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									Upcoming Events                                                                    On the Street
14th AnnuAl Meeting
Wednesday, May 25th at 8:00 am
Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium                                           “I’m new to the BID - started in December. I’m a friendly
Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets                                             person and interact with people all the time. I don’t mind
                                                                                   being on my feet all day, but warm days make a big
Speakers:                                                                          difference!”
Cy VAnCe, Jr, District Attorney, New York County                                    — Jasmine Knox, Lincoln Square BID Security Officer
neAl ShApiro, President & CEO, WNET
roSe Kuo, Executive Director, Film Society of Lincoln Center
                                                                                   “I’m a day player on a movie crew, working on “Tower
Open to the public, the Lincoln Square BID’s annual                                Heist” starring Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy. I work in
meeting welcomes neighborhood property owners,                                     Lincoln Square a lot. We buy food at the local sandwich
residents, businesses and others. Continental breakfast by                         shops and take plenty of trips to Starbucks.”
'wichcraft. Space is limited. RSVPs are required to                                 — Mike W., New Jersey
Tim Devlin at 212.581.3774 or tdevlin@lincolnsquarebid.org.

SuMMer ConCert SerieS At                                                           “I’m working on promotions for Fashion Week. It’s
riChArd tuCKer pArK (Broadway and 66th Street)                                     beautiful here. I love Trump Tower and the movie
Every Wednesday, July 6th – August 31st, Noon – 2:00 pm                            theatres. You can tell who the fashion industry people
Bring your lunch and enjoy free music in the heart of                              are - they’re always in a big rush!” — Yulia Machalaba,
Lincoln Square.                                                                    Moscow, recently moved to Brooklyn



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                                                                                                             Spring 2011

BID Beats Back the Blizzards…                                                                 NYC’s Largest
And the Neighbors Cheer                                                                       Holiday Festival
                                                 storms. They have done a tremendous          The streets were alive with thou-
“I put on some boots and thanks to your
guys I got to the Food Emporium.”
                                                 job keeping sidewalks and crossing           sands of revelers last November 29th
                                                 corners clean.”                              as we kicked off the season with
                                                    In a gracious letter individually         Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square -



S
                                                                                              New York City’s largest holiday
      o began a voice mail message left          addressed to each member of the Clean
                                                                                              festival presented by the BID and
      for Monica Blum, president of the          Team, Commissioner Robert Walsh of
                                                                                              presenting sponsor Time Warner.
      Lincoln Square Business Improve-           the Department of Small Business             The weather was perfect - cool and
ment District, by Marion Stone, an               Services thanked them “for your              just a bit breezy. The BID’s Neighbor-
older adult living in our district.              tireless work to keep New York City’s        hood Tree Lighting Ceremony at Dante
   The BID’s Clean Team,                                            sidewalks and             Park featured WABC-TV’s Sade
14 men who share the                                                crosswalks cleared of     Baderinwa and musical guests John
work of making sure                                                 snow and safe for         Pizzarelli, Eileen Ivers and Chia’s
Lincoln Square is clean                                             pedestrians during        Dance Party, the Colombian jazz band.
and attractive, has a                                               last month’s blizzard.        From hot chocolate and cider with
difficult job in the                                                Your teamwork and         star anise to an old fashioned bowl of
                                                                                              chili, Maine lobster bisque and wild
winter. And especially                                              dedication made it
                                                                                              mushroom ravioli with cognac sauce,
this winter! Suffering                                              possible for residents,
                                                                                              32 restaurants offered over 30,000
some of the worst                                                   visitors and business
                                                                                              food tastings. Once again, part of the
blizzards in city history                                           owners to get around,     proceeds from the food tastings were
- snow, ice and strong                                              enjoy, and do busi-       donated to City Harvest.
winds made a tough job                                              ness in the city’s          Headliners, introduced by WABC-
                              Marion Stone and the Clean Team
even tougher. Condi-                                                neighborhoods during      TV's Bill Ritter, included Irish fiddler
tions were so bad,                                                  the holiday season        Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul
Mayor Bloomberg                                                     despite the signifi-      at the Winter’s Eve Dance Tent on
declared a snow emer-                                               cant snowfall.”           62nd Street and the Anat Cohen
gency twice this season.                                               The Board and staff    Quartet with John Pizzarelli and
   With shovels in hand                                             are very pleased that     Avishai Cohen at the American Folk
                                                                                              Art Museum.
and a snow blower                                                   members of the Clean
                                                                                                Music filled the air as Harlem
obtained in January, the                                            Team are getting the
                                                                                              Samba played at Richard Tucker Park
Clean Team faced each                                               recognition they          and a parade of characters from
storm with determina-                                               deserve. “The Clean       Arm-of-the-Sea Theater danced down
tion and vigor. And                                                 Team takes great          Broadway. Jazz at Lincoln Center’s
businesses and resi-                                                pride in the work they    Rose Rutledge Trio, Big Apple Circus
dents in the district                                               do,” says Monica          performers and the cast of Billy Elliot
                              Clean Team hard at work
were grateful.                                                      Blum. “Neighborhood       performed at Time Warner Center
   “Thanks for the                                                  residents often go up     while the David Rubenstein Atrium
excellent work, both on a daily basis            to them and thank them. It makes a           hosted Red Baraat.
and during the recent snowstorms.                difference when you know you are               KiDROCKERS rocked the American
                                                                                              Bible Society aka Kids’ Central
Great job,” e-mailed Joseph Thomas,              appreciated.”
                                                                                              thanks in part to Time Out New York
Resident Manager at 165 West 66th                   The accolades get to the heart of the
                                                                                              Kids. MOBIA, DOROT, TD Bank, the
Street.                                          Clean Team’s mission - to provide the
                                                                                              West Side Y and New York Society
   Gary Schutz, Director of Facilities for       best supplemental services for all and       for Ethical Culture entertained little
the American Bible Society and an LSBID          to keep conditions in the BID clean and      ones with fun activities.
Board Member, wrote, “...I cannot say            safe so businesses and cultural institu-       Many traditional Winter’s Eve
enough about how great the street                tions will thrive and people can live,                             (continued inside)
team has been over the past few                  work and play.
                                              (continued from front page)                                 times. One of our many new sponsors,
                                              favorites such as student choruses in                       Zagat Survey, listed Winter’s Eve on both
                                              Samsung Experience, the Hungry March                        its website and in its popular e-newsletter,
                                              Band, and ice-sculpting                                                            Zagat Buzz.
                                              demonstrations in                                                                     It feels good to
                                              two locations in the                                                               know that we provide
                                              district by Okamoto                                                                New Yorkers an
                                              Studio made the                                                                    extraordinary evening
                                              evening perfect.                                                                   of free entertainment
                                                 The extraordinary                                                               and great food. A
                                              event coverage of                                                                  special thanks
froM our president                            Winter’s Eve included                                                              to neighborhood
                                              WABC-TV’s significant                                                              businesses and



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        ne look at the tulips in the Broad-   live coverage; online                                                              nonprofits, city
        way Malls reveals that the Lincoln    and print advertising                                                              partners, volunteers,
        Square BID is welcoming the           courtesy of Time Out                                                               and the many gener-
                                              New York Kids and                                                                  ous sponsors listed
arrival of spring.
                                              MVP|NY; and live                                                                   below who make
                                              radio announcements.                                                               Winter’s Eve at
To ensure that our gardens remain a model
                                              WNET, Channel 13 and                                                               Lincoln Square NYC’s
for other New York City communities, the      WLIW21 produced a wonderful Winter’s Eve                    premier outdoor holiday festival possible.
BID has signed a new three-year contract,     television commercial that aired multiple                   See you next year!
after issuing an RFP, with Frank Bulfa-
mante & Sons, Inc. to provide horticultural
services for our beautification program.
Keep an eye out for blooming flowers and
creative design in the Broadway Malls and
at Richard Tucker and Dante Parks.

We also recently entered into a new three-
year contract with Atlantic Maintenance,
the company that staffs our Clean Team
and we extended our contract with ACSS,                                                                                                                      ®


which provides our Security Team.

We congratulate Mercedes-Benz Fashion                                                                                ®




Week on another successful event at             Bonafide Estates, Inc.
Lincoln Center. To boost local business, we
offered two very successful promotions:
Lincoln Square ‘Fashion Plate’ Prix Fixe,
featured 21 restaurants offering specially    Board of directors
priced menus to the public, and Lincoln       Andrew Albert                          Tom Dunn                                Residential Tenant (vacant)
Square ‘Crew Cuts’, offered affordable        West Manhattan Chamber                 Lincoln Center for the
                                                                                                                             Andrew Pucher
                                              of Commerce                            Performing Arts
choices at ten quick serve establishments                                                                                    The Walt Disney Company
                                              Robert Battista                        Abigail Black Elbaum
for production crew members.                  Gracious Home                          Ogden CAP Properties, LLC               Gary Schutz
                                                                                                                             American Bible Society
                                              Georgette F. Bennett                   David Froelke
This spring, we will welcome Daniel           Milstein Properties                    Related Companies                       Rudolf Tauscher
                                                                                                                             Mandarin Oriental, New York
Boulud’s Boulud Sud and Epicérie Boulud       Brian Byrne                            Doug Griebel
                                                                                                                             Community Board 4 (vacant)
(www.danielnyc.com), opening at the south-    Fordham University                     Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center
                                                                                                                             George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero
east corner of Broadway and 64th Street       Gregg Carlovich                        Gary Jacob
                                                                                                                             Community Board 7
                                              Zeckendorf Development, LLC            Glenwood Management
adjacent to Bar Boulud. We also welcome                                                                                      Ex-Officio
                                              Luis Castro                            Lydia Kontos
Leicht Kitchens by My Home, My Planet         Time Warner                            Kaufman Center                          Hon. Michael R. Bloomberg
(www.myhomemyplanet.com), a kitchen           David Cvijic                           Alan Locker
                                                                                                                             Mayor of the City of New York

and bath renovation shop located at 2003      Millennium Partners                    Bonafide Estates, Inc.                  Hon. Gale A. Brewer
                                                                                                                             New York City Council
Broadway between 68th and 69th Streets.       Suzanne Davis                          Leo Mavrovitis
                                              Residential Property Owner             The Emporium, Ltd.                      Hon. John C. Liu
                                                                                                                             New York City Comptroller
Join us at 8:00 am on Wednesday, May          Joseph Doolan                          Michael O’Neal
                                              TD Bank                                Restaurateur                            Hon. Scott Stringer
25th at Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein                                                                                    Manhattan Borough President
Atrium for our 14th Annual Meeting, with
guest speakers the Honorable Cy Vance,
Jr., New York County District Attorney;       the lincoln Square Business             Staff: Monica Blum, President;           The Lincoln Square newsletter,
                                              improvement district (Bid)              Ralph Memoli, Chief of Staff/VP          a publication of the Lincoln
Neal Shapiro, President & CEO of WNET         is a not-for-profit tax-exempt          of Marketing and Special Projects;       Square BID, is published three-four
and Rose Kuo, Executive Director of the       organization formed in 1996 by          Richard Juliano, Vice President          times a year by the:
                                              property owners, businesses, and        of Operations; Tim Devlin,
Film Society of Lincoln Center. Space is      others with a stake in our Upper        Program Associate; Jennifer Furioli,     Lincoln Square District
limited and reservations are required;        West Side community. We provide         Sponsorship and Communications           Management Association, Inc.
                                              supplemental security, sanitation       Manager; Elizabeth Grant,                1841 Broadway, Suite 1112
email tdevlin@lincolnsquarebid.org or call    and beautification services seven       ReServist                                New York, NY 10023
212.581.3774 to RSVP.                         days a week, develop and manage                                                  T 212.581.3774 F 212.581.3563
                                              a wide variety of programs and          Photo credits: Elena Olivo, Sonia        info@lincolnsquarebid.org
                                              projects to improve and promote         Estreich, Brooks Brothers, Bouchon       www.lincolnsquarebid.org
                                              the area, and coordinate our efforts    Bakery, Juilliard Orchestra by
                                              with appropriate City agencies.         Nan Melville, BID Staff.                 Vol. 14 no. 1
                                              The Lincoln Square BID’s efforts        Design: Jessica Weber Design, Inc.
                                              are supported by an assessment          Text: Sonia Estreich
Monica BluM               president           on property owners in the district.
                                                            shopping in lincoln sQuare                      one of a kind experiences


                                               the elevator upstairs to find women’s and        prints. BCBG kicked off the first official
                                               men’s fashions in the finest fabrics and a       day of New York Fashion Week when
                                               complement of accessories, such as jewelry       models in Fall 2011 neutrals, mixed with
                                               and leather goods. The most fun is the           prints and bursts of color, paraded down
                                               new Girls’ Collection with a sea of navy and     the runway.
                                               splashes of color – red, pink and crisp white.
                                                                                                  new york look
                          Brooks Brothers
                                                 BCBg Max Azria                                 1886 Broadway at 62nd Street / 2030
                                               2005 Broadway btw 68th and 69th                  Broadway btw 69th and 70th Streets
                                               Streets 212.496.1853, www.bcbg.com               212.245.6511 / 212.362.8650
  Brooks Brothers                              Assistant Manager Diana Gilbert points           Get the latest styles in shoes and acces-
1934 Broadway at 65th Street,                  out a white, itty-bitty, lacy skirt that’s a     sories and the hottest designer and
212.362.2374, www.brooksbrothers.com           smash hit with the 20s crowd. Yet, “We           fashion trends in these stores, two
Step into the grand entrance hall and          serve all ages and body types from casual        flanking Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and one
experience timeless style and elegance.        to career to cocktail, and we outfit head-to-    further north on Broadway between 69th
Smart shirts and ties in a multitude of        toe.” So true... sunglasses, jewelry,            and 70th Streets. Al McIntyre, the store’s
colors lead to refined umbrellas with          scarves, belts, shoes and handbags               enthusiastic stylist, reports what’s up for
wood crook handles and a lively collection     splendidly accessorize the muted, layered        spring and summer. “Midnight blue is the
of silk bow ties, the hottest accessory for    patterns of spring. This summer, look for        new black!,” referring to the hot trends in
men on the international runways. Take         bright reds and tangerines and lots of           jackets and blazers.


                          Bouchon Bakery

                                                                        dining in lincoln sQuare        for the gourmand in all of us


                                               cheese sandwich for lunch. Be on your            the front door, you can scoop a variety of
                                               way or park at one of the tall café tables       candies from the bins on the left or be
                                               and enjoy the view of Columbus Circle.           good and head straight to the salads
                                               For a broader menu and table service,            further in.
                                               experience Bouchon Café, adjacent to the
                                               bakery.                                            lincoln Café
                                                                                                1886 Broadway btw 62nd and
                                                 Melissa’s gourmet deli                         63rd Streets, 212.245.7812
                                               1875 Broadway btw 61st and                       Across Broadway from Lincoln Center and
                                               62nd Streets, 212.265.9393                       the Empire Hotel is the Lincoln Café, a
  Bouchon Bakery                               Right in the middle of the block on the          pint-sized place boasting lots of flavor!
Time Warner Center, 3rd Floor                  west side of Broadway, a typical lunch           Easily overlooked by harried pedestrians,
212.823.9366, www.bouchonbakery.com            hour at Melissa’s involves seven red-shirt-      but loved by neighborhood regulars and
For those on-the-go, don’t let the long line   ed staff members moving briskly behind           sharp-eyed tourists, this ice cream shop
at the retail counter deter you - it moves     the counter serving up sandwiches and            also serves up delicious power smoothies,
quickly and it’s a testament to the            steaming hot dishes. Bobby, the manager,         frozen yogurt, juices and baked goods. It’s
delicious sandwiches and sublime               says best sellers are chicken wings and          easy to stop in and take out or, if you have
pastries. Try the flaky croissants or the      the beef stew, which is so popular, “we          a few minutes, take a seat at one of the
crumbly muffins for breakfast, or the          have to offer it every day or customers          outdoor café tables in warm weather.
comfort-inducing tomato soup and grilled       ask what’s the problem!” As you walk in


                    The Juilliard Orchestra

                                                                  culture in lincoln sQuare                 clever...creative...inspired


                                               operas, Ravel’s L’heure Espagnole and            mance. Two tickets per order and proof of
                                               Puccini’s Gianni Schicci, on April 27 and        age required when picking up tickets at
                                               29 and a matinee on May 1. Juilliard’s           the box office. Weekend rush tickets are
                                               Commencement Concert on May 19,                  also available to the general public for $25
                                               features Brahms’ Violin Concerto and             through a weekly drawing every Tuesday.
                                               Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 “Organ.”
                                               Performances begin at 8:00 pm.                     ny public library-riverside Branch
                                                                                                127 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street
                                                 Senior Weekday rush tickets                    212.870.1810, www.nypl.org
                                               at the Metropolitan opera                        Join the free Stay Well exercise sessions
  the Juilliard orchestra                      Lincoln Center, 212.362.6000                     for older adults. Every Tuesday at 2:00
60 Lincoln Center Plaza                        www.metopera.org                                 pm, Stay Well volunteers certified by the
212.799.5000, www.juilliard.edu                Of the 200 discount orchestra seats              NYC Department for the Aging lead ten
The elite performing arts conservatory         available for Monday through Thursday            participants in a well-balanced series of
offers mostly free events through May at       performances ($20, and excluding galas,          exercises for all ability levels. Wear loose
Alice Tully, Avery Fisher Halls and The        special events and opening nights), 50 are       comfortable clothing. Pre-registration is
Peter Jay Sharp Theater. Enjoy the annual      set aside for seniors (65+), who can             required. In addition, free use of the
Composers Concert on April 1; Mahler’s         reserve tickets by phone or online               library’s computers are available to all
Symphony No. 9 on April 15; two one-act        beginning at noon on the day of perfor-          library card holders.

								
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