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New Park Opens Near 9/11 Memorial


New York Post

The Lower Manhattan Development Corp. last week opened a public plaza — with a Ping-Pong table, shuffleboard court, beanbag toss and other games — just one block from the 9/11 Memorial.


New Family Friendly Park Opens Near 9/11 Memorial



The 9/11 Memorial Museum exhibit on the hunt for Osama bin Laden isn't the only reason to take a trip to lower Manhattan this month: a new park has opened up just a block away from the Memorial.


Public Plaza And Greenmarket Unveiled On Greenwich Street


Downtown Post NYC

David Emil, president of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC), sat on a bench under three oak trees on the newly opened plaza at Greenwich and Albany Streets, eating his lunch.


New Park In Lower Manhattan Features Picnic Area, Pingpong Tables


CBS New York

Those on their lunch break in lower Manhattan now have a new area to enjoy their time outside the office.


Life's A Beach In Lower Manhattan


Daily News

Did you notice the pop-up beach outside New York Health & Racquet Club on Whitehall Street? It's part of the gym's work with Downtown Alliance's #GameOnWater series, which brings cornhole, fooseball, mini-golf and other fun tournaments to...


Shop Rents Take Wing On Lower Broadway


Crains NY

Downtown's retail fortunes are soaring. Average asking rents on the Broadway corridor between Battery Park and Chambers Street soared 22%, to $277 a square foot.


Wall Street Meets Hippies As Green Energy Turns Into Big Business



Lower Manhattan is a place that rings with “the sound of well-educated young white men baying for money on the bond market,” in the immortal words of Tom Wolfe. But these days the world’s financial center is also forging a new identify as a clean,...


Downtown Connection Bus


Downtown Post NYC

Battery Park City Authority Board of Directors (again) debates support for Connection bus: It's that time of year again, when the Battery Park City Authority board of directors wonders how much the Connection bus run by the Downtown Alliance is...


Where To Get A (Solar) Charge In Lower Manhattan


Downtown Post NYC

Claire Weisz, principal of WXY architects, had a dilemma. She had just disembarked at Pier 15 in the South Street Seaport from an Open House New York boat tour of the East River on which she and two other experts spoke about the changing waterfront...


Want Wine While You Work? Here's Where to Bring Your Laptop Downtown



Summer is no time to be stuck working in an office or your apartment. If you're looking to take your laptop out on the town, DNAinfo New York has some spots in Lower Manhattan where the Wi-Fi signal is strong and you can enjoy a cup of coffee, a...


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