The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District acts as a clearinghouse for its stakeholders, potential investors, and people who are interested in Glen Cove.

New businesses opening in the downtown frequently have questions regarding codes and services. They can find help here. People looking for the latest developments in the City of Glen Cove can check here.

If further information is required, the Downtown B.I.D. staff looks forward to answering your questions about Glen Cove personally.

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In The Press

Downtown Sounds Featured in L.I.Pulse Magazine, Others


Downtown Sounds 2015 has been getting favorable attention in the press lately, with feature articles in Long Island Pulse Magazine:

Music Fills Downtown Glen Cove This Summer:

And 25A Magazine:

Glen Cove Village Square Downtown Sounds: It's All About the Music


Glen Cove Downtown BID


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.


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.


Upcoming Events


Thursday, December 3rd, 12:00 Noon
Location: La Bussola Ristorante, 40 School St., Glen Cove, NY 11542

The Downtown BID Board of Directors meets monthly to discuss projects, programs and issues concerning the downtown business district of Glen Cove. The public is welcome to attend; however, a reservation is necessary. Lunch will be available at own expense. RSVP by November 30th to Mary at (516)-759-6970 or

For further information, please contact the Downtown BID at (516)-759-6970,, or visit our website at


Winter Festival and Tree Lighting
Saturday, November 28th                                    
Glen Cove Village Square

Join the Glen Cove Downtown BID and the City of Glen Cove as we celebrate the start of the holiday season and the 100th anniversary of a Christmas Tree in downtown!

1:30 PM    Horse & Carriage Rides Begin
        Photos with Santa (free photos, one per family while supplies last)  
3:45 PM    Last carriage ride loads
Glen Cove High School Jazz Band; Brittney Frank Rifkind, director
4:30 PM  Candlelight Ceremony, the Honorable
Reginald Spinello presiding, Reverend Betsy Simpson, First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove
5:00 PM    Santa arrives by Fire Truck courtesy of Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Dept.: Tree Lighting

Sponsored by: North Shore-LIJ Glen Cove Hospital • Nassau Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton • Henry’s Confectionery and Luncheonette • Starbucks • Joseph M. Basile Electric Service
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Page One Restaurant 90 School St. (516) 674-2800
Thanksgiving Dinner, Nov. 26: Seating begins at 12 Noon and continues until 7:00PM. Price Fixed $35.95; Children’s Menu available $15.95 Soup, choice of Salad; Choice of Entrée: Nine available including traditional Roast Turkey, Shell Steak, Salmon, Vegetarian Penne, and More…Choice of four Desserts, Coffee or Tea

La Bussola Ristorante 40 School St 671-2100 Why cook this Thanksgiving? Prix Fixe Menu Adults $49, Children 12 and Under $22

Hersh Fine Art 14A Glen St. (516)590-4324
We are proud to announce our 3rd annual Holiday Benefit Exhibition "Wrap It Up!" for the GLEN COVE ARTS COUNCIL Scholarship Fund!
When: "Wrap It Up!" will take place in LIAFA's gallery, Hersh Fine Art, on Saturday, December 5th, from 6-8pm. Submission Requirements: We welcome submissions from students, faculty, and local artists.  Please email jpegs of your work (up to four) along with title, medium, size, and year completed to by November 25. Works submitted must be 16x20'' or smaller, be for sale, and be ready to hang.  Guest juror Richard Weinstein will curate the show. Additional Details: Please refer to our website homepage to view information about GCAC, price-points, and more!

Minuteman Press 63 1/2 Glen St 676-7718 Order cards online and receive a 20% discount through December 4th