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Attention designers, architects, and those who appreciate architecture and design. Archtober has put together a list of design activities anyone can enjoy from the comfort of their own home office or sofa. There are a variety of virtual lectures, online exhibitions, and activities to discover. Below are some highlights: Jane’s Walk NYC (from Home) [Now through May 3] The Municipal […]

We have updated the list of NoMad restaurants that are still providing food for our neighborhood through deliveries or pick-up. Please order from our local merchants. You can help support them through the current business challenge and enjoy the great culinary offerings that are a signature of NoMad. Black Barn,, for delivery or call 212.265.5959 for pickup Blank Slate Coffee and Kitchen, […]

Hearts of Gold, an admirable non-profit based in NoMad, continues to provide support and to the underserved community of domestic violence victims and their children. The organization and its founder Deborah Koenigsberger delivering smiles distributing care packages that contain a two-week supply of grocery and personal care items, they distribute handmade masks, teddy bears, and snacks for the children on […]

The supplemental stimulus plan voted on by the U.S. Congress last week is already taking effect. In this new round of funding, $310 Billion has been added to the Payment Protection Program and $60 Billion to emergency disaster loans and grants. We congratulate our NoMad neighbors who received stimulus help in the first round, and we urge those who missed […]

Winston Churchill famously said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity.  An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” New skills, tools, and approaches can help us be more dynamic to face an ever-changing future. If you have downtime during this period, why not learn something new? Below are some areas you might explore and a sampling of resources […]

During difficult times, New York City’s food banks and soup kitchens are even more in need of resources. BLACKBARN and John Doherty are doing what they can to help. Currently, every BLACKBARN entrée purchased buys a Heavenly Harvest meal for the elderly homebound through Citymeals on Wheels. In 2015, Chef John Doherty opened BLACKBARN restaurant in NoMad, as well as […]

Mark Twain once said, “Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.” Books have always had the unique ability to take us to places and times different from our own. Whether they provide sheer escapism or interesting counterpoint to our own situation, they never cease to provide a wealth of entertainment, adventure, and enlightenment. As New York City […]

Eleven Madison Park, one of NoMad’s most notable restaurants, reopened as a non-profit that is preparing and distributing food for first responders and New Yorkers in need of food. Led by chef Daniel Humm, with funding help from American Express, the kitchen and staff are now focused on getting meals to New Yorkers on the front line and those facing […]

Perhaps no sector of the economy has suffered more than employees who have been furloughed or laid-off as restaurants, hotels, and stores close and businesses of all types scale back. We have collected information about assistance available to individual employees.  As the situation develops, we will continue to post additional information that may help you, including news of new aid […]

Every industry is looking for ways to weather today’s rapidly changing business climate, especially those in the restaurant and hospitality sectors, among the hardest hit. We have pulled together a list of government, national, and local resources, which may be of help, and will continue to collect information to share with members of one of NoMad’s most appreciated assets. Government […]