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Meet neighbors, and sit & dine at the sidewalk caf├ęs!

WHEN: Sunday, September 18th and September 25th, 11pm-5pm

WHERE: Amsterdam Avenue, from W.106th-110th Streets


Taste of Bloomingdale: Flavors of the World ( September 25, Amsterdam Ave. at 109th St) 1-3pm

Tickets are required for each tasting, and can be purchased from the BID table (outside of our office at 991 Amsterdam Ave. on the day of) for $3/ticket or $5/2 tickets. Proceeds will go towards the promotion of area restaurants, through the Bloomingdale Restaurant Association.
Activities have yet to be confirmed. Keep checking in for a list of updated organizations and their activities!


  • Live music throughout the day by Casa Mantequilla
  • Strolling musical performances by What a Neighborhood!, the Accordoleles, and a barbershop quartet
  • Mexican folk dancing on the main stage
  • Poetry reading and art/photography project demonstration, with the West Side Arts Coalition
  • Art in the garden at Mobilization for Change Community Garden


  • Recycling education with West Harlem Sanitation Coalition
  • Composting with La Perla Community Garden
  • Giveaways from Green Mountain Energy
  • Family activities with Museum of the City of New York and New York Historical Society
  • History quiz, with Bloomingdale History Group
  • Electronics & bike ID, with 24th Precinct
  • Financial services & retirement planning with New York Life
  • Nutrition and WIC information with Ryan Community Health Center
  • BMI and blood pressure readings with the YMCA


  • Learn to ride a bike, with Bike New York
  • Traffic safety outreach and interactive street design workshop with Transportation Alternatives
  • Bloomingdale Playground information with Partnership for Parks


  • FDNY Battalion 11 Firetruck (2-4pm) at 106th St
  • Box City for kids, courtesy of Manhattan Mini Storage
  • Arts and Crafts with YMCA, Dazzling Discoveries, and Bloomingdale Family Program
  • Dominoes
  • Chalk Art

    Part of DOT’s Weekend Walks Program