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February 2022

Celebrate Wordy Gras: Book Parties Are Back at McNally Jackson

It’s a great time to be a lover of both great bookstores and great bookstore events. Live events are roaring back at McNally Jackson’s gorgeous Seaport location, with a number of authors and guests on deck, including David Byrne and Jenny...

NYC’s Vaccine Mandate for Indoor Spaces to End on March 7

NYC’s Vaccine Mandate for Indoor Spaces to End on March 7

With Covid-19 numbers entering another valley, Mayor Adams announced that he'll be ending the Key to NYC program, which requires patrons to show...

Fortify Yourself for the Weekend With Brunch at Monk McGinn’s

Fortify Yourself for the Weekend With Brunch at Monk McGinn’s

From the weather to …. everything else, everyone could use a big hearty brunch right now. One of the best places to do it in Lower Manhattan is...

Skip the Apps, Save Local Restaurants By Ordering Directly From Their Sites

Skip the Apps, Save Local Restaurants By Ordering Directly From Their Sites

Food-delivery apps have made our lives more convenient by making the great world of takeout options available with just a few taps on your phone. But...

Bring Iconic NYC Landmarks to Your Hometown With a Chance to Win a Lower Manhattan Getaway

Bring Iconic NYC Landmarks to Your Hometown With a Chance to Win a Lower Manhattan Getaway

When you’ve got a minute (or, hey, right now!), head over to our Instagram. We’ve launched an augmented-reality filter that enables you to drop...

See Food: The Best Places to Eat With a View in Lower Manhattan

See Food: The Best Places to Eat With a View in Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan’s location at the narrowest point between New York’s two rivers means there’s an endless potential for great views. Whether you...

Seaport Favorite The Hideaway Is Finally Back Open 

Seaport Favorite The Hideaway Is Finally Back Open 

The Hideaway is done hiding. The Seaport gastropub, a favorite among locals, reopened this month after a long pause. The bar had been shut down...

Where to Get Your Hair Cut, Nails Done and Shoes Shined in Lower Manhattan 

Where to Get Your Hair Cut, Nails Done and Shoes Shined in Lower Manhattan 

It’s probably time to freshen up your look. It’s ok, you look great, but everyone in New York needs some self-care every now and then. So,...

Learn All About Sophie Scholl and the Student-Led Resistance That Opposed Nazism

Learn All About Sophie Scholl and the Student-Led Resistance That Opposed Nazism

February 22 marks one of the most notable, but lesser known, moments in the fight against the spread of Nazism in Germany: On that day in 1943,...

Give Your Kids the Creative Summer of Their Dreams at Play:groundNYC’s Summer Camp

Give Your Kids the Creative Summer of Their Dreams at Play:groundNYC’s Summer Camp

Hard as it may be to believe, given our frigid temps, summer is on its way. And, if you're looking for an innovative way to entertain your tots when...