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April 10, 2024


Join us for E-Waste Recycling Day

Have an old cell phone or laptop that you no longer use? Bring your old electronics to our E-Waste Recycling Day today, Wednesday, April 10th until 2 pm at the Flatiron South Plaza.

In partnership with Councilmember Carlina Rivera, the Lower East Side Ecology Center, and Madison Square Park Conservancy, be a part of this green initiative during Earth Month!

We don’t accept batteries (except lead-acid batteries from UPS (uninterrupted power supplies systems), media such as disks, DVDs, VHS taps, or cassette tapes.

Donate Electronics


New Neighbor: YETI

We’re thrilled to welcome YETI, the outdoor goods store located at 200 Fifth Avenue in Flatiron.

“There’s no wilder place than New York City. And whether it’s taking the subway with our drinkware, heading Upstate with our luggage or trekking East to the beaches with our coolers, New Yorkers have always been major fans of YETI,” said Paulie Dery, CMO for YETI. “Finally we have a basecamp in the region where locals can gear up and plan their next adventure.”

YETI is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am – 8 pm and Sunday from 11 am – 8 pm.


Photo Credit: YETI


Car-Free Earth Day Returns!

Car-Free Earth Day is on Saturday, April 20th!

Hosted by the NYC Department of Transportation, Car Free Earth Day opens 30 blocks of Broadway, from Times Square to Union Square including Flatiron & NoMad, for walking, biking, and car-free strolling.

Flatiron NoMad Partnership is excited to host family-friendly, interactive programming in celebration of Car-Free Earth Day. Fun, eco-friendly activities with engaging elements will include live music and pop-up experiences.



You’re Invited: Network with Local Businesses

Join us Thursday, April 25th from 5 – 7 pm to mingle with fellow Flatiron & NoMad business owners and operators.

This ticketed professional networking event invites local business owners and stakeholders to build valuable connections in a smaller, more intimate setting.

This event will be held at The Jazz Gallery
(📍 1158 Broadway, 5th Floor). Your $20 ticket includes drinks and small bites.

By being a newsletter subscriber, you’re one of the first to receive this invitation! Reserve your spot.

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Plant-Based Dining in Flatiron & NoMad

Flatiron and NoMad are home to delicious 100% plant-based eateries focused on a variety of cuisines and innovative menus.

Check out our Plant-Based Dining Guide to find options to enjoy this Earth Month and beyond.


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Photo Credit: Planta Queen


Participatory Budgeting Vote Week is Here

It’s time to vote! City Councilmember Erik Bottcher has allocated $1 million for Participatory Budgeting (PB) in Council District 3 (which includes Flatiron & NoMad).

Now through April 14, anyone who lives, works, or goes to school (ages 11 and up) in District 3 is eligible to vote. Individuals can vote in-person at these locations and in Madison Square Park today, Wednesday, April 10 from 2 – 4 pm.

Ballot items in Flatiron & NoMad include:

  • Broadway Pedestrian Plaza (Broadway between 27th – 28th Streets)
  • Madison Square Park Fence Upgrades (11 Madison Avenue)
Vote Now


Things to Do in Flatiron & NoMad

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Quick hits on community info, resources, & happenings

Midtown South Mixed-Use Plan: The NYC Department of Planning invites the public to learn more about the MSMX Plan by speaking directly with city planners and using their digital engagement tools to help understand the strengths, challenges, and opportunities for growth in Midtown South.

Dining Out NYC: Eligible food establishments are now welcome to apply for New York City’s permanent outdoor dining program, Dining Out NYC. Learn more and apply here.

Get Key Area Updates via Text: We have launched a text message alert system to provide business and property owners the latest information and updates in Flatiron & NoMad. Sign up by texting INFO23 to (844) 762-0837 or fill out our Google Form here.

Roadwork in Flatiron & NoMad: The NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) plans to resurface streets around Flatiron and NoMad. Milling (removing the top layer of asphalt) will happen overnight followed by repaving and new markings in April. The following blocks being milled and repaved include:

  • East 25th Street from Madison Avenue to Lexington Avenue
  • East 22nd Street from Broadway to Park Avenue South
  • West 21st Street from Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue


Street Closures:

  • West 26th Street between Broadway and Fifth Avenue will be closed from midnight Saturday, April 13th through 10 pm Sunday, April 14th to facilitate crane operation.
  • West 26th Street between Sixth Avenue and Broadway will be closed from 12:01 am Saturday, April 13th through 10 pm Sunday, April 14th to facilitate crane operation.
  • Broadway between West 27th Street and West 26th Street will be closed from 12:01 am Saturday, April 13th through 10 pm Sunday, April 14th to facilitate crane operation.


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Photo of the Week


Viewing the Solar Eclipse from the Flatiron North Plaza


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