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Year: 2012

The Brain Gain: Today’s Lower Manhattan is Epicenter for Region’s Young, Creative Talent

The Downtown Alliance today issued findings in an original research report, The Brain Gain, revealing dramatic population growth among high-value...

Downtown Alliance Gives Away 4,000 Geraniums at Annual Bowling Green Event

The Alliance for Downtown New York and City Council Member Margaret Chin gave away more than 4,000 red geraniums on Wednesday morning during the...

High-Tech Trash Bins Hit the Streets of Lower Manhattan

With the introduction of the innovative BigBelly Solar Stations, Lower Manhattan’s 57,000 residents, 310,000 workers and 10 million annual...

Downtown Alliance Discusses Tourism Surge in Lower Manhattan

Elizabeth H. Berger, president of the Alliance for Downtown New York, today delivered testimony to the New York City Council Committee on Lower...

Downtown Alliance Recognized with International Downtown Association Merit Award

As part of the its annual Downtown Achievement Awards, the International Downtown Association honored the Alliance for Downtown New York with a 2012...

DOWNTOWN DIALOGUES: 53,000 Students Hit the Books in City’s Fastest-Growing School Zone

I just went to my 30th college reunion, yet I still organize my year by the school calendar!  Just as I’m settling into Lower...

Downtown Alliance Mobile App Named Official App for Downtown Culture Pass

On the second anniversary of the Downtown Culture Pass, New York’s Downtown museums have named the Alliance for Downtown New York’s...

WilmerHale Partners with Downtown Alliance and Sponsors Expansive Lower Manhattan Wi-Fi Network

To show its commitment to the Lower Manhattan community, the law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (WilmerHale) has become an official...

Department of Small Business Services Awards Downtown Alliance Neighborhood Achievement BID Award

As part of the 2012 New York City Neighborhood Achievement Awards, Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and Small Business Services Commissioner Robert W....

Music Plays on in Lower Manhattan

The Alliance for Downtown New York is keeping the music playing again this summer in Lower Manhattan with the return of its very own public piano....