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Lower Manhattan Dining Festival Returns After Nearly Three Years


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Photo credit: @addzim Lower Manhattan today welcomed back one of its most anticipated and well-attended public events, “Dine Around Downtown.” The 13th edition of the food festival featured an extensive array of rest... read more >>

Downtown Alliance Announces New Fall Music Series


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Lower Manhattan will become a destination for midday live music performances this October, with the launch of a new outdoor performance series. The performances will take place at the newly opened Albany Street plaza, just one blo... read more >>

The Downtown Alliance Expands Innovative Solar-Powered Trash Collection by Adding Recycling to Successful High-Tech Waste Collection System


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Building upon its successful trash and recycling collection program, the Alliance for Downtown New York today announced a major expansion in its use of solar-powered Big Belly recycling units. The purchase of the new units, made p... read more >>

Downtown Alliance and LMDC Open New Public Plaza


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Downtown Alliance President Jessica Lappin and Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) President David Emil today announced the city’s newest public open space, located just one block from the 9/11 Memorial and Museum... read more >>

GAME ON! Summer Long Programming at 7 Water Street Locations Kicks off June 26th and Runs Through Labor Day


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Cornhole, Foosball, Mini-Golf, Nok Hockey, Connect Four, Chalk Games and More! “Game” Activities to Run Alongside World Cup Viewings,an “Urban Beach,” Beer Gardens and a Curated, Temporary Food Truck Seri... read more >>

Testimony For NYC Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications (DOITT) Hearing


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Good afternoon. I’m Jeremy Schneider, the Chief Technology Officer for the Alliance for Downtown New York. Thank you very much for allowing me to speak here today. We are the business improvement district for Lower Manhattan... read more >>

Stay Charged Downtown


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Beginning this week, anyone with a mobile phone or tablet can charge their device for free at one of the 10 solar charging stations around Lower Manhattan.  The Alliance for Downtown New York has partnered with AT&T to br... read more >>

Alliance for Downtown New York Announces #LMT: Lower Manhattan Tuesdays


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The Alliance for Downtown New York announces #LMT: Lower Manhattan Tuesdays, a marketing and incentive program working to introduce New Yorkers to a  wide variety of experiences available in the “new” downtown. Th... read more >>

Alliance for Downtown New York Statement on July 4th Fireworks Returning to the East River


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Statement by Jessica Lappin, President of the Alliance for Downtown New York: “The return of Fireworks to the East River is exciting news for so many New Yorkers. Residents in Lower Manhattan as well as many in Brooklyn and... read more >>

Downtown Alliance Honors 10 Public Safety Officers


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Ten Downtown Alliance Public Safety Officers were honored at a ceremony on Thursday, at The Ketch on Pearl Street, for actions ranging from reuniting a lost child with his family to locating and helping remove a suspicious device... read more >>

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