The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District, formed in 2006, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the area's reputation as one of New York's most vital and exciting neighborhoods.
Free Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired at VISIONS at Selis Manor
Located on 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, VISIONS at Selis Manor provides free services to youth, adults, and seniors who are blind and visually impaired. The community center offers many programming options, including health and wellness, computer technology, social services, support groups, and artistic expression through art. Their mission is to promote the independence of people of all ages who are blind and visually impaired.
VISIONS at Selis Manor also offers a volunteer program in which outside partners can teach classes, become readers, or serve as escorts for people with visual impairments.
For more information about VISIONS at Selis Manor, click here.
Use 311 for Information about Presidents' Day
Did you know that in observance of Presidents' Day, courts and government offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, are closed on Monday, February 15? More information about Presidents' Day can be found via 311, New York City's main source of government information and non-emergency services.
For your convenience, 311 is also available as a mobile app. The NYC 311 App is available for free for iPhone, iPad, and Android operating systems. You can use it to check if garbage, recycling, and organics collections have been delayed due to snow; receive alerts from Notify NYC, the City's official source for information about emergency events and important City services; receive snowstorm updates from NYC Severe Weather; or file a complaint regarding heat or hot water. Download your mobile app here.
Provide Feedback for M23 Crosstown Select Bus Service
Crosstown bus trips along 23rd Street are often slow and unreliable. The NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) are working to bring improved bus speed, comfort, and reliability to the corridor by implementing Select Bus Service (SBS) along the M23 bus route. With 15,000 daily passengers, the M23 is an important crosstown route that connects passengers to neighborhoods, schools, shopping, and job centers; as well as multiple subway, bus routes, and PATH trains.
NYC DOT and the MTA want to hear from you about the challenges you face with crosstown travel on 23rd Street and where improvements are needed along the M23 route.
Flatiron District Super Bowl Guide
Whether you need food for your Super Bowl party or are looking for the perfect place to watch the game the Flatiron District has you covered! The Flatiron BID has put together a list of local dining options and events for this year’s Super Bowl, taking place on Sunday, February 7th.
230 FIFTH, 230 Fifth Avenue, corner of 27th Street, (212) 725-4300.
Come watch the big game at 230 FIFTH. Tickets are $35 per person. Admission includes an unlimited buffet and a beer & wine open bar. The buffet will include game day favorites like Buffalo wings, beef sliders, and fully loaded potato skins.
40/40 Club, 6 West 25th Street, corner of Broadway, (212) 832-4040.
The 40/40 Club has a variety of table packages available for groups of 4, 6, 8, or 10, priced at $200 per person. All packages includes chips & salsa, buckets of beer, food platters, and at least one bottle of liquor. The 40/40 Club is also taking reservations for stadium seating and VIP rooms.
Belgian Beer Café NoMad, 220 Fifth Avenue, corner of 26th Street, (212) 575-2337.
Watch the game on Belgian Beer Café’s large projectors, while you chow down on their Super Bowl bar bites menu. Special dishes include Belgian Mac & Cheese, Hoegaarden Hot Wings, and Gulden Draak BBQ Wings.
Blue Smoke, 116 East 27th Street, between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue, (212) 447-7733.
Blue Smoke will be offering small and large group catering packages that can serve up to 25 people. Super bowl catering specials include 100 wings for $150 or 40 wings for $60.
Bounce, 55 West 21st Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 675-8007.
Watch the big game at Bounce’s Super Sunday Funday. The event will feature live music by DJ Sinatra, Mel Debarge, and B. Mills. Doors open at 2:00 p.m.
Dos Caminos, 373 Park Avenue South, between 27th and 26th Streets, (212) 294-1000.
Stay home for the big game and let Dos Caminos cater your Super Bowl party. Dos Camino’s Game Time Party Box includes guacamole & tortilla chips, Cholula Hot Wings, Loaded Smoked Chicken Nachos, Chipotle BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Prickly Pear Margarita Mix. The Game Time Party Box is $175 and serves 10 people. Available for take-out or delivery.
Tacombi's Cafe El Presidente, 30 West 24th Street, between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, (212) 242-3491.
Bring your friends to Café El Presidente to watch the game on their big-screen TVs, while enjoying tacos and craft cocktails. Café El Presidente is also offering their Make Your Own Taco Super Bowl Package Supremo. (Orders must be placed by Friday, February 5th.) This catering package serves 8-10 and includes guacamole & chips, rice & beans, and a set of Vista Hermosa salsas.
Hill Country Barbecue, 30 West 26th Street, between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, (212) 255-4544.
Hill Country Barbecue has all of your Super Bowl needs covered! Catering packages include build your own shredded beef brisket tacos and sandwiches. Hill Country is also serving dine-in drink specials, like $12 Coors Pitchers, $5 Margaritas, and $18 PBR buckets, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Oxido, 18 West 23rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, 212-256-1072.
This year let Oxido do the work for your Super Bowl party. Catering packages serve up to 10 people and range from $90 to $150. The El Jefe combo package includes everything you need to make your own combos including your choices of entrees, two proteins, rice & beans, cheese, sour cream, guacamole, lettuce, chips, and your choice of two salsas.
Flatiron District Businesses: Have a Super Bowl deal that we are missing? Email us at info (at) flatironbid.org!
Blizzard Warning in Effect for New York City
Mayor de Blasio has declared a citywide Winter Weather Emergency, beginning on Saturday, January 23 at 8:00 a.m.
The current forecast calls for 12-18 inches of snow, potentially creating slippery roads and limited visibility. Sustained winds of 25-30 mph are forecast, with gusts of up to 50 mph possible. Temperatures in the high 20s are expected, with visibilities of one quarter mile or less at times.
Trash and recycling collection are both suspended for Saturday, January 23. Please keep trash inside and off sidewalks until snow removal operations have been completed. Check DSNY's website for all official announcements.
Tomorrow, the BID's Clean Team, contracted through Atlantic Maintenance, will be out in the neighborhood spreading salt and shoveling snow to clear pedestrian paths on the Flatiron Public Plazas, as well as clearing crosswalks and catch basins at intersections throughout the district. If you see them, don't forget to thank them for their hard work!
Not sure if you’re obligated to shovel in front of your building? Click here for DSNY’s Guide to Snow Removal and Snow Operations FAQs.
Stay safe and warm!
2-for-1 NYC Off-Broadway Week Tickets Are Back This Winter
Winter 2-for-1 NYC Off-Broadway Week tickets are back! Book your tickets now for shows from Monday, February 1 to Sunday, February 14. With 34 shows to choose from – including Avenue Q, Blue Man Group, and Drunk Shakespeare – there are no shortages of musicals, dramas, comedies, and other types of performances to enjoy during these two weeks.
To see a full list of available shows during NYC Off-Broadway Week, visit nycgo.com/off-broadway-week.
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