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Apply For Lower Manhattan Jump Start: A Free Program Providing A Path Toward Small Business Success

The Alliance for Downtown New York has opened applications for Lower Manhattan Jump Start: A Free Program Providing a Path Toward Small Business...

Downtown Connection Bus Has New Look And More COVID Protections

The Downtown Alliance’s free Downtown Connection bus is still operating every day and, starting October 1, the Connection is deploying a new fleet...

We Installed More Hands-Free Trash Bins Around Lower Manhattan

The Downtown Alliance’s operations team has been diligently keeping Lower Manhattan clean and safe as the all-too-familiar pandemic rolls along....

Download The Alliance’s ‘Bike Infrastructure And Commuting In Lower Manhattan’ Report

On Monday, the Alliance for Downtown New York released a report detailing the importance and growth of cycling, as an alternative transportation...

Downtown Alliance Launches Program To Help Storefronts Become COVID-Ready

The Downtown Alliance has launched an initiative with the retail and urban-design consultancy Streetsense to provide up to 25 small businesses the...

Downtown Alliance To Help Restaurants Make Delivery And Takeout More Profitable

The Downtown Alliance has partnered with BentoBox to launch the Restaurant Online Ordering Sponsorship Program — part of a continuing effort to...

Lower Manhattan Marks 9/11 Anniversary

By: Joseph FerrisThis Tuesday, Lower Manhattan and the nation will pause in remembrance of the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World...

$10K Digital Grant Available For Downtown Shops

It seems like more and more frequently you'll read a headline about Amazon’s online retail dominance and see the writing on the wall for storefront...

Changes Are Afoot On The Downtown Connection

Do you use the Alliance’s free, seven-day-a-week bus service, the Downtown Connection, to get around Lower Manhattan?If not, give it a try! Our...

Lower Manhattan From A To Z

 By: Caroline De TinoOver the past year, Lower Manhattan has seen a flurry of new openings.Westfield World Trade Center is ushering in more than...