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See “Saint Joan” for Free at The Battery

Forget London — everyone knows George Bernard Shaw really meant for all his plays to be performed outside in New York City in the summer. And now, thanks to Shakespeare Downtown, you don’t have to trek all the way to Central Park to catch one of...

Check Out the Glowy “MoonGARDEN” at 85 Broad Street

Be sure to carve out some time for nighttime walks around the neighborhood — Lower Manhattan's newest piece of public art, “moonGARDEN,” is on...

Playwright Rogelio Martinez Finds Inspiration on Lower Manhattan’s Streets

Award-winning playwright Rogelio Martinez's works have been produced in theaters all over the world. And this spring, you can see his newest...

Mark These Five Acts on Your Calendar for LMCC’s River to River Festival

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s River to River Festival returns June 12–June 26, joining the explosion of neighborhood events like Dine Around...

Bring Your Inner Monet to Malibu Farm for Paint-N-Sip Cocktail Hour

The farm-to-table gem Malibu Farm at Pier 17 is one of Lower Manhattan’s darlings when it comes to drinking and dining. And now, for May and June,...

Come See the “Peace For Ukraine” Mural at The Oculus

As the war in Ukraine rages on, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Board of Commissioners recently installed a 12-by-16-foot mural in...

Want to See Some Modern Art Paired With a View? Hop on a Ferry to Governors Island

Governors Island is an ideal day trip for artistic inspiration. Its offshore location, nature walks, incredible skyline views and historic buildings...

Where to Grab Lunch When Visiting the New York Stock Exchange

Buy or sell? Who knows, but here’s an easier question: burger or salad? It’s easy to build up an appetite when visiting the New York Stock...

War, Conflict and the Human Spirit Will Be on Display at This Governors Island Sculpture Show

In keeping with today's difficult geopolitical climate, a new sculpture exhibit focusing on war and conflict will open on Governors Island on April...

How Battery Park City Became an Urbanist Dream: a Walking Tour and Lecture

New urbanism is all the rage, just ask the teens. The renewed popularity of pedestrian-friendly, densely constructed, human-scale design in recent...