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“Residential Rising”: an Exhibit on Lower Manhattan’s Post-9/11 Growth

“Residential Rising”: an Exhibit on Lower Manhattan’s Post-9/11 Growth

Two decades after September 11, a new exhibit at the Skyscraper Museum is focusing on an under-appreciated part of Lower Manhattan’s rebuilding...

Where to Find the Best Tree-Filled Spaces in Lower Manhattan

Where to Find the Best Tree-Filled Spaces in Lower Manhattan

It's finally summer, which means that hot and heavy days are upon us. While it's great to get a dose of sunshine, sometimes you need a cool, shady...

The Free River & Blues Music Festival Returns to Battery Park City

The Free River & Blues Music Festival Returns to Battery Park City

Free summer concert season is in full effect, and here’s another great one in a picturesque spot to add to your calendar. The River & Blues...

Hit Up These Outdoor Movie Nights at Fosun Plaza This Summer

Hit Up These Outdoor Movie Nights at Fosun Plaza This Summer

Big outdoor movie nights are a beloved New York City summer tradition for a reason — there's nothing like lugging out the old picnic blanket to...

Klimt to the Limit: New Immersive Art Exhibit Opens in September

Klimt to the Limit: New Immersive Art Exhibit Opens in September

Remember last year when the city was first abuzz over the immersive Vincent Van Gogh exhibit that invited visitors to wander through a trippy...

Find Out Why Urbanists Love Battery Park City in This Walking Tour

Find Out Why Urbanists Love Battery Park City in This Walking Tour

You’ve got another chance to learn about the groundbreaking new urbanism of Battery Park City this summer. The Congress for New Urbanism is...

Wyatt Kahn’s Huge First Public Art Exhibit Just Opened in City Hall Park

Wyatt Kahn’s Huge First Public Art Exhibit Just Opened in City Hall Park

Sculptures of everyday objects such as a phone, a comb and a pair of eyeglasses come to dramatic oversized life in a new large-scale art exhibit at...

New York Times Spotlights “Downtown Stories”

New York Times Spotlights “Downtown Stories”

"Downtown Stories" is now NY Times official. The three-part theatrical series that's taken over Lower Manhattan for the month of June was written up...

Celebrate Pride at the Alamo Drafthouse with “But I’m a Cheerleader”

Celebrate Pride at the Alamo Drafthouse with “But I’m a Cheerleader”

June is Pride Month, and Lower Manhattan is in full celebration mode. The neighborhood has long been a place where people can feel safe to be seen...

Lower Manhattan’s African Burial Ground Celebrates the Black Experience This Juneteenth

Lower Manhattan’s African Burial Ground Celebrates the Black Experience This Juneteenth

Sunday, June 19, marks Juneteenth, a day to commemorate the effective end of slavery in the United States. To honor this day, on June 18 the National...