The District That Inspires®

Even though the economic downturn in this global pandemic has left many seemingly helpless, Inday, an Indian-inspired eatery in NoMad, has risen to acts of altruism by feeding surrounding communities. At 8 p.m. on Monday, March 16, Governor Cumo ordered all bars and restaurants to close up in an effort to help reduce the rapidly growing number of coronavirus cases. […]

Since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, NoMad restaurant Luke’s Lobster has been donating lobster rolls to hospital workers on the frontlines. It provides a DIY kit that contains all of the ingredients a frontline worker needs to make two delicious lobster rolls after their shift. In addition to these efforts, Luke’s Lobster is partnering with four fishermen’s co-ops and […]

Dear Flatiron & NoMad Property Owners, Retailers, Residents & Building/Property Managers: Last night, the civil unrest in response to the death of George Floyd spilled over into Flatiron and NoMad.  This morning, Partnership staff recorded physical damage in our district, which consisted of cracked and broken storefront windows on approximately 13 buildings. Several stores were broken into and had merchandize […]

Though we might feel disconnected from the neighborhood while sheltering at home, the Jazz At Lincoln Center’s online programming offers the perfect chance to reconnect to NoMad’s vibrant music scene. Jazz music has a particular significance for NoMad, which is steeped in musical history. Tin Pan Alley, stretching from Fifth to Sixth Avenue on 28th Street, is hailed as the […]

Despite concerns about the slowdown of the real estate industry — particularly in New York, where we have seen a temporary exodus of people seeking lower-risk cities to stay are suffering from the shutdown of our bustling restaurants, hotels, and offices — business is still moving forward in NoMad. In recent weeks, we learned that Canada’s largest private sector trade […]

New York State recently announced an economic recovery loan program, the New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF), for small businesses, nonprofits, and small landlords (50 units or less) that have seen a loss of rental income. The NYFLF is primarily to provide working capital loans for companies and other entities with 20 or fewer full-time equivalent employees. Also, the loans […]

As we all get on with our day-to-day lives, simple everyday activities in New York – like riding an elevator – can be fraught with questions and fears. Staying healthy, sensible, and sane is everyone’s goal. But how best to achieve this can be challenging, given all of the information and sensational misinformation that’s out there about coronavirus. The New […]

Celebrity chef José Andrés is almost as well known for his humanitarian efforts and charity work as he is for his culinary prowess. World Central Kitchen: Doing a World of Good Andrés and his wife Patricia founded World Central Kitchen (WCK), a charity whose mission is to fight hunger and poverty. WCK was created ten years ago to respond to […]

Michael Kaback, born and raised in NYC, has grown up both in and with New York City.  Since 1997, he has introduced the details and wonders of New York City to people from almost every continent.  An avid reader of NYC history publications, Mike is chock full of wonderful anecdotes and stories learned both from the city’s storied past and […]

Good news!  Luke’s Lobster is re-opening its shack on the Upper East Side as of May 21 – serving up its delicious seafood for takeout and delivery with contactless options.  Enjoy lobster, crab, shrimp and more. Luke’s assures that its team will be wearing masks and asks that its guest do the same.  Masks will be required to enter the […]