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August 2022

The Art Is All Around Lunchtime Concert Series

On September 15, the Downtown Alliance kicks off a free lunchtime concert series that will bring six weeks of scintillating sounds to 28 Liberty's Fosun Plaza, 140 Broadway and the World Trade Center site.The series expands on the Alliance's recent...

Fast Company Innovation Festival Brings Big Names, Big Ideas to Brookfield Place

Fast Company Innovation Festival Brings Big Names, Big Ideas to Brookfield Place

What do Judd Apatow, Jamie Lee Curtis, TikTok star Brittany Broski and the CEO of Marriott have in common? They’re all set to be speakers at the...

Eat Korean Barbecue and Sing Your Heart Out at Gunbae

Eat Korean Barbecue and Sing Your Heart Out at Gunbae

Eating barbecued meats before belting out your favorite songs in a karaoke room is a vaunted tradition in Korean restaurants. Gunbae (67 Murray...

Women’s Breakfast: The Implications of Overturning Roe v. Wade

Women’s Breakfast: The Implications of Overturning Roe v. Wade

On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the federal right to an abortion and initiating other limits on reproductive care...

Sign Up for the Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk

Sign Up for the Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk

The annual Tunnel to Towers 5K takes place this year on Sunday, September 25, giving participants the opportunity to run or walk in commemoration of...

A Bar Graph for Bars: Lower Manhattan, by the Numbers

A Bar Graph for Bars: Lower Manhattan, by the Numbers

You’ve carefully studied our Pizza Matrix. Now it’s time to analyze the Downtown Alliance's newest creation: the Lower Manhattan Bar Graph for...

You Can Now Check Out the New Jean-Georges Food Hall at the Renovated Tin Building

You Can Now Check Out the New Jean-Georges Food Hall at the Renovated Tin Building

Jean-Georges Vongerichten is at it again. But this time it’s not just one restaurant — it’s a bunch, housed in the 53,000-square-foot remodeled...

They Love the 80s: How Millennial Filmmakers Changed Chinese Cinema

They Love the 80s: How Millennial Filmmakers Changed Chinese Cinema

Chinese millennials were the first generation to benefit from both life-changing technology like digital video cameras, cell phones and the internet,...

Court 16 Wants to Teach You This Summer’s Hottest Sport for Free

Court 16 Wants to Teach You This Summer’s Hottest Sport for Free

“Tennis, but smaller” is how devotees describe the sport of pickleball. Whatever you prefer calling it, the game has been all the rage in New...

A Visit to the Fountain Pen Hospital Is the Write Stuff for Your Mind

A Visit to the Fountain Pen Hospital Is the Write Stuff for Your Mind

A salesman at The Fountain Pen Hospital in Lower Manhattan once described the appeal of the antiquated writing instruments to the New York...