NYC Love Your Local

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop recently announced the launch of ‘NYC Love Your Local,’ a new initiative to celebrate and promote the diverse, independent, small businesses that enrich neighborhoods across New York City. The program encourages New Yorkers to share their favorite independent, non-franchise businesses, which will […]  read more

Using Social Media to Advertise your Business

 Date:                    Wednesday, February 22, 2017                        Time:                  10 – 12 noon        Place:              290 Broadway (corner of Duane & Broadway)                                               30 Floor Room  3                                  New York, NY 10007   NOTE:   Picture ID required for entry.  (Allow 10 minutes for  entry) In this workshop, you will learn about the different tools and strategies […]  read more

Carryout Bag Fee

Starting February 15, 2017, stores in New York City will charge customers at least five cents (5¢) for each plastic, paper, or cloth carryout bag provided. This fee will not be applied to carryout bags used to transport items purchased using SNAP or WIC. This Carryout Bag Law will help reduce the amount of waste […]  read more

New Years Resolution

New Year, New you?  Did you make a resolution?  You can make it happen locally. New Years is the time for resolutions and Hudson Square has many resources to help you keep on track: Exercise: Physique 57 Real Pilates Oishi Judo Danny’s Cycles Healthy Resources Pharmacy Everyday Health Healthy eating options varying from juices, smoothies, […]  read more

NYC ZeroWaste

Businesses and commercial property owners play a crucial role in protecting our environment and achieving the Mayor’s goal of reducing commercial waste by 90% by 2030. In addition to lowering costs by avoiding common sanitation violations, businesses can benefit by reducing their carbon footprint, maintaining a clean property, and increasing their competitive edge. New commercial […]  read more

Elves on Varick Street… making spirits bright!

We know it’s not always easy to get home amidst all the traffic on Varick Street this time of year. We hope to lighten to the mood and bring holiday cheer to our pedestrians by sending out several, festive Crossing Elves alongside our crossing guards tonight through Wednesday. They’ll be singing songs and giving out […]  read more

Department of Sanitation launches donateNYC

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 reusable goods. For […]  read more

Hudson Square Cocktail Competition

Together with Great Performances, we’re introducing a new neighborhood competition and addition to our Annual Meeting. Local restaurants and bars are competing to concoct a special Hudson Square signature cocktail, and the community will vote for the one they like the most from 11/7-11/11 by liking their favorite on our Instagram. The winning cocktail will […]  read more

Halloween Parade Closures

The Village Halloween Parade will take place on Monday, October 31, 2016. The route will be along Sixth Avenue from Canal Street to 16th Street, according to the NYPD. The route will shut down from 5 p.m. through midnight. The set up and start of the parade will be in Hudson Square at 6th Avenue […]  read more

Flu shot clinic at Adelphi University

Low-cost or no-cost immunizations will be administered by fully trained, certified immunizing pharmacists. For those with a participating health insurance plan, there will be no charge. For those who do not have a qualifying health insurance plan, the cost will be $28.75. You must be 18 or older. Reminder: Bring your insurance cards. Saturday, October […]  read more