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In Need of a Compost Bin? Here’s Where to Find Them

Now that you’re up to speed on the dos and don’ts of the Downtown Alliance’s composting program, it’s time to put our bins to use! As a reminder, composting helps mitigate climate change by keeping organic material out of the landfill, where tons of garbage already emits harmful greenhouse gasses. Plus, farmers could be using those nutrients to feed the soil and produce more food. But . . . where are these compost bins, one might ask? Well, we’ve got an answer. Here’s where you’ll find all our bin locations, available 24/7. Northwest corner of William and John streetsSoutheast…

$10 Meals from 10 Restaurants: Lunch Box Is Coming to Fosun Plaza

Not that lunchtime ever gets stale in Lower Manhattan, but it’s just about time to get…

New York on Film: “Koch” Screening, Conversation with Director Neil Barsky

Ed Koch was a quintessential New Yorker: ferocious, charismatic, contradictory,…

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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