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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT 2011

Today’s economy has not left Glen Cove untouched. However, signs of life are obvious in downtown Glen Cove. New businesses have opened, our downtown events have taken off with incredible energy, and the downtown looked better than ever this past year.

This effect is the result of the countless hours of time donated by the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District Board of Directors, our members and volunteers. Guiding them all is the Downtown B.I.D. staff: our Executive Director, Francine Koehler, and our Executive Assistant Mary Jirsa.

The B.I.D. has continues to serve as an advocate for the business and property owners and residents of downtown Glen Cove. Regular meetings with the Mayor and attendance at City Council, Planning Board and other agency meetings as necessary have resulted in many issues being addressed and resolved.

Several beautification projects took ugly, overlooked areas and landscaped them back into attractive spots. New holiday lighting increased the brightness of downtown during the dark days of winter. The nicer we make downtown look and feel, the more people will want to be here, and to return. Bringing people downtown is key to attracting desirable new businesses and retaining existing business.

Supporting our downtown community through events that make Glen Cove the place to be also makes Glen Cove stand out on the map. Downtown Sounds on Friday nights in the summer has people thronging the streets. Cruise Night has grown exponentially, bringing people downtown on Thursday nights, normally an off night. Several big, new shows and festivals have also helped to make a name for Glen Cove and its downtown.

To close, I would like to thank our many past and present Board Members for their donated countless hours of service. Our members and our volunteers are the backbone of our programs; they get special thanks for their extraordinary efforts. And finally, the assistance provided by the City of Glen Cove and our other partners and sponsors has made our efforts to date a success. On behalf of our grateful downtown community, please accept my thanks.

Alvin Batista, President


Glen Cove Downtown District Management Association, Inc

Officers

Alvin Batista, President
Michael Puntillo, Vice- President
Leonard Gleicher, Treasurer
Jennifer Rehm, Secretary
Charles E. Parisi, Esq.,
Past President

Directors

Maureen Basdavanos
Nicholas DiLeo
Sal Lombardi
Jeanine DiMenna
Brian Mercadante
Mary Cooper
James O'Grady
Andrew Piliero
Terry Sciubba
Roberta Cerasi

Staff

Francine Ferrante Koehler,
Executive Director

 

Mary Jirsa,
Executive Assistant


Cover Photo: Deutsch Photographics

 

In The Press

Patch- Website Lists Glen Cove on 100 Safest Cities list

Courtesy of Glen Cove Patch:

Glen Cove Rated One of Nation's Safest Cities

Website ranks city twelfth safest in U.S.
By Micah Danney
March 19, 2013
Your chances of being the victim of a crime in Glen Cove are less than in most other cities in the country, according to a recent report.

The website NeighborhoodScout released its list of the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. for cities with populations of more than 25,000 people. Glen Cove ranked 12, one spot higher than Greenwich, Conn. and one behind Sammamish, Wash.

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Glen Cove Downtown BID

BEAUTIFIES DOWNTOWN WITH FLOWER BASKETS
 

Glen Cove, NY – The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District purchased 83 hanging flower baskets to grace the light poles of the downtown commercial district.

 

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Upcoming Events

Grand Menorah Lighting December 16th
at 6:15 PM,
At the Glen Cove Village Square (School & Glen St)
 
 
**Chanukah crafts **Chanukah Gelt **Doughnuts
**Lively Music & Dancing **Dreidels
 
For more info contact Chabad of Brookville & Glen Cove at 516-626-0600

 

GLEN COVE ROTARY PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Sunday, December 21, 2014 9:30-11:00 am

Page One Restaurant, 90 School Street, Glen Cove

Free Picture with Santa (plus you can take your own pictures) Children will receive a gift from Santa
Adults: $9.00      Children 4-12: $5.00 Children 3 and under Free

For more information call Vicki 917-749-8881 or Tony 516-676-1233 Proceeds to Glen Cove Scholarship and Community Services

 

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS


At the Glen Cove Library, 4 Glen Cove Ave 676-2130
 Join us for a movie: Jersey Boys 134 min. (R) 2014
Saturday, December 27, 2pm
Adapted from the 2006 Tony Winner for Best Musical, Jersey Boys, directed by Clint Eastwood is a delightful story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group Frankie Valli  and The Four Seasons. Their trials and triumphs are accompanied by the hit songs that influenced many generations.

La Famiglia Ristorante, 5 School St.

Place your catering orders: 516-759-7549

North Shore Historical Museum

News 140 Glen St. 516-801-1191
The current exhibit ‘World War I-The War to End All Wars’ has been extended until January 31st, 2015.
January 21st, 2015: Guest speaker Robert Pemberton Sr. will speak about the life of Glen Cove hero Sergeant-Major Dan Daly, USMC. He was awarded the Medal of Honor twice, one of only 19 so honored.

Holiday events at Page One Restaurant, 90 School St, 676-2800
Join Us For Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve. We will be offering our fabulous Christmas Eve &
New Year's Eve Menus with traditional holiday favorites! Make your reservations early to be assured a Special Meal for a Special Occasion!
Jazz Trio Saturday, December 20th Enjoy Great Music & Delicious Dinner at 7pm
My Father's Place Friday, December 26th Elliott Murphy and Kasim Sultan (of Todd Rundgren’s UTOPIA) Live in Concert Get Tickets at www.myfathersplace.com Doors: 5:30, Show is at 7:30. Tickets $35 - $40
Paint Nite December 17th & January 20that 7pm
Enjoy A Wonderful Night With Delightful Art & Delicious Cuisine! Seats Fill Up Quickly So Book Your Reservations Today!    

ClayNation Pottery Studio

31 Village Square 671-8788
Winter Break One-Day Mini Camps: December 29 - January 2  *Drop-Off for ages 6 & up *10am - 12pm Daily  *$24.99 per child includes project of the day, snack and drink
 Monday 12/29: "When Pigs Fly" (Canvas Painting) Tuesday 12/30: "Snowman Silhouette" (Glass Fusing) Wednesday 12/31: "Love Bugs Bowl" (Paint Your Own Pottery) Thursday 1/1:  "Tic-Tac-Toe" (Clay Hand Building) Friday 1/2: "Crafty Campers" (Tie Dye & Decoupage)

The Metropolitan Caterers

3 Glen Cove Rd. 671-4444
New Year’s Eve 2015 Celebration December 31st 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM   DJ Dancing, Dinner Buffet , Open Top-Shelf Bar, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Hats, Horns & Noisemakers, Live Big-Screen TV Coverage of Times Square.  $125 per person; includes tax and service charge.