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Five Lower Manhattan Restaurants You Must Visit ASAP

News flash: Lower Manhattan has an immense range of delicious spots to frequent. According to Explorer In Chief Josh Katz, here are five restaurants where you must chow down as soon as humanly possible.  Caravan Uyghur Cuisine Manhattan’s only Uighur restaurant is located in the heart of Lower Manhattan. Their noodle dishes (above) strike the perfect balance between exotic spice profiles and hearty comfort food. (200 Water Street)Temple Court Tom Colicchio’s excellent farm-to-table, American-style restaurant is set within the beautiful atrium and cozy corners of The…

Time To Visit Stone Street, Lower Manhattan’s Original Open Street

Long before the Covid era’s outdoor dining, there was Stone Street. The curved,…

Looking For Fresh Fall Goods And Produce? Fulton Stall Market’s Fall CSA Has You Covered

CSAs might be synonymous with summer, but lots of great fall produce are coming in the…

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Explore life downtown

Whether you’re making the most of a weekend getaway or looking for ways to mix up your lunch break, Downtown New York has all the shopping, dining and entertainment you could ask for. From City Hall to The Battery, savor one-of-a-kind flavors, discover awe-inspiring museums, catch a show and so much more.

When one square mile contains infinite possibility, you never know what’s next. So get going, and see what’s happening in Downtown New York.

Come Visit Downtown

Downtown has been changing

Managing the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District (BID), the Downtown Alliance is your first and best business resource. Whether you’re dreaming of a grand opening or big-time growth, we’re here to help in more ways than one.

Who is the downtown alliance

Our mission at the Alliance for Downtown New York is to provide service, advocacy, research and information to enhance the quality of life in Lower Manhattan and advance the vibrant neighborhood as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District. By supporting economic development, public safety, sanitation, transportation and more, we strive to make Lower Manhattan an exciting, clean and safe place to live, work and play.

About the Alliance