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November 1, 2023


Día de Muertos on Thurs, November 2nd

Due to inclement weather, our annual Día de Muertos celebration has been rescheduled to tomorrow, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND on the Flatiron North Plaza.

This public event will feature several elements integral to this historical Mexican tradition, including:


Keep the celebration going by supporting local Mexican Owned and Inspired Restaurants in the neighborhood.

Thursday, November 2
Flatiron North Plaza
3 – 7 pm

Event Details


Movers & Shakers: Andrea Arroyo

Meet Andrea Arroyo, awarding-winning Visual Artist-Artivist-Curator behind this year’s Día de Muertos community altar in partnership with the School of Visual Arts, Division of Continuing Education, which will appear at our public celebration TOMORROW, November 2nd on the Flatiron North Plaza from 3 – 7 pm.

“I am excited to have accepted this project as it perfectly aligns with the kind of work I do,” says Andrea. “It provides me with the opportunity to showcase art in public spaces and participate in meaningful partnerships.”

Read on as Andrea discusses her career, her inspiration for designing the altar, and what she likes most about Flatiron & NoMad.

Full Interview

Photo Credit: Andrea Arroyo


New Neighbor: Aēsop NoMad

We’re pleased to welcome Aēsop NoMad, the Australian skincare company, to 1165 Broadway. Established in 1987, Aēsop is a global brand with hundreds of stores, including a dozen locations in New York City.

Shop for a range of skin, hair and body care products using the highest quality plant-based, cruelty-free ingredients, and created with meticulous attention to detail.

Meet Aēsop

Photo Credit: Aēsop NoMad


Thanksgiving Dining

Save the cooking for next year! Celebrate Thanksgiving at a local restaurant, many of which are offering special menus. Or, cater your dinner at home with to-go meal kits.

Highlights include:

Get the Guide

Photo Credit: Koloman


Speakeasies in Flatiron & NoMad

Spend a night out discovering hidden speakeasy bars and lounges in Flatiron & NoMad. From themed bars to classic hideaways, enjoy a unique cocktail experience at one of these local spots!


Local Hideaways

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Local eateries can become a Certified Green Restaurant® and help make Flatiron & NoMad the place to Dine Green!

Green Certified Restaurants® achieve increased sustainability by reducing waste, energy and water use, utilizing green products, and best practices. We’ve partnered with The Madison Square Park Conservancy and the Green Restaurant Association (GRA) to help your restaurant become a sustainability leader in NYC.

Join ScarpettaShake ShackPlanta QueenBLACKBARNHawksmoor, and other neighborhood icons. Learn more and schedule a free consultation here.

More Info


Veterans Day Parade

On Saturday, November 11th, the NYC Veterans Day Parade will be taking place from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

The Parade route includes Fifth Avenue from 24th Street to 48th Street. Please be aware of increased activity in the neighborhood including parade staging and operations extending from Sixth Avenue to Madison Avenue north of 23rd Street.

More Info

Photo Credit: U.S. Department of Defense


Business Owners: Share Your Holiday Deals & Events

Calling all business owners! The holidays are quickly approaching and we’d love to feature YOU.

Please contact us with details on your seasonal promotions and events for a chance to be featured in our upcoming Gift Guides.

Share Your Deals


Things to Do This Week in Flatiron & NoMad

Check out these upcoming neighborhood events:

Local Events



Quick hits on community info, resources, & happenings

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS): SBS has launched The American Dream Works website to connect business owners that are hiring with work-authorized migrants and asylum seekers looking for jobs. Businesses can sign up here to indicate their hiring needs.

Midtown South Mixed-Use Plan Survey: The NYC Department of Planning invites the public to fill out a brief survey to help understand the strengths, challenges and opportunities for growth in Midtown South.

MyCity Business Site: Mayor Adams recently announced the MyCity Business Site designed to help NYC businesses save time and connect more easily with City resources. Connect online with City agencies that can help you start or operate your business 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.

Neighborhood Activations

  • OnePlus Trailer: Friday, November 3rd – Sunday, November 5th from 9 am – 8 pm on the Flatiron North Plaza


Street Closures

  • West 24th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenue will be closed from 6 am to 1 pm Saturday, November 4th and Sunday, November 5th for building facade inspection.
  • West 26th Street between Sixth Avenue and Broadway will be closed from 5 am to 3 pm each Saturday and Sunday through November 12th to facilitate crane operation.


Neighborhood Guides


Photo of the Week


Fall strolls in the neighborhood via @pompweii


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