New York City has seen a lot of changes over the last few months as we adjust to life under COVID-19. As your local business improvement district, we at the Village Alliance are continuing to support the community with essential services, regular communications and new programs to safely bring the neighborhood together.
Your one-stop shop for business resources, including government relief programs, private grant and loan programs, sources of legal and financial advice, guidance for best practices, recorded webinars and more.
Things have certainly not been business as usual in the month of March as COVID-19 has spread across the New York tri-state area, the country and the world. While we had more businesses open in the district from January to mid-March than usual, things ground to a near halt with the Governor's order to put the state on pause.
Important information from the Village Alliance regarding COVID-19
As your local Business Improvement District, the Village Alliance would like to share pertinent business assistance information and neighborhood guidance about the COVID-19 virus.
New York City’s homeless population has reached its highest levels ever, and with the frigid cold winter season here, it is imperative to understand how to do our part with the city and house the most vulnerable populations. To better understand the necessary steps that can lead to housing for these individuals, read below on how the New York City’s Department of Homeless Services is tackling these issues with outreach teams and how citizens can help in the process.
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The 2019 Q3 Retail Report gives a closer look at the Village's storefront vitality according to specific district corridors. Providing a snapshot of the different neighborhoods within our district, this report highlights the neighborhoods characteristics as well as recent retail openings, like The Alley at 68 Cooper Square, and availabilities such as 390 Sixth Avenue.
Dine al fresco on West 8th Street with over twenty Greenwich Village restaurants and bars presenting tasting menus, full menus and drinks under a late summer evening sunset. Festive street lighting, live music and outdoor tables and chairs will transform West 8th Street, recreating the celebratory evening-time atmosphere of European, South American and South-East Asian streets, regions influencing the tastes and cuisines of Dinner on 8th Street.
The Marketing and Events Manager is responsible for managing the organization’s external communications and identity by generating content for digital, print and social media channels, overseeing business promotion and tourism efforts, coordinating and executing events - all with an objective of visitor attraction, cultivating corporate partnerships and developing innovative community-focused public programming.
The job description is posted below, please follow the instructions under "To Apply" section if interested.
The Village Alliance Team
The latest Village Alliance Retail Report features our bi-annual analysis of ground-floor businesses, the latest new openings and current retail space availability.