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Free drinks, desserts and more are popping up Downtown — but just on Tuesdays.
On Wednesday morning, at a breakfast at the Downtown Association, the Alliance for Downtown New York honored six remarkable individuals with its annual Exceptional Service Awards. The awards recognize the contributions of people who have gone beyond...
The country's tallest skyscraper is having trouble finding tenants. The landlords at one World Trade Center in New York City, which is slated to open later this year say they're dropping the rent because of high vacancy rates. And that's adding to a...
Downtown Post NYC
Of course it isn't even June yet, but it isn't too soon to start planning for the Fourth of July. That's what James Kaplan wanted to talk about at Community Board 1's full board meeting on May 27. He introduced himself as the chairman of the July...
Lower Manhattan -- that area south of Chambers Street that many only equate with courthouses, "Ground Zero", Century 21, Wall Street and being a ghost town after 5 PM or on the weekends -- is now home to the promotion Lower Manhattan Tuesdays...
New York Times
If you’ve spent any time in Lower Manhattan and had a cappuccino at a patisserie, a 10-inch pie at a pizza place, or a pint of Guinness in a wood-paneled pub, chances are you were patronizing an establishment owned by Peter Poulakakos.
The New York Times took a stab at making sense of everything that's going on with the retail scene in Lower Manhattan, mainly in Brookfield Place and the World Trade Center shopping center helmed by Westfield Group.
The Broadsheet Daily
On Saturday, May 17, in honor of "It's My Park Day," neighbors gathered to spruce up Elizabeth Berger Plaza (the park at Edgar Street and Trinity Place). The event, organized by the Downtown Alliance, drew a hard-working crowd who used their elbow...
Remember when I pushed the idea of First-Time Tuesdays? Yeah, that’s why I didn’t do it again. But kudos to the Downtown Alliance for getting a similar-but-different idea going: On Lower Manhattan Tuesdays from May 27 through September 30, you can...
For centuries the Hudson River was filled with the sounds of ships, barges, people and commerce. The daily life of the river was the daily life of our city.