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THE 2015

First Annual Survey Will Help Guide Programs
Thank you to everyone who responded to the 2015 Community Survey -- your feedback gives us information that will help us better serve the neighborhood in the coming year.  And congratulations to local resident Barbara Good who was the lucky winner of a $100 gift card!  Click here for a summary of results:



Help the City conduct a comprehensive study on the state of entrepreneurship in New York City to identify the unique opportunities and challenges entrepreneurs face and how the City can help.  Three survey respondents will win a 16GB iPad Air

Take the survey here.

Starting April 1, you can be fined $100 for illegally discarding your electronics. Buildings with more than 10 units can sign up for e‑cycleNYC to properly recycle e-waste. Also note the upcoming annual Earth Day recycling event in Union Square on April 19th, where both electronic and textile materials will be collected for recycling.

One Fifth Avenue

It's hard to imagine the corner of 8th Street and Fifth Avenue without the beautiful art-deco masterpiece that sits at One Fifth Avenue today, but we recently stumbled upon this fascinating history lesson in the blog Daytonian in Manhattan and had to share.
A Special Appeal
The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City is accepting donations to aid the victims and families of the tragic building collapse that occurred on Second Avenue last week.  Click here to learn more.

Always report gas leaks by dialing 911 or calling Con Edison at 1-800-75-CONED after evacuating the premises.

April 2015


New for Spring:

Kiin Thai Eatery

36 E. 8th St. (btw University Pl./Greene St.)
Featuring a wide variety of central and northern Thai specialties,  Kiin ("eat" in Thai) is the newest restaurant by the owners of Somtum Der in the East Village.  Delicious and authentic dishes from centuries-old country recipes are served for lunch and dinner in a rustic atmosphere.

Milk & Hops

779 Broadway (btw E. 9th/10th Sts.)
(212) 995-5588
Hopping the river from Queens, Milk & Hops is the first Manhattan location for Yang Gao's acclaimed Astoria Bier & Cheese shop.  Featuring a heady combination of craft beer, cheese and specialty groceries, Milk & Hops has the perfect item to complement any meal.

Madman Espresso

54 University Pl. (btw E. 9th/10th Sts.)
Reassuring customers that sophisticated coffee is accessible to all, Madman Espresso has opened their newest location on University Place  to the delight of the Central Village. 

Event Highlights:

April 1 & 2

Cocktails & Curiosities: 1-Year Anniversary

Evenings, Arts & Crafts Beer Parlor
26 W. 8th St. (btw 5th/6th Aves.)

April 7

Ernst Schneidler and His Students

6:30-8:30 PM; Cooper Union Rose Auditorium
41 Cooper Square @ E. 7th St.

Through April 16

Mother Tongues: Endangered Languages in NYC

Daily (Times Vary), City Lore
51 E. 1st St. @ First Ave.

April 27

A Savory Salute to Washington Square Park

6:30 - 8:30 PM, Analogue
19 W. 8th St. @ W. 29th St.

Begins April 30

La Mama Moves! Dance Festival

Various Times, La Mama E.T.C.
74A E. 4th St. (btw 2nd Ave./Bowery)


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