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As NoMad businesses prepare to reopen, business owners are mindful of New York State and CDC guidelines to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19, including maintaining a six-foot distance, wearing masks, and routinely sanitizing high-touch surfaces.  It’s a substantial new responsibility, but we’ve been reading about a technology that may take a good deal of the work and worry away. […]

It’s that time of year when Luke’s Lobster offers its limited-time fresh catch of halibut, which can be shipped now. This delicious fish is from the Gulf of Maine and caught by community fishermen. Luke’s is always transparent about its sourcing and sustainable practices. This week’s catch is caught by Danny Miller from Tenants Harbor Fisherman’s Co-op. The halibut is […]

New Yorkers and New York restaurants are giving support and saying thank you in every way they know how – from daily 7:00 p.m. clapping and cheering to delivering meals to those fighting the pandemic. Shake Shack has played a leading role and supporting role in various efforts of support and thanks across New York City. Here are a few […]

As times remain uncertain for the economy as a whole, our businesses, and our personal lives, we have turned to experts in the field to answer our collective, burning question: what’s next? Leading New York real estate broker Nick Athanail, who specializes in residential sales, has shared his thoughts on the future of the industry. As we have already seen […]

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 […]