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January 2023

Dining Out for Valentine’s Day? Consider These 10 Delicious Menus

It’s somehow nearly Valentine’s Day again — but if you haven’t figured out your plans yet, fear not! We’ve got you covered. Lower Manhattan has plenty to offer you and your special somebody to keep the night as romantic as possible, or...

The African Burial Ground Is Hosting Free Black History Events All Month

The African Burial Ground Is Hosting Free Black History Events All Month

The plight of Black abolitionists, the struggle to reckon with slavery and the intersection of art and history are all at the forefront of Black...

Make Your Own Sailor Valentine at the Seaport Museum

Make Your Own Sailor Valentine at the Seaport Museum

Jusssst in case you need to amp up your Valentine with a little something extra after the flowers and the wining and dining, consider honing your...

City Blossoms Makes It SO EASY to Send a Dozen Roses to Your Significant Other

City Blossoms Makes It SO EASY to Send a Dozen Roses to Your Significant Other

Lining up a romantic evening for Valentine’s Day is invariably a challenge. Even with all the lovely menus being prepared around the neighborhood...

At This Lower Manhattan Bar With Detroit Pizzas, You’ll Find Joy

At This Lower Manhattan Bar With Detroit Pizzas, You’ll Find Joy

The poem “Casey at the Bat” talks about there being no joy in Mudville, but ol’ Casey must have never been to Lower Manhattan — where...

Small Businesses Can Now Apply for NYC’s New Opportunity Fund

Small Businesses Can Now Apply for NYC’s New Opportunity Fund

New York City is preparing to pump out $75 million to help small businesses — that means Lower Manhattan storefronts, restaurants and services...

Women’s Breakfast (for Dinner): The Power of the Romance Heroine

Women’s Breakfast (for Dinner): The Power of the Romance Heroine

Romance novels have historically been written by women, for women and about women. The genre has gone through many iterations over time, from the...

How to Dine in the Dark at Alamo Drafthouse

How to Dine in the Dark at Alamo Drafthouse

Dark dining is a whole restaurant movement for the epicurious. It’s probably not at the top of your mind when going to the movies during awards...

This Burning Man Sculpture Is Now on View at Brookfield Place

This Burning Man Sculpture Is Now on View at Brookfield Place

Colors twist and transform through triangles of light, creating iridescent shadows through NASA-developed materials in the newest sculpture unveiled...

Downtown Connection Bus Route Update

Downtown Connection Bus Route Update

A note for Downtown Connection riders: Due to the Wagner Park construction project, our bus route is changing. Starting Friday, the Seaport-bound 1st...

Artesano Brings Some South American Flavor to Chambers Street

Artesano Brings Some South American Flavor to Chambers Street

Back in October, a taste of South America parachuted into downtown with the opening of the Peruvian dining room Artesano. At 90 Chambers Street, chef...

Po-TAY-to? Po-TAH-to? Who Cares, Daniel Boulud’s Gratin Is *So* Good

Po-TAY-to? Po-TAH-to? Who Cares, Daniel Boulud’s Gratin Is *So* Good

As Lower Manhattan’s resident foodies, we love to track whenever the city’s critics graciously heap praise on one of our own — be it David...