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Flatiron Pride Roundup

On June 28, 1969, the uprising at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village sparked a week-long protest for the civil rights of the LGBTQ community. Fifty years later, New York City honors the legacy of LGBTQ advocacy in NYC with a month-long WorldPride commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising.

As the largest Pride celebration in the world, New York City is featuring Pride events throughout the month of June and businesses in the Flatiron District will be offering special deals. The annual Pride parade kicks off on Sunday, June 30th at 12 pm in the heart of the Flatiron District at 26th Street and Fifth Avenue. 

District Deals & Special Events

BLACKBARN19 East 26th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, (212) 265-5959
On Sunday, June 30, BLACKBARN will be celebrating WorldPride day from their NoMad location along the parade route. There will be entertainment by drag persona of notable The Voice contestant, Chris Weaver, as Nedra Belle as well as a special menu and donations to the Stonewall Community Foundation and the Gay Men's Health Crisis

by Chloe, 60 West 22nd Street, between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue, (347) 620-9622
Vegan favorite by Chloe is partnering with the Miley Cyrus-founded Happy Hippie Foundation all month long with a portion of sales from their Pride Cupcake supporting LGBTQ youth. 


Photo Credit: Club Monaco

Club Monaco, 160 Fifth Avenue, between West 20th Street and West 21st Street, (212) 352-0936
Stop by Club Monaco Fifth Avenue during Pride week (the last week of June) to pick up a limited edition Pride Sweatshirt50% of the purchase price of every Pride sweatshirt will be donated to the Stonewall Community Foundation, a group created in support and celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community. 

Photo Credit: Just Salad

Hill Country Barbecue, 30 West 26th Street, between Sixth Avenue and Broadway, (212) 255-4544
Hill Country Barbecue is offering PRIDEful frozen margaritas with rainbow colors. Right along the parade route, stop by Hill Country during WorldPride celebrations for authentic Texas barbecue and a frozen pride drink. 

ilili236 Fifth Avenue, between Broadway and Fifth Avenue, (212) 683-2929
On June 30, 2019, from 11 am to 4 pm, ilili Restaurant will be hosting a Pride Brunch Party with Friends of LebMASH, who supports research, awareness, and policy-based initiatives that advocate for the advancement of the health and well-being of LGBTQ individuals and other marginalized communities from Lebanon and the rest of the Middle East North Africa Region. There will be special performances by Emma Gration, Ellia J. Garlands, MC & Live Singer, Fadi Khoury Dance, and Live DJ Disco Theme with Cyril. 

Just Salad, 315 Park Avenue, between 23rd Street and 24th Street, (866) 673-3757
Just Salad is a proud sponsor of NYC Pride for their fourth consecutive year. On June 30, the fast-casual salad spot will be marching for the Pride Parade. They are also serving up the rainbow-inspired "Just Proud Salad" until June 30th, made with romaine and red cabbage, grape tomatoes, carrots, banana peppers, avocado + topped with house-made balsamic vinaigrette dressing. $1 from every Just Proud Salad will benefit NYC Pride.

Photo Credit: Leonelli Restaurants

Leonelli Restaurants7 East 27th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, (212) 451-9495
Starting June 1st, Leonelli Restaurants will be offering several special rainbow treats from Leonelli Focacceria e Pasticceria. In honor of World Pride month, purchase a "Pride Pop" and a portion of the proceeds will benefit NYC Pride. 

 Photo Credit: Front Runner's New York

Mile High Run Club24 West 25th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Broadway, (212) 466-6472
Throughout the month of June, Mile High Run Club is partnering with Front Runner's New York, a running club for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) and those who are LGBT allies. All month long, Coach Matthew Meyer will lead runs with a portion of the proceeds going directly to 2019 Beneficiary of the Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run. 

NYC Pride March, Sunday, June 30th, 26th Street at Fifth Avenue
The first March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Over the years, its purpose has broadened to include recognition of the fight against AIDS and to remember those lost to illness, violence, and neglect. With over 100 floats making the trek along the route, this year's march is expected to be the world's largest. The march begins here in Flatiron at 26th Street and Fifth Avenue, and makesits way down Fifth Avenue to Greenwich Village, west to the Stonewall Inn, and north through Chelsea to the celebration at 23rd Street and Seventh Avenue (see the route map here).

 Photo Credit: Shake Shack

Shake Shack, Madison Avenue and East 23rd Street, in Madison Square Park
Throughout Pride month, Shake Shack is serving a celebratory Pride Shake made with cake batter topped with rainbow glitter sprinkles. In honor of Pride, Shake Shack will also be releasing a limited edition 2019 Pride Capsule collection, which includes a super soft tee, rainbow-striped crop top, rainbow burger cap, BOMBAS Pride socks + ISLYNYC (the official jewelry sponsor of WorldPride) Burger Chain necklace. Named earlier this year one of the “Best places to work for LGBTQ Equality”, Shake Shack will uphold its title by pledging $25,000 to The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. All proceeds from their retail collection will be contributed to this donation.

Photo Credit: Sweetcatch

Sweetcatch Poke66 Madison Avenue, between 27th and 28th Streets, (212) 481-4020
Newcomer Sweetcatch Poke is donating 25% of proceeds from their Pride Bowl sales in the month of June to The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

The James New York - NoMad, 22 East 29th Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, (212) 532-4100
An official sponsor of WorldPride, The James New York - NoMad offers a Pride package for its guests and plans to celebrate Pride all month long with its own public events. In partnership with Stonewall Community FoundationThe James New York will be home to the ICONS exhibit, promoting and showcasing icons of the LGBTQ+ community. Throughout the month, both the ICONS exhibit and garments from FEIGN, an androgynous clothing collection, at 5Phere, the hotel’s retail popup, will be showcased.

The Straight Man Celebrates Gay Pride, The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT), 123 East 24th Street, between Park Avenue South & Lexington Avenue, (212) 563-7488
A wildly diverse assortment of NYC’s hottest LGBTQIA+ comedic talents present a genre-busting and gender-bending variety show this Saturday, June 29. The Straight Man Celebrates Gay Pride will be hosted by Hannah Goldman and Jamie Benson. Learn more on Instagram at @straightmancomedy and http://bit.ly/tsm-comedy.

 
Photo Credit: Todd Snyder 

Todd Snyder x Champion, 25 East 26th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, (917) 242-3482
Champion has partnered with Todd Snyder New York for a #TSPride Campaign that honors the 50th anniversary of Stonewall with a range of t-shirts, hoodies, sweatpants, and sweatshirts. Photographer Ryan Pfluger shot the marketing campaign, which features Lea DeLaria, Scout Rose, Jenna Lyons, Milk, and Pose's Billy Porter and Dominique Jackson, among others. Twenty percent of sales support the Stonewall National Monument through a donation to the National Parks Foundation.

wagamama, 210 Fifth Avenue, between 25th Avenue and 26th Avenue, (212) 920-6233
This month, "Love Every Bun" at wagamama with the "It Gets Better Project". This non-profit strives for inclusivity and works with teens around the world as they navigate affirming and asserting their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Purchase a bun throughout Pride month at wagamama and 25 cents for every bun will be donated to the "It Gets Better Project".  

Photo Credit: Y7 x American Tye Dye

Y7, 25 West 23rd Street, Fourth Floor, Between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue, flatiron@y7-studio.com
The original Y7 Studio right here in the Flatiron district will be celebrating Pride all month long with limited-edition tees in collaboration with American Tye Dye and art by Baron Von Fancy. 20% of sales will benefit the LGBTQA+ Centers in New York and Los Angeles. 

Does your business or organization have specials for Pride? Please email them to us at info [at] flatirondistrict [dot] nyc 

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