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LMCC Now Offering Free Creative Art Classes For Older Adults

The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council is back with a 2021 schedule of programs for older adults, with offerings ranging from a Japanese dance workshop...

Elizabeth H. Berger Plaza Is Now Open For Your Springtime Outdoor Enjoyment

The sun is (mostly) shining, the birds are chirping and the great outdoors are begging you to put your laptop away and take in the now-sprouting...

Celebrate The Return Of Rooftop Season With A Mini-Lawn At Pier 17

At last, it’s the best time in New York — rooftop season. Drinks, sunsets and stellar views of the city are on the horizon.To celebrate, Pier 17...

Lower Manhattan’s Biggest Movie Theater Is Back

Film buffs, rejoice: after a year-plus long closure, the Regal Battery Park (102 North End Avenue) has returned.  Beginning April 23 — and just a...

Bird-Watching At The Battery Returns On Wednesday Mornings

With nearly six million vaccinations administered in the city and the weather becoming tolerable on a regular basis, New Yorkers are on the lookout...

Josh Katz, Explorer-In-Chief, Moves In This Summer

Street photographer Josh Katz — the lucky winner of the Downtown Alliance’s Explorer-in-Chief contest — will take his rightful place as Lower...

Downtown Live’s Performing Arts Festival Hosts Nearly 30 Shows Across Two Weekends

It’s been a tough year for live performers and their fans. To support and celebrate them as the warm weather rolls in and New Yorkers look to get...

Governors Island To Bring Back Glamping, Exhibitions and The Jazz Age Lawn Party

Some spring reopening news we can get behind: Mayor de Blasio announced that Governors Island will reopen for visitors starting May 1, and that in...

See Brooklyn Artist Rashid Johnson’s Largest Mural To Date At Brookfield Place

Rashid Johnson is a multidisciplinary Brooklyn artist known for incorporating aspects of Black intellectual and cultural identity in his art. In the...

Tribeca Film Festival Relocates To Lower Manhattan For Triumphant Return

The Tribeca Film Festival is returning this summer, making it the first north American film festival to resume in-person events since the Covid-19...