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Year: 2013

Creating Space for a New Launch

 When we think of Lower Manhattan, we envision towering skyscrapers, Wall Street, tourists, and the 9/11 Memorial. But a hotbed of innovation? A...

Remembering 9/11

 Twelve years since the Twin Towers fell on 9/11, we’ll pause again and remember the people and events of a day that has forever changed the...

Fresh Green for a New Facade

  Small businesses and property owners still hurting from Sandy may be eligible for grants up to $20,000 to spruce up storefronts under a...

Mirroring the sky

In a city with such vibrant activity on the street, sometimes we forget to look up. A passing cloud in a slice of blue sky casts its likeness on a...

Newly Open Kitchen

There is no time of day or night that the newly opened Open Kitchen is not open. Got that? The 24/7 eatery, on the ground floor of the William Beaver...

A dance in the park

The Downtown Dance Festival celebrated its 32nd year with performances held in Lower Manhattan this week from dance companies hailing from around the...

Daily roast for the daily grind

Oren's Daily Roast, a coffeeshop with several outposts throughout the city, has just opened on William Street right next door to the Fulton subway,...

Enter the Sandman

 You don't have to be on the beach to check out a fantastical 18-foot-high sandcastle, complete with moats, turrets and bridges, sculpted by...

A rose by any other name…smells fresher with these tips

We may be wilting and withering in the July heat, but the flowers we buy don't have to. A simple flower arrangement can transform a room, but how do...

Not to beat a Dead Rabbit but…

We've told you about The Dead Rabbit on a couple of occasions, but the winning watering hole keeps grabbing attention and awards. The Lower Manhattan...