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October 2021

Lower Manhattan Is BOOMING, Says The U.S. Census

Here are some nerdy numbers for you all: according to the 2020 U.S. Census (you filled that out, right?), Lower Manhattan is the fourth fastest-growing residential neighborhood in the city. We’re num-ber four! We’re num-ber four!From 2010 to...

Veggies Take Center Stage At OneSeed, Lower Manhattan’s Newest Fast-Casual Spot

Veggies Take Center Stage At OneSeed, Lower Manhattan’s Newest Fast-Casual Spot

If you’re on the west side of Lower Manhattan and looking for a hot bowl of cauli-fried-rice with poached shrimp or hoping to calm your shakshuka...

City Pledges $110 Million To Fight Climate Change In Lower Manhattan

City Pledges $110 Million To Fight Climate Change In Lower Manhattan

A piece of welcome news on yet another day of unprecedented flooding: the city of New York’s capital plan includes $110 million to help protect...

What Does It Mean To Be A Native New Yorker? A New Exhibit Has Arrived To Clarify

What Does It Mean To Be A Native New Yorker? A New Exhibit Has Arrived To Clarify

A new exhibit from the National Museum of the American Indian examines what it means to be a native New Yorker — as in, part of the Native...

Recreation At The Moxy Is Back!

Recreation At The Moxy Is Back!

Alert to Downtown drinkers: one of Lower Manhattan’s most coveted hotel bars is back and ready to catch you a little after-work (or maybe even a...

New WTC Sweetgreen Will Start Serving Up Fresh Salads And Bowls This Week

New WTC Sweetgreen Will Start Serving Up Fresh Salads And Bowls This Week

Fans of Guacamole Greens and Harvest Bowls, rejoice: a new Sweetgreen is opening in Lower Manhattan this week.On Friday, October 29, an outpost of...

Art on the Ave Displaying Local Works Up and Down Broadway

Art on the Ave Displaying Local Works Up and Down Broadway

If you’ve been out and about carousing Downtown the last few weeks, then certainly you’ve caught a series of Lower Manhattan storefronts that...

Geranium Giveaway At Bowling Green!

Geranium Giveaway At Bowling Green!

The Downtown Alliance is bringing back its annual adopt-a-plant extravaganza at Bowling Green, following last year's cancellation due to Covid. Set...

Brush Up On These Five Ballot Proposals For November’s Election

Brush Up On These Five Ballot Proposals For November’s Election

Not only will New Yorkers be voting for the next mayor, comptroller, and city council members in the upcoming election, but five amendments to the...

Zoom In And Learn How To Make Chinah’s Signature Mapo Tofu

Zoom In And Learn How To Make Chinah’s Signature Mapo Tofu

The next installment in the Downtown Alliance’s “Dine Around Downtown: Cooking at Home Edition” comes Thursday, October 28, when Hegel Hei of...