street and Madison Avenue venue in 1892, which led to her launch as a global opera superstar.

Local History

Photo Credit: National Portrait Gallery


Permanent Outdoor Dining Rules Finalized

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) released the final rules for New York City’s permanent outdoor dining program, Dining Out NYC.

All eligible food establishments citywide are welcome to apply starting in March 2024. View the requirements for designing, building, and operating sidewalk and roadway dining sheds.

Full Rules


NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY): All Businesses Must Containerize Trash

The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) is implementing a new rule to send rats packing. Starting March 1st, all businesses in NYC must use rigid containers with secure lids when setting out trash for collection.

Businesses that place waste on the curb have two options:

  • Place waste at the curb 1 hour before closing or after 8:00 PM

DSNY is hosting a series of one-hour information sessions through March 25th. Please register for sessions in advance by clicking here.

Learn More

Photo Credit: NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY)


Things to Do in Flatiron & NoMad

Check out these upcoming neighborhood events:

Local Events



Quick hits on community info, resources, & happenings

Midtown South Mixed-Use Plan: The NYC Department of Planning invites the public to learn more about the MSMX Plan by speaking directly with city planners and using their digital engagement tools to help understand the strengths, challenges, and opportunities for growth in Midtown South.

Get Key Area Updates via Text: We have launched a text message alert system to provide business and property owners the latest information and updates in Flatiron & NoMad. Sign up by texting INFO23 to (844) 762-0837 or fill out our Google Form here.

Plaza Kiosk Updates: Flatiron Plate, the food & beverage kiosk on the Flatiron South Plaza, will be closed for the month of February, reopening
Friday, March 1. Eataly‘s kiosk on the North Plaza is scheduled to reopen in early February.

Neighborhood Guides


Photo of the Week


Architectural details of The O’Neill Building via @marfjz


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