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Year: 2011

Futures and Options Rings the NYSE Closing Bell

Futures and Options Rings the NYSE Closing Bell

Yesterday was a big day for Futures and Options, the New York City youth career-readiness nonprofit launched by the Downtown Alliance. Stephen...

Putting Down Roots Here? Join Us at Bowling Green

Putting Down Roots Here? Join Us at Bowling Green

By Liz BergerLower Manhattan is the city’s oldest—and also newest—neighborhood.It is where George Washington was inaugurated as President in...

Owen for Business

Owen for Business

Welcome back to Owen for Business!  I’m Michael Owen, and this will be the final installment of Owen for Business.  I'm leaving the Alliance to...

Geranium Lovers Occupy Bowling Green Park!

Geranium Lovers Occupy Bowling Green Park!

The rain held off yesterday and nearly 4,000 Bowling Green Park geraniums found themselves in the arms of thousands of Lower Manhattan residents and...

Shop, Dine, Save Big and Support NYC Teens

Shop, Dine, Save Big and Support NYC Teens

Here’s a great promotion for a great cause: Futures and Options, New York City’s premier youth workforce development program--founded by the...

Top 10 Reasons to Bring a Geranium Home

Top 10 Reasons to Bring a Geranium Home

Hello, Lower Manhattan! It’s that time of year again! The autumn breeze is here and it’s time to officially usher it in by giving away the 4,000...

The Tale of the Straggly Geranium and How It Won a Reluctant Heart

The Tale of the Straggly Geranium and How It Won a Reluctant Heart

By Cheryl CuddebackCheryl Cuddeback is a guest blogger. This year' s Adopt-a-Geranium Day is Wednesday, October 12 between 10 AM and noon in Bowling...

Meet a Lower Manhattan Business: Nassau Fulton Optical

Meet a Lower Manhattan Business: Nassau Fulton Optical

Photo by Marla S. MaritzerWhile many Lower Manhattanites are familiar with Nassau Fulton Optical, they may not be aware of its long history in the...

Geraniums Rule!

Geraniums Rule!

It began as a handful of people showing up just before 10 o’clock last year, but within minutes that trickle became a flood. Hundreds – soon...

For New Parents Living Downtown

For New Parents Living Downtown

This fall, new and expectant parents living Downtown are invited to bring their babies for a new Sunday morning series at the Museum of Jewish...