Artists Against the Bomb at The Judd Foundation
‘City Councilwoman Margaret Chin is proposing legislation that would require landlords who own apartments in SoHo and NoHo long designated Joint Living Work Quarters for artists to notify the city when the units become vacant, before offering them to new renters.’ Follow this story by Danielle Tcholakian from DNAinfo.com Read more about this proposed legislation HERE
Our Clean Team member Elbert Copeland has been featured in the N.Y. / REGION section of the New York Times on November 3rd. Story By NYT writer JOHN GRIPPE. Please read about this amazing man and integral part of the SoHo Broadway community: READ full article here READ our interview with Elbert here
Members of the SoHo Broadway Community are invited to attend an Information Session on Thursday, November 5th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at 557 Broadway between Prince and Spring. See Google Maps At the Information Session, the Initiative will be presenting its Curb Vending Regulation District Map and answering questions on its activities.
This November, the Initiative continues its monthly series featuring members of the Initiative’s Clean Team. The Clean Team is made up of 7 members who work for our partner ACE. Most readers recognize our Clean Team from their distinctive sapphire blue SoHo Broadway t-shirts. The goal of this series is to introduce our readers to […]
Over the past six months, the Initiative has worked closely with our mapping partner, BFJ Planning, to a create a map of the district. BFJ Planning painstakingly mapped all of the public sidewalk space, building entrances, sidewalk fixtures/furniture, subway grates and many other sidewalk features. Once the district map was completed, BFJ Planning then mapped […]
November 16th and 17th. * Please note that our monthly power-washing is suspended from December through February due to cold weather conditions.
Over the summer, Katie Garrett, the Initiative’s Outreach Coordinator, examined illegal sidewalk use along the SoHo Broadway corridor with a focus on sidewalk vending. Her efforts are detailed in the Sidewalk Vending Initial Conditions Report. The Initiative hopes to use this report to shape our public safety program’s priorities, inform the Initiative’s outreach to the […]
This is a reminder to retail business managers on behalf of NYC Small Business Services: As you may have heard, major credit card companies are migrating from outdated magnetic stripe credit and debit to cards embedded with microchips. On October 1st, the liability for certain types of fraudulent transactions will shift from banks to businesses […]
Please be advised that the Clean Team from ACE will be power-washing on the following evenings in October: October 19th and 20th *Power-washing generally starts after 7pm and ends before 1am.
This September, the Initiative starts a monthly series where we will introduce each member of the Initiative’s Clean Team. The Clean Team is made up of 7 members who work for our supplemental sanitation partner ACE. Most readers recognize our Clean Team from their distinctive sapphire SoHo Broadway t-shirts. The goal of this series is […]
The Initiative is seeking to hire a Director of Operations who will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to address quality of life issues in the District and work with area partners, including City and State agencies, to address problems as they arise. Do you know someone who is interested in making the SoHo […]
Please be advised that the Clean Team from ACE will be power-washing on the following evenings in September: Monday Sept. 14th and Tuesday Sept. 15th *Power-washing generally starts after 7pm and ends before 1am.
The SoHo Broadway Initiative announces REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL for SECURITY SERVICES Date Issued: July 10th, 2015 Responses Required No Later Than: 5:00pm – August 6th, 2015 Updated 7/24/2015: RFP for Security Services has been updated to make changes to the supervisory services provisions of the RFP. The updated version of the RFP can be downloaded here: RFP […]
The SoHo Broadway Initiative held its first Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 24 at Scholastic (557 Broadway between Prince and Spring). Over seventy-five residents, businesses, property owners and friends attended. John Barton, Chief Operating Officer of Dean & DeLuca, was our featured speaker and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer stopped by to congratulate the Initiative […]
We are proud to announce that the SoHo Broadway Business Improvement District is now the SoHo Broadway Initiative. The Initiative’s Outreach and Communication Committee, led by James Cavello, worked closely with SoHo branding firm Mucca to develop the new name, logo, color scheme and slogan. The new brand was launched at our First Annual Meeting, […]