Community Board Five is chartered by the City of New York to serve as the citizens’ voice for midtown Manhattan, the city’s central business district. We weigh in on a wide array of community issues that affect the people who work, visit and live in our district.

Upcoming Events

Date & Time Event Location Agenda
Tuesday
May 29, 2018
6:00 pm
Budget, Education & City Services SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

– Bills to reduce class size and change seating needs formula

– MS297 seeking added funding for after-school

– Report on 12-18 E 31 St homeless shelter Advisory Bd mtg

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Wednesday
May 30, 2018
6:00 pm
Public Safety & Quality of Life NYC Seminar & Conference Center
71 West 23rd Street, 5th Floor

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Thursday
May 31, 2018
6:00 pm
Transportation & Environment Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Discussion of CB5 priorities related to L train shutdown

– Presentations by CHEKPEDS and Transform Don't Trash Coalition

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Monday
June 4, 2018
6:00 pm
Parks & Public Spaces Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Marvel's Spider-Man, a promotional event in Union Square Park

– New sidewalk cafe at 1216 Broadway

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Tuesday
June 5, 2018
6:00 pm
Landmarks Xavier High School
30 West 16th Street, 2nd Floor Library

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Upcoming Events

Budget, Education & City Services
May 29, 2018 @ 6:00pm

SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

– Bills to reduce class size and change seating needs formula

– MS297 seeking added funding for after-school

– Report on 12-18 E 31 St homeless shelter Advisory Bd mtg

See Full Agenda

Public Safety & Quality of Life
May 30, 2018 @ 6:00pm

NYC Seminar & Conference Center
71 West 23rd Street, 5th Floor

See Details

Transportation & Environment
May 31, 2018 @ 6:00pm

Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Discussion of CB5 priorities related to L train shutdown

– Presentations by CHEKPEDS and Transform Don't Trash Coalition

See Full Agenda

Parks & Public Spaces
June 4, 2018 @ 6:00pm

Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Marvel's Spider-Man, a promotional event in Union Square Park

– New sidewalk cafe at 1216 Broadway

See Full Agenda

Landmarks
June 5, 2018 @ 6:00pm

Xavier High School
30 West 16th Street, 2nd Floor Library

See Details

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What's Happening

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Historical Photo of the Week (April 23, 2018): The Original Madison Square Garden

Originally called the Great Roman Hippodrome, the first incarnation of Madison Square Garden, built in 1874, was a roofless structure located at East 26th Street and Madison Avenue. Read More

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What We're Reading #2: $11 Billion for East Side Access, Newsstands Struggle & More

Here's what we're reading this week - the links that have grabbed our attention. 

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Historical Photo of the Week (April 16, 2018): The Dewey Arch

The Dewey Arch was temporarily erected in Madison Square Park to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's 1898 victory in the Battle of Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Read More

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