Plus, celebrate National Thrift Shop Day tomorrow!

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August 16, 2023


New Neighbor: Kaiten Zushi

We’re excited to welcome Kaiten Zushi, the new conveyor belt sushi restaurant in NoMad. Located at 276 Fifth Avenue, the restaurant uses innovation and tradition to offer delicious sushi in a fun dining experience.

“Kaiten Zushi is thrilled to have found its home in the vibrant neighborhoods of Flatiron and NoMad,” says the team. “The decision to choose this area for our business was carefully considered, driven by a desire to bring the heart of midtown to life with our unique dining concept.”

Kaiten Zushi is open Monday through Saturday from 11:30 am – 10 pm, and Sunday from 12 pm – 10 pm.

Meet Kaiten Zushi

Photo Credit: Kaiten Zushi


Movers & Shakers: Marco R. Ciocca, Co-Founder & Chairman of The Montessori Schools at Flatiron & Soho

Meet Marco R. Ciocca, Co-Founder & Chairman of The Montessori Schools at Flatiron and SoHo located at 5 West 22nd Street.

“Flatiron & NoMad sit at the heart of Manhattan and have become hubs for tech, finance, hospitality and shopping,” says Marco. “I chose Flatiron for our first school because I felt it had everything to offer and knew it would be a great neighborhood for families to raise children.”

Marco discusses his career in education, his leadership role at the School, and what he likes most about Flatiron & NoMad.

Meet Marco

Photo Credit: Daniel D’Ottavio


Celebrate National Thrift Shop Day Tomorrow

National Thrift Shop Day is tomorrow, Thursday, August 17th!

This is a great opportunity to support local thrift stores in the neighborhood by buying or donating second-hand goods.

We’ve rounded up thrift shops in the district you can stop by on National Thrift Shop Day.

Also, head over to TTH Vintage Boutique to support their National Thrift Shop Day Event tomorrow at their new location: 40 West 25th Street.

Where to Thrift

Photo Credit: TTH Vintage Boutique


Back to School Season is Here!

August is winding down which means school is starting up soon.

We’ve put together a family-friendly shopping and activity guide highlighting neighborhood businesses that can help you and your family get ready for a great school year.

Shop for clothes and school supplies, and check out a variety of extracurricular activities in Flatiron & NoMad.

Get the Guide

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Live Music this August

The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad in partnership with the Tin Pan Alley American Popular Music Project is hosting a free, outdoor public music series starting tomorrow, Thursday, August 17th!

Taking place on Thursdays in August from 4 – 6 pm, the first performance will feature vocalist Ilana Meredith with piano and accordion accompanist Joe Rutkowski, and Historian Jim Mackin to hear and learn more about the cultural history of Tin Pan Alley.

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Last Call: Summer Restaurant Week

There are just a few days left of NYC Restaurant Week!

Now through Sunday, August 20th, explore a prix fixe lunch or dinner from $30, $45, or $60. Form your menu strategy and book a table at neighborhood eateries here.

Highlights of participating Flatiron & NoMad restaurants include:

Book Your Table

Photo Credit: New York City Tourism & Conventions


Community Advisory: Department of Design & Construction

The NYC Department of Design & Construction (DDC) has begun operations for the installation of water main distribution on Mondays through Fridays from 7 am – 4 pm.

Sidewalks and curbside parking will be impacted on East 29th Street from Madison Avenue to Fifth Avenue.

For more information, please contact: med645ccl@gmail.com.


Photo Credit: NYC Department of Design & Construction


Things to Do This Week in Flatiron & NoMad

Check out these upcoming neighborhood events:

Local Events



Quick hits on community info, resources, & happenings

LinkNYC: LinkNYC is a communications network in place of NYC pay phones with digital kiosks. LinkNYC is an effective marketing tool for small business owners. For more information, please visit here.

DSNY Skip the Stuff Notice: As of July 31, NYC food service establishments providing take-out or delivery may not provide utensils, condiment packets, napkins, or extra plates unless requested by the customer. For more information, please visit here.

EDC Announces Manhattan Commercial Revitalization: NYCEDC has announced a program to help building owners adapt their properties as the commercial office market evolves in the wake of COVID-19. For more information, including eligibility requirements, please visit EDC’s webpage.

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Neighborhood Activations

  • India Day Parade: Sunday, August 20th at 12 pm on Madison Avenue between 24th Street and 38th Street.


Street Closures

  • East 24th Street between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue will be closed from 5 am – 3 pm on Sunday, August 20th for use of crane to hoist AC equipment.


Neighborhood Guides


Photo of the Week


Summer strolls in Flatiron via @khinkalikus


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