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City Pledges $110 Million To Fight Climate Change In Lower Manhattan

A piece of welcome news on yet another day of unprecedented flooding: the city of New York’s capital plan includes $110 million to help protect Lower Manhattan from the effects of climate change — a promising action taken that is hopefully the sign of more investments to come.At a press conference on Tuesday, Mayor de Blasio announced that the funds would support the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency project, which includes a $500 million investment in immediate climate-fighting infrastructure along the coastline as well as more long-term planning. Lower Manhattan is close to sea…

What Does It Mean To Be A Native New Yorker? A New Exhibit Has Arrived To Clarify

A new exhibit from the National Museum of the American Indian examines what it means to…

Art On The Ave Displaying Local Works Up And Down Broadway

If you’ve been out and about carousing Downtown the last few weeks, then certainly…

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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