Community Announcements / Events

CAUTION: The East River Esplanade is CLOSED at East 77th Street

July 20th, 2020

CAUTION: The East River Esplanade is CLOSED at East 77th Street

Please be advised that there is NO NORTHBOUND/SOUTHBOUND ACCESS PAST 77TH STREET

For alternate access to the Esplanade, please use:

Nearest Southern entrance: East 71st Street

Nearest Northern entrance: East 81st Street

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates July 20th

JULY 20th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

New York City entered Phase 4 today but without indoor activity. Phase 4 allows for the reopening of media production, low-risk outdoor entertainment, professional sports competitions (without fans), and more.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates July 13th

JULY 13th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Tax Day is Wednesday, July 15! Visit here for info on free NYC Tax Prep services.

Starting July 20th, New York will allow visits to nursing homes and long-term care facilities on a limited basis.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates July 6th

JULY 6th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Welcome to Phase Three. Starting today, New Yorkers can once again visit shops for “personal care services” such as manicures, pedicures, massages, tattoos and piercings. (Indoor dining at restaurants, has been postponed).

New York State will expand its testing criteria to all New Yorkers statewide.

Be Part of the Restart Flyer

July 2nd, 2020

Download the flyer in your preferred size by clicking the following links.

Be Part of The Restart PDF 11x17

Be Part of the Restart PDF 18x24

Be Part of the Restart PDF 24x36

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates June 29th

JUNE 29th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

Alternate-side parking (which returned this week) will only occur once a week during the summer. DOT hasn’t yet issued details, but the Mayor is quoted in press reports saying where signs currently list two time-frames in a single week when alternate-side rules are in effect, car owners would only have to observe the later of the two times.

CB8 Statement regarding the memorial to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others in Carl Schurz Park

June 22nd, 2020

CB8 Statement regarding the memorial to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others in Carl Schurz Park

 

Recently, the members of Community Board 8 Manhattan were deeply disturbed upon hearing that posters and other signage displayed at Carl Schurz Park in memory of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others were removed by NYC Department of Parks and Recreation employees in error.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates June 22nd

JUNE 22nd RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

New York City entered Phase Two of reopening today. Industries included in Phase Two are: 

In-person retail 
Hair salons and barbershops
Real estate
Offices
Vehicle sales, leases, and rentals 

All of these businesses must operate at half capacity and with mandatory COVID safeguards in place, including social distancing and facial coverings.