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
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.
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.
July 14, 2014
WBGO Travel invites you to hop aboard the bus from Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle, (or other pickup locations in the metro area) for a direct ride to the front gate of the 60th Anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island on Friday, August 1, Saturday, August 2 or Sunday, August 3. This excursion includes: round trip bus travel from departure location directly to the festival gate, general admission ticket to the festival for the full day plus access to the WBGO Shade Tent on the festival grounds. The buses will have wifi, restrooms and reclining bucket seats. These benefits are available ONLY for those who book the WBGO package.
Buses have varying departure times, please click here for specific times from your departure location. At the end of each day, buses leave from the front gate of the Newport Jazz Festival. Return times leaving festival are as follows: Friday 6PM, Saturday & Sunday 7PM.
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July 7, 2014
The New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYC DDC) has issued an advisory that there will be a second shift from 3:30pm to 12am (midnight) beginning Monday, July 7th and continuing for approximately six weeks on W. 62nd Street between Columbus Ave. and Amsterdam Ave. The work is being done to facilitate mico-tunneling for the 48” water main and will be maintained within construction safety barriers. Click here to read the entire advisory.