161st Street BID News: CITY MD, Art in the Park, Make Music New York, Street Fair VII

Hooray, City MD is here!

City MD will be open from 8 am Р8 pm, Monday thru Friday, and 9 am Р6 pm on the weekend. Drop by and welcome them to the 161st Street Business Improvement District.

Today, Tuesday, June 20, City Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver will be at Joyce Kilmer Park (Grand Concourse at 161st Street) unveiling a new, “Art in the Park” exhibit.¬†Join us at 10 AM before shopping at the farmer’s market.


On Wednesday, June 21, Lou Gehrig Plaza will welcome the Summer 2017 with five hours of rock, R & B and reggae. The concert begins at 11:00 am and ends with a classical a capella presentation at the Sing for Hope Piano in Joyce Kilmer Park beginning at 4 PM. Sponsored by Make Music New York.

Finally, this Saturday, June 24 is the first of our two annual Yankee Stadium Street Fairs, 10 am – 5 PM on River Avenue between 161st Street & 158th Street.


Hope to see you at these wonderful, fun events.


From the Desk of Dr. Carl L. Goodman

Executive Director, 161st Street BID

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