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City Proposes Outdoor Seating to Spruce Up Water Street
02/09/2011

The city is proposing a zoning amendment on Monday that would allow tables and chairs year-round on the covered sidewalks, called arcades, that line Water Street.

Inside Art
02/09/2011

At 50 West Street a new artwork envelops the site where a 500,000- square-foot glass tower will be erected.

Lower Manhattan Journal: Near Newspaper Row of Years Gone By, the Media Return
02/09/2011

In the late 19th century, a cluster of buildings along or near Park Row, close to those busy news engines, City Hall and the city’s courts, housed almost every daily newspaper in town.

An Audio Guide to the Footsteps of Heroes
02/09/2011

A new Downtown Alliance podcast allows listeners to take the same footsteps where 204 ticker-tape parades have taken place between Battery Park and City Hall over the past 125 years.

Downtown Connection to Get New Fleet
02/09/2011

In anticipation of a brand new fleet of buses, the Downtown Alliance’s Downtown Connection free bus service will replace the B.I.D.’s current buses with an interim fleet.

At Bowling Green, Leaving Electronic Waste Behind
02/09/2011

For six hours last month, the stuff kept arriving at Bowling Green, all 8,692 pounds of it. Chords and keyboards, flat screens and fax machines, giant TVs and tiny cell phones.

Financial District Finds Life in New Tenants
02/09/2011

Finance still dominates the neighborhood, but Lower Manhattan has changed remarkably over the past 10 years. The residential population has more than doubled since Sept.