Via nycedc:

It’s that time of year!
Residential building owners and managing agents must register and update their property information with the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD).
Get your forms at on.nyc.gov/RegisterYourProperty and submit them by September 1, 2014. Be sure to include your e-mail address to receive updates to Housing Maintenance Code requirements, notices of complaint, and information about violations issued to your property.

Via nycedc:

It’s that time of year!

Residential building owners and managing agents must register and update their property information with the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD).

Get your forms at on.nyc.gov/RegisterYourProperty and submit them by September 1, 2014. Be sure to include your e-mail address to receive updates to Housing Maintenance Code requirements, notices of complaint, and information about violations issued to your property.

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2014 is here! Enjoy three-course prix-fixe dining at nearly 300 of the City’s finest restaurants in your neighborhood from now through August 15.

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2014 is here! Enjoy three-course prix-fixe dining at nearly 300 of the City’s finest restaurants in your neighborhood from now through August 15.

It’s All Happening…On 34th Street

The 34th Street Partnership manages 31 blocks in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, including the 34th Street retail corridor and Herald & Greeley Square Parks.

The district is visited by a diverse group of people each day, including thousands of commuters that pass through Penn Station and tourists who are out on the streets experiencing New York City life.

Depending on the time of day, you might stumble upon a special Salsa, Swing or Zumba dance class near Herald Square, taught by instructors from our district neighbor DanceSport. Watch the crowd smile and cheer as participants master the latest dance moves. You can also grab a bite to eat – a flavorful empanada from Nuchas, a sweet treat from Wafels & Dinges, a fresh apple sold at the Broadway French Market, or specialty fare from Broadway Bites.

Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Seeking Special Assistant

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership is seeking to hire a full-time Special Assistant to add to its small full-time team of professionals. The Special Assistant will work on a diverse set of programs and initiatives, as well as provide administrative support for the office and senior staff. This is an outstanding entry-level opportunity for a hard-working individual to learn hands-on about neighborhood development, and grow in the position.

Full job description & application instructions here.

Application deadline is August 22, 2014.

Exploring the Diverse Markets of Two Bridges

From Chinese bakeries to Latino groceries; halal and kosher meat stores to produce stands featuring dozens of types of fruits and vegetables; corner bodegas to full-service grocers, the Two Bridges neighborhood on Manhattan’s Lower East Side is among the most diverse neighborhoods in New York.

Two Bridges Neighborhood Council (TBNC) is launching a series of resident-led food tours highlighting the simple, healthy & affordable ingredients available in our neighborhood, while informing attendees about the unique shopping experiences that exist locally. Our ultimate goal is to create new business for local stores by attracting local residents.

In celebration of our program’s impending launch, we have compiled a short-but-fun list of things that you should keep in mind when shopping in Two Bridges/Chinatown.

NoHo NY BID Seeking Executive Director

NoHo NY BID

The NoHo NY BID Board of Directors is seeking a talented and seasoned professional to serve as its Executive Director.

The ideal candidate must have experience with BIDs and understand their role in New York City and the political landscape. A highly energetic, creative self-starter who is well-organized, and capable of functioning effectively in a very independent situation is well suited for this position. Excellent verbal and communication skills are essential, and good judgment is a must.

Full job description & application instructions here.

Please note: Deadline for applications is July 14, 2014.

Avenue NYC Project Category Day: Placemaking

On Wednesday, June 25, the Avenue NYC team hosted the final project category day of FY14 to address placemaking initiatives supported by the Avenue NYC grant. This project category day concludes a successful capacity building series established during FY14 to provide an opportunity to share best practices and troubleshoot potential challenges which may arise in the execution of an Avenue NYC project. The placemaking project category day was attended by 17 community leaders from around the City receiving the FY14 Avenue NYC grant.

Via nychealthyneighborhoods:

Attention Brooklyn, Harlem, and Bronx residents: NYC Green Carts are here in your neighborhoods! NYC Green Carts are mobile food carts that sell fresh fruits and vegetables in areas with limited access to healthy foods. Here is a map of where NYC Green Carts operate throughout the city:

http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/cdp/green_carts_areas.pdf

Interested in selling fruits and vegetables in your neighborhood? Click here to learn how to apply to become a NYC Green Cart vendor.

To learn more about the NYC Green Cart program, click here or call 311.

Where are NYC Street Trees Located?

Via nycopendata:

Interactive Visualization of NYC Street TreesNew York City is home to more than 65 different types of street trees ranging from the Alder to Zelkova. With over 600,000 street trees across the five boroughs, one might wonder where they are and which types are most common. Using NYC Open Data of street trees, a few local designers decided to find out…

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