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December 2022

How Would City Agencies Respond to the Slime-Covered Museum in “Ghostbusters 2”?

New Year’s Eve is a time for clean slates, unless you start off the year drenched in supernatural slime. We’re of course talking about the challenges faced by Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore at the end of...

An Exciting 2022 for Dine Around Downtown

An Exciting 2022 for Dine Around Downtown

The Downtown Alliance would like to thank everyone who came out and supported this year's multiple events produced by our Dine Around Downtown...

The Downtown Alliance Presents: 30 Under 30

The Downtown Alliance Presents: 30 Under 30

As 2022 wraps up, the lists roll in. Critics celebrate the year’s best movies and albums. Websites recall the funniest memes. Even Forbes launches...

LM Live’s Year in Review

LM Live’s Year in Review

It's been quite a year! What started off as LMHQ transitioned to LM Live and closed out 2022 with a robust slate of events: Women’s Breakfasts,...

African Burial Ground Honors Kwanzaa Traditions

African Burial Ground Honors Kwanzaa Traditions

Here’s your chance to celebrate Kwanzaa in one of the most sacred places in all of Lower Manhattan. The African Burial Ground National...

10 Parties to Ring in the New Year Downtown

10 Parties to Ring in the New Year Downtown

Shimmy your way into 2023 at any one of the blowouts taking place in the neighborhood. From sit-down dinners to casual eats, from all-night parties...

27 Lower Manhattan Movie Locations You Should Know

27 Lower Manhattan Movie Locations You Should Know

It might be a cliché, but NYC really is everybody's favorite movie setting. That's especially true for us at the Downtown Alliance, and what began...

“DEI Is Everyone’s Job”: Women’s Breakfast Tackles Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the Workplace

“DEI Is Everyone’s Job”: Women’s Breakfast Tackles Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity, equity and inclusion have rapidly become top policy priorities in the workplace. But beyond the Instagram black squares and Notes app...

A Holiday Cocktail Bar Is Coming to Brookfield Place — and So Is Santa

A Holiday Cocktail Bar Is Coming to Brookfield Place — and So Is Santa

Here’s your chance to drink seasonal cocktails under 640 twinkling lanterns, and help out a good cause in the process. Brookfield Place is all...

About Those Curbside Containers That You’ve Seen Around the Neighborhood

About Those Curbside Containers That You’ve Seen Around the Neighborhood

Trash bags on the sidewalks have been an ongoing issue in our district and citywide. They block pedestrian traffic. They can get a little pungent....

Keep This Holiday Season Lit With a Visit to Wisdom Candles and More

Keep This Holiday Season Lit With a Visit to Wisdom Candles and More

There are few holiday gifts as simple and effective as a candle. Loved by moms, friends, roommates and cravers of a cozy home, it’s an impulse buy...

Where to Celebrate Hanukkah in Lower Manhattan

Where to Celebrate Hanukkah in Lower Manhattan

Six events where you and your family can observe this year’s Festival of Lights below Chambers Street. 1. Hanukkah on Ice at Pier 17The Seaport...