World Wildlife Day!March 3, 2021In 1973 the United Nations General Assembly declared March 3 as a day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. Beginning in 2013, we have planted and/or retrofitted more than 300 trees …
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Women Making History in Hudson SquareMarch 2, 2021In 2021, accomplishments of women have reached new heights, as Kamala Harris became the first female Vice President of the United States. Each March, we come together to celebrate Women’s History Month, a time to honor the …
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Open retailers in Hudson SquareMarch 2, 2021As of March 2, 2021 the following Hudson Square retailers are open and still providing services for the community. Please make sure to check their websites or social media accounts to confirm hours of operations as things …
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Indoor Dining Capacity in NYC Rising to 35%February 18, 2021Governor Cuomo signed legislation that restaurants were allowed to have diners inside their establishments. As of February 12, 2021, New York allowed indoor dining again at 25% capacity; but that number is rising to 35% on February …
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Black History in Hudson SquareFebruary 16, 2021African American history in NYC calls to mind locations such as Harlem and Greenwich Village. However, the Hudson Square area was a significant location for black emancipation and racial progression in the years prior to the Civil …
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Heartbeat of Hudson Square – FebruaryFebruary 16, 2021In March of 2020, the country was faced with a crisis in the form of a global pandemic. The way business was done shifted dramatically, businesses closed, or were forced to have employees work from home for …
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Valentines Day Date & Gift GuideFebruary 9, 2021With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to think about how you will be spending the holiday with your special someone. If you’re still looking for a romantic spot for dinner Hudson Square has got you covered. …
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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Reopens TodayJanuary 11, 2021Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Begins to Reopen January 11 – $284 billion was recently allocated for another round of the Paycheck Protect Program (PPP), a forgivable business loan offered through the federal government’s Small Business Administration (SBA) that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during …
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Webinar for Reopening BusinesesJanuary 7, 2021Join the NYC Dept. of  Small Business Services and learn how to find state reopening guidelines by industry and resources that are available to help your business adapt to a changing environment. Resources include: Virtual Compliance Advisement …
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Heartbeat of Hudson Square: Share Your StoryJanuary 7, 2021Hudson Square is one of the most energizing locations in NYC.  There is an energy that courses through our buildings and streets that makes our community special.  But the heart and soul of any community are the people; in …
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Wishes for 2021December 28, 20202020 was a long and brutal year for most; but with the new year just days away; we look to put this year behind us. 2021 provides us hope that we can return to our normal lives …
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Updates to Open Restaurants Siting CriteriaDecember 21, 2020The city has updated the Open Restaurants Siting Criteria to include guidance on snowy conditions. As the first snow of the season is now behind us, we are learning the best ways to operate in a snow …
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Hudson Square Holiday CardDecember 16, 2020In the coldest of winters, our warmest of greetings!
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Donate to a Hudson Square Not-For-Profit OrganizationDecember 16, 2020In Hudson Square, we are filled with good people doing good things every day. While we are a hub for creativity, we are also the home to many NPF’s who are doing good on behalf of others. As the year …
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City Issues A Winter Storm Watch: 12/16-12/17December 15, 2020The National Weather Service has issued the following winter storm watch for the NYC area: 2pm on Wednesday 12/16 – 1pm on Thursday 12/17 Heavy snow possible.  Total snow accumulations of 8-14 inches possible.  Roads may be dangerous.  …
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Winter PreparednessDecember 4, 2020While there should always be an emphasis placed on safety, it is even more important nowadays.  While it is smart to be prepared for an emergency, it is especially prudent during the winter in New York City. …
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Amelia’sNovember 27, 2020Family-owned and operated diner Amelia’s has been in Hudson Square since 1965. In 1989 Niko Katehis bought the restaurant and joined the rest of his family, who are no strangers to serving Hudson Square. In 1983 he …
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AdafruitNovember 26, 2020Open-source hardware company, Adafruit designs, manufactures and sells a number of electronics products, electronics components, tools and accessories. However in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the business run by  Limor “Ladyada” Fried pivoted and began operating as an essential service …
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ArrojoNovember 25, 2020ARROJO NYC is an independent hairdressing business with 2 cosmetology schools and 3 hair salons located in Williamsburg, and Tribeca and Hudson Square. When New York City went on lockdown, Arrojo had to close one of its …
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Annual Meeting OverviewNovember 20, 2020Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in our 11th Annual Meeting on November 18, 2020. It was a pleasure getting everyone together, albeit virtually, to discuss the Neighborhood, the past year, and the future of Hudson Square.
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Small Business Saturday in Hudson SquareNovember 19, 2020Hudson Square is a community full of small businesses that benefit from the support of their neighbors; and in 2020 more so than ever, these small businesses need our help. The Hudson Square BID has been participating …
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Election Day ResourcesNovember 2, 2020With Election Day upon us, we wanted to alert you to the possibility of gatherings and demonstrations of growing intensity on the Election Day on Tuesday, November 3rd and beyond.   We do not have any specific information …
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Open Storefronts AnnouncementOctober 28, 2020We are excited to report that Mayor de Blasio has just announced a plan for Open Storefronts! This is in response to the BID Association’s calls for such a program to help save small businesses, especially as …
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Voting Safely During COVID-19October 21, 2020With Election Day coming up on November 3rd, it is of utmost importance that voters be informed of the process and prepared to vote safely. NYC Health has released guidelines on the different ways to vote – …
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