Manhattan Community Board #2 Manhattan is one of the first community boards to be established in the early 1960’s. One of Soho Broadway Community Neighborhood Resources
This is a friendly reminder that DSNY residential garbage collection is suspended on Monday, September 5 for the observance of the Labor Day holiday. Please do not place garbage items out for collection on Monday, September 5. DSNY collection on Broadway will resume on Wednesday, September 7. Visit NY Department of Sanitaion website for more […]
Researchers at Columbia University are conducting a research project to examine the role of historic districts in New York City’s urban life. The project includes an online public survey to better understand how New Yorkers value the social, environmental, and economic aims of historic district preservation. Recent scholarship and media coverage have examined how the […]
The St. Nicholas Hotel, on the west side of Broadway between Spring and Broome Streets, was a hotel like nothing New York City had seen before.
Here are some more stories about how our neighborhood’s streets got their names.
The NYC Hospitality Alliance is working with the NYC Department of Small Business Services to investigate the impact that scaffolding and sidewalk sheds have on restaurants and other businesses. (A sidewalk shed is a structure constructed to protect pedestrians from falling objects due to construction.) If scaffolding and sidewalk sheds have ever been installed in […]
Corner power-washing continues this month. We generally have cleanings on the second Monday/Tuesday and the fourth Monday/Tuesday of the month from April through November. For August there will be power washing on: August 8, 9, 22 and 23. ACE power-washes each corner and all trash/recycling receptacles on the corners from 7pm until no later than […]
The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) has announced the launch of donateNYC, a program designed to make finding and giving second-hand goods easier for New Yorkers. donateNYC provides residents with a website and mobile app to help them search by material and location to find the most convenient place to give or find […]
On June 15, the Initiative met with residents of the SoHo Broadway corridor at our first meeting of the Residential Affinity Group. The Initiative thanks those who attended and Boxed Wholesale for hosting the meeting at their office (and for providing those tasty snacks). An affinity group is a group formed around a shared interest, […]
Karissa Lidstrand joined the SoHo Broadway Initiative in October 2015 as an Outreach Coordinator intern. Hailing from eastern Washington state, in June 2015 she drove cross county from Seattle, Washington to New York. Karissa moved to New York to attend Pratt Institute where she is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Urban Placemaking and Management. Karissa […]
Street fairs are annual community events that offer neighbors and visitors an opportunity to purchase food, goods and services. The Mayor’s Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management wants to hear from you. Whether or not you have visited these community events, your opinion matters!
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 SOHO BROADWAY INITIATIVE CONTINUES EFFORTS TO IMPROVE SIDEWALK CONGESTION THROUGH OUTREACH CAMPAIGN WITH SIDEWALK VENDING COMMUNITY AS STREET VENDOR PROJECT HOLDS MARCH AGAINST INITIATIVE. The Initiative’s efforts to improve sidewalk congestion by providing SoHo Broadway vendors with current rules governing where sidewalk vendors are allowed coupled with City action leads […]
This article by appeared in OPINION section of Crain’s New York Business News, July 6, 2016. This Opinion piece was authored by Dan Biederman, President of the 34th Street Partnership usiness improvement district and Executive Director of Bryant Park Corp. Link to Crain’s New York Business News Website
Members of the SoHo Broadway’s mixed use community came together on the evening of Monday June 20th to celebrate the end of the SoHo Broadway Initiative’s second year. The Initiative’s 2nd Annual Meeting was generously hosted by Scholastic and was attended by 80 members of the SoHo Broadway community. Scholastic’s VP of Creative Development, Billy […]
Have you noticed a change at the intersection of Broadway and Houston? We are not talking about the scaffolding that is going up, it’s more subtle than that. Once a prime spot for pedestrian and traffic congestion this intersection is seeing necessary improvements. The pedestrian signal along Houston (east/west) has been changed to allow pedestrians to […]
Corner power-washing continues this month. Based on feedback from stakeholders, we have moved to semi-monthly cleanings. We generally have cleanings on the second Monday/Tuesday and the fourth Monday/Tuesday of the month from April through November. For July there will be power washing on: July 11, 12, 15 and 16. ACE power-washes each corner and all […]