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.

 

Brian Mercadante, a Downtown BID board member and Chairperson of its Capital Improvements Committee with Francine Koehler, BID Executive Director, in front of baskets on Glen Street.

Three extra-large baskets make a dramatic impact at the parking plaza in front of City Hall.

Working with the City’s Beautification Commission, the baskets are installed and maintained. This is the twelfth year that the Downtown BID has provided live plants for the downtown.   

 

The beautiful new baskets, supplied by F&M Farm of Melville, NY, contain a special variety of pink begonias, created to withstand hot dry conditions. Over the course of the summer, the baskets continue to fill out. While the Beautification Commission water truck comes around twice a week to water them, hanging baskets are notorious for quickly drying out.

“It would help us and the City tremendously if businesses would assist with the watering of the baskets that are in front of their establishments,” said Downtown BID Executive Director Francine Koehler. “We are hoping our downtown business owners will ‘adopt’ their baskets by providing a drink now and then during the heat of the summer.”

For further information, please contact the Glen Cove Downtown BID office at

516-759-6970, or email the office at:  info@glencovedowntown.org or visit the BID

website at:  www.glencovedowntown.org

 

 

Upcoming Events

Events at the Glen Cove Library

4 Glen Cove Avenue  676-2130 www.glencovelibrary.org
  Glen Cove Library’s Family Bus Trip
‘Twas the Night Before…By Cirque du Soleil
At Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater
Friday, December 27, 2019, 9:30am -6:30pm
 
The cost of $83 includes transportation and tickets to the show.  Enjoy time for lunch on your own before the 2pm show.  Register at the Glen Cove Library’s Information desk.  Tickets are non-refundable.
 

Events at the Senior Center
Glen Cove Senior Center
130 Glen Street
Glen Cove, New York 11542
Telephone: (516) 759-9610
Candlelight Dinner at the Glen Cove Senior Center

Everyone is welcome! Please join us for an evening of dancing, fun and fellowship! Raffle & Door Prizes. Transportation is available. Tickets can be purchased at the Glen Cove Senior Center.
Please call (516) 759-9610 for more information.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Events At The North Shore Historical Museum 140 Glen St., Glen Cove www.northshorehistoricalmuseum.org

  A Scottish Highland Christmas & Afternoon Tea

Sunday December 8th at 3:00 PM Admission $10.00.

North Shore Historical Museum
at the Marguerite & Joseph Suozzi Building
140 Glen Street * Glen Cove * New York
516-801-1191

 

 

BID Board Meeting

The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District's monthly Board of Directors meeting will take place Thursday January 10th at 12:00PM.  Location TBD

Cost for lunch (optional) is  $12.  RSVP required. 516-759-6970