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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...

Lower Manhattan’s Public Composting Program Has Been Extended

Lower Manhattan’s Public Composting Program Has Been Extended

Earlier this year, the Downtown Alliance and the NYC Department of Sanitation launched a local pilot for the first 24/7 self-service composting...

Carmen’s Kitchen Serves Up One of the Best Lunch Deals in the Neighborhood

Carmen’s Kitchen Serves Up One of the Best Lunch Deals in the Neighborhood

If you've noticed long lunchtime lines forming outside on an unassuming storefront on Nassau Street, you've probably stumbled upon Carmen's Kitchen,...

I’ll Drink to That: The Champagne Festival That Has Taken Over Stone Street

You better find something to toast: Lower Manhattan is hosting a massive champagne party right now. Champagne maker Nicolas Feuillatte has taken...

12 Affordable Hotels for Your Wall Street Vacation or Staycation

The list of luxury hotels around Wall Street now has tons of exciting options, from Casa Cipriana’s exclusive rooms to the new Wall Street Hotel...

Make Your Plan for Early Voting in the New York Primaries

Primary races are underway in New York for a number of local and state offices. The official primary date for local elections is Tuesday, June 28,...

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 dramatic oversized life in a new large-scale art exhibit at...

New York Times Spotlights “Downtown Stories”

"Downtown Stories" is now NY Times official. The three-part theatrical series that's taken over Lower Manhattan for the month of June was written up...

Celebrate Pride at the Alamo Drafthouse with “But I’m a Cheerleader”

June is Pride Month, and Lower Manhattan is in full celebration mode. The neighborhood has long been a place where people can feel safe to be seen...

Father’s Day Brunch: Where to Treat Pops in Lower Manhattan

Father's Day is just around the corner — on Sunday, June 19, in fact! If you still haven't found the perfect tie or collection of John Candy movies...