Plus, Cómodo’s Achiote Marinated Chicken with Arroz Verde recipe!

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March 1, 2023


Rangoli Art Celebration

Join us on Saturday, March 11 from 12 – 4 pm at the Capitol Plaza (48 West 27th Street) for our first ever Rangoli Art Celebration!

This community event will feature Rangoli, an art form originating from India where beautiful patterns are created using organic materials.

The Rangoli represents the happiness, positivity, and liveliness of a household, and is intended to welcome Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and good luck.

This family-friendly public event will include:

  • A collaborative Rangoli guided by Aeilushi Mistry
  • Live traditional music
  • South Asian treats
  • Educational and cultural activities
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Take in the View: Empire State Building

Catch stunning views of the Empire State Building here in Flatiron & NoMad! Check out these viewpoints for different perspectives of the iconic NYC skyscraper.


Blog post created in partnership with Empire State Realty Trust.

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Photo Credit: The Gilded Lady Mural by Tristan Eaton. Photographed by Tatiana Stoliarova.


Make It at Home: Cómodo’s Achiote Marinated Chicken with Arroz Verde

Latin American-inspired restaurant Cómodo shares with us their Achiote Marinated Chicken with Arroz Verde recipe.

Executive Chef Felipe Donnelly walks us through how to make this delicious, comfort dish great for a weeknight dinner or to serve at your next gathering.

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Photo Credit: Cómodo


Showcase Your Business on Our Website

Flatiron & NoMad business owners, did you know that our website features a user-friendly business portal?

Through the portal, users can directly submit events and deals to promote your local business to visitors and residents.

Check out a simple walk-through on how you can take advantage of this completely free resource here.

Learn More

Photo Credit: The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad Spa


Things to Do This Week in Flatiron & NoMad

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Quick hits on community info, resources, & happenings

Waste Placement Time Collection: Beginning on April 1, 2023, the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will implement a new rule to reduce the time that trash, recycling, and curbside composting will sit on sidewalks. Businesses: if using a container with a secure lid, place waste at the curb 1 hour before closing, or if putting bags directly on the curb, place waste out after 8 pm. More information can be found here.

NYC Employers: Salary Transparency Law is in effect. As of November 1, 2022, all NYC employers with four or more employees and employment agencies of all sizes must state the salary range or rate of pay when advertising a job, promotion, or transfer opportunity. For more information, visit here.

Neighborhood Updates

  • Street Closures:
    • East 26th Street between Lexington and Third Avenue will be closed this Saturday, March 4 from 8 am – 6 pm, and Sunday, March 5 from 9 am – 6 pm for use of knuckle boom to lift steel dunnage. 
    • West 27th Street between Broadway and Sixth Avenue will be closed from 6 am – 3 pm this Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5 to facilitate crane operation.
    • West 29th Street between Broadway and Fifth Avenue will be closed from 8 am – 4 pm this Saturday, March 4 for concrete operations.
    • East 30th Street between Madison and Park Avenue will be closed from 5 am – 3 pm this Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5 to facilitate crane operation.


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A timeless view via @nyclive


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