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Year: 2012

Picture Lower Manhattan: Zuccotti Park

Zuccotti Park has had quite a history.  Formerly called Liberty Plaza Park, it was built in 1968 in return for a height bonus for an adjacent...

Picture Lower Manhattan: Holiday Shopping

When you live a busy life in NYC, sometimes it's hard to get all of your holiday shopping done in time.  Being a last minute holiday shopper, places...

Downtown Alliance Awards Grants to Lower Manhattan Small Businesses through Back to Business Grant Program

The Alliance for Downtown New York, as part of its Lower Manhattan: Back to Business Small Business Grant Program established after Superstorm Sandy,...

South Street Seaport Welcomes Artion Gallery with Carmen Molina’s “Undercurrents” Photo Exhibition

By: Kayla BakenArtion is a family-owned gallery that started in Greece, and over the last 25 years, it has won a dominant role in American, European...

Capturing New York City in Vivid Color

It appears as if you are looking at a photograph. The image of the Brooklyn Bridge is vividly captured. But if one glimpses only at it briefly, what...

Meet a Lower Manhattan Business: Grk Fresh Greek

From the people who brought us drama and democracy comes GRK, Lower Manhattan’s newest Greek restaurant.The eatery offers a fresh take on classic...

Picture Lower Manhattan: Equitable Building Spreads Holiday Cheer

This National Historic Landmark owned by Silverstein Properties, and home to the Downtown Alliance, is all dressed up and ringing in the holiday...

Q&A with Solomon Woods, Doorman, Conrad New York Hotel

If you have ever visited the Conrad New York Hotel, you may have been greeted by this smiling face.  His name is Solomon Woods and he is the doorman...

Picture Lower Manhattan: New York Stock Exchange Tree Lighting Ceremony

Tuesday evening, people gathered once again for the 89th Annual New York Stock Exchange Tree Lighting Ceremony - with live performances, hot...

Join Us in Lighting the Night

Tonight, you are invited to join the FiDi Association in a celebration at The Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, 41 Broad Street, from 5-8pm to...