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There’s a Second Primary Coming Up in New York: Here’s How to Vote Early

Lest you thought we were done with the democratic process until November, New York has a second primary coming up on August 23, following June’s primary for local elections. Thanks to our relatively new voting expansion laws, starting on August 13 and running through August 21, New Yorkers can vote for their choice of U.S. House Representative as well as select nominees to the New York State Senate — all of whom will compete against challengers from opposing parties during the midterm elections this fall.To find your early poll site, check findmypollsite.vote.nyc, Note that your…

Go and See the Indian Museum’s Spectacular Oscar Howe Exhibit

Stop by the National Museum of the American Indian (1 Bowling Green) to see Dakota…

Sail Into the Past With a Visit to the Seaport Museum’s Wavertree

A friendly reminder that the South Street Seaport Museum’s Wavertree, a tall cargo ship…

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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