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A Pop-Up Beach Is Taking Over the Seaport for July 4 Weekend

New York City is surrounded by water, and the ocean is never more than a subway ride away. This Fourth of July weekend, you don’t even have to leave Lower Manhattan, because the beach is coming to you!The inaugural Seaport Beach fest will bring a weekend of music, celebrations and sand to the waterfront as a pop-up beach oasis takes over the neighborhood from Fulton Street to Pier 17. From July 1 to July 4, the area will be filled with live music, pop-up bars, food trucks and lots and lots of sand in Seaport Square, with lots more treats to enjoy. The 120-square-foot beach itself will…

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Wyatt Kahn’s Huge First Public Art Exhibit Just Opened in City Hall Park

Sculptures of everyday objects such as a phone, a comb and a pair of eyeglasses come to…

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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.

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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