As of Monday December 14th, New York City can no longer offer indoor dining services. Restaurants are now limited to delivery, take out and outdoor dining. With cold, inclement weather upon us it is more important now than ever to support Greenwich Village eateries. While delivery and take out are certainly options---there's something about the experience of dining in that cannot be replaced.
This Holiday Season will be unlike any other, and it’s important for businesses to promote safe shopping practices, have strong digital and social media presence, and put the health and safety of both customers and employees at the forefront. The Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, NoHo BID, Village Alliance, Hudson Square BID, and Meatpacking BID want to ensure a profitable and strong holiday shopping season for our businesses, and with these tips---you’ll be on the right path to wrap up 2020.
As we enter the holiday season, people will be shopping for presents for their loved ones. Rather than spending at a large chain, we hope you will take this opportunity to shop small and support your local small businesses. While it has been a long year, the threat of COVID-19 is still present, but there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of catching the virus or infecting others. Etiquette has changed and there are many things we all must consider before leaving our homes. To make things a little bit easier, here are just a few ways ...
In the wake of the Black Live Matter movement and the disproportionate impact of Black-owned businesses due to historical discriminatory practices and COVID-19, multiple banks and foundations have created, Together We Thrive: Black Business Network.
Now, more than ever, it’s important to #shoplocal in NYC. For Small Business Saturday, we’ve teamed up with Meatpacking District and #ShopBleeker to remind you to shop small on Saturday, November 28 and always.
Still making Thanksgiving plans? These Greenwich Village businesses have got you covered! Whether you're staying in, dining out or simply celebrating with loved ones on zoom, you can find all of the essentials in our neighborhood. If you are planning on celebrating with others, the CDC has several guidelines for you to follow to safely celebrate the holiday.
Village Access is free for residents, students, and employees of Greenwich Village, and features exclusive deals and incentives not available anywhere else. We aim to encourage our neighbors to shop locally and get to know our local merchants!
One of New York City’s most iconic annual events takes place right here in Greenwich Village. Every October 31st, costumed revelers and giant paper mache puppets march up 6th Avenue in the Annual Village Halloween Parade. Village residents and Halloween lovers look forward to parade every year, putting together elaborate costumes to impress the onlookers that line the parade route. It’s a tradition unique to Greenwich Village and helps preserve the neighborhood’s reputation as a home for creative minds.
With the change in seasons, New York City is offering several new options to allow diners to visit their favorite restaurants safely. Starting September 30th, restaurants throughout the city will be allowed to offer indoor dining at 25% capacity, provided they meet certain guidelines to maximize social distancing.