The District That Inspires®

Whether you’ve been staying-at-home with Mom or staying in touch over the phone, Zoom, or social media, giving her a little something extra lets her know how much her love and care means to you. After all, none of us would be here today without our moms. NoMad’s own purveyors offer a variety of ways to celebrate the woman who […]

New Yorkers know the adage, “when the going gets tough, the tough get going.” The admirable nonprofit New Alternatives for Children (NAC) is doing exactly this. As the city confronts ongoing challenges due the health pandemic, NAC’s doors remain open and its staff is hard at work, continuing to support children and families who need their important services. Here are […]

New Yorkers are always doing something, and their evening social calendars are usually filled. Perhaps that’s why we may feel more penned in right now than our rural counterparts. To avoid this side effect of the coronavirus, we’ve collected seven great shows you can enjoy tonight. You might not be able to get together with friends for a drink or […]

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 grubhub.com, seamless.com, trycaviar.com for delivery or call 212.265.5959 for pickup Blank Slate Coffee and Kitchen blankslatenyc.com, […]

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 […]