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June 12, 2024


Movers & Shakers: Benediktas Gylys, Artist & Founder of Portals

Meet Benediktas Gylys, artist and founder of Portals – interactive public technology art sculptures, one of which has landed in the Flatiron District.

Read the full interview as Benediktas discusses his inspiration behind Portal, his career as an entrepreneur, and what he likes most about Flatiron & NoMad.

Meet Benediktas

Photo Credit: Benediktas Gylys


Your Guide to Pride in Flatiron & NoMad

June is Pride Month, a celebration of the civil rights of the LGBTQ+ community and commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising. On Sunday, June 30th, the NYC Pride March will step off from 25th Street and Fifth Avenue at noon.

Celebrate Pride in Flatiron & NoMad by checking out local experiences, supporting LGBTQ+ owned businesses, and enjoying festive treats.

Get the Guide

Photo Credit: The Evelyn Hotel


Portal Art Installation

Portal, the groundbreaking public technology art sculpture connecting to Dublin, Ireland on the Flatiron South Plaza is on view with daily operating hours of 8AM – 3PM EST.

Stopping by Portal? Share your photos & videos by tagging us at @FlatironNY and using the hashtag #NYCMeetsDublinPortal.

Learn More

Photo Credit: @justinh.iso


There’s Still Time to Get Dad a Gift

Surprise Dad with a thoughtful gift this Father’s Day! Flatiron & NoMad is home to a variety of gift options for the special father figures in your life.

Check out our gift guide for ideas.


Gift Ideas

Photo Credit: Swingers NoMad


Celebrate Dad with a Neighborhood Meal

This Father’s Day make plans to celebrate with a special meal at one of these local favorites.


Reserve Your Table

Photo Credit: Olde City Cheesesteaks & Brew


Local Businesses: NYC Pride March Info Webinar on 6/21

Representatives from NYC Pride and Flatiron NoMad Partnership will be hosting an informational PRIDE webinar on Friday, June 21st at 1 pm.

The meeting will focus on access and what you can expect throughout the Flatiron NoMad neighborhood during the NYC Pride March happening on Sunday, June 30th.

Register Here


Things to Do in Flatiron & NoMad

Check out these upcoming neighborhood events:

Local Events



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.

RFP: 2024 Día de Muertos Public Art Installations: Flatiron NoMad Partnership seeks submissions of existing public art installations to serve as part of the Flatiron NoMad Día de Muertos celebration. The submission deadline is July 26. Learn more here.

NYC Summer Restaurant Week Registration: Register your restaurant now to participate in NYC Summer Restaurant Week. Full details here.

Portal Operating Hours: Portal, the groundbreaking public technology art sculpture connecting to Dublin, Ireland on the Flatiron South Plaza is on view with daily operating hours of 8AM – 3PM EST.

Neighborhood Activations:


Street Closures:

  • West 24th Street between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue will be closed from 5 am to 3 pm Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th to facilitate crane operation.
  • East 27th Street between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue will be closed from 7 am to 9 pm Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th for use of mobile crane to erect steel.


Con Edison Work Notice:

  • Con Edison will be doing gas upgrade work on Fifth Avenue between 26th and 27th Streets on Saturdays from 8 am – 6 pm and Sundays from 9 am – 6 pm through August 30th.


Neighborhood Guides


Photo of the Week


The hustle & bustle of Fifth Avenue via @nycitybelike


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