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Life Below Canal

One of the things that makes living downtown so incredible is how gorgeous it is. No matter the time of year, the neighborhood looks great.

How NYC's Financial District Became America's Most Alluring Restaurant Market

Lower Manhattan arguably has more marquee chefs now than Las Vegas.

Financial District’s Post-9/11 Growth Comes With Challenges, Locals, Experts Say

Politicians and landlords have spent years transforming the Financial District from an area riddled with empty office space into a haven for young, affluent families.

Lower Manhattan Leaders Seek To Limit Number Of Sightseeing Ticket Vendors

Tourists looking to take in the sights of New York City often buy tickets from street vendors.


Lower Manhattan Office Leasing Hits Three-Year High

Leasing activity in Lower Manhattan has reached a three-year high, driven by interest from TAMI and public sector tenants.

Exploring FiDi: Where to Eat, Shop, Drink And More

The Finical District is known for its iconic landmarks, including the New York Stock Exchange and the Freedom Tower, but there is so much more to explore in the neighborhood. 

TAMI, Government Sectors Pace Lower Manhattan Office Market

Lower Manhattan’s office vacancy rate has fallen to 8.9%, the lowest level since the beginning of 2013, according to a report released by the Alliance for Downtown New York.

Reclaiming South Street Seaport for New Yorkers

For several decades, few self-respecting New Yorkers would venture down to the South Street Seaport.

Extension of Downtown Tax Breaks Will Keep Renaissance Rolling: Alliance

The extension of state tax incentives for tenants and landlords of commercial buildings in Lower Manhattan that Gov.


Lower Manhattan has a lot of artists, but they are leaving in greater numbers than in almost any community of New York City, according to a new report from the Center for an Urban Future (CUF), a p



Bringing together the cuisines of Cuba and New Zealand, Kiwi Cuba serves its fusion dishes and delicious drinks with the Brooklyn Bridge as a stunning backdrop.