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Now Open: More Downtown Deliciousness With Outdoor Seating

Now Open: More Downtown Deliciousness With Outdoor Seating

More of Lower Manhattan’s delicious establishments are ready to take your order for takeout, delivery and dining service — so be sure to tip them...

The Latest Lower Manhattan Restaurants To Offer Outdoor Dining

The Latest Lower Manhattan Restaurants To Offer Outdoor Dining

This week, while our organization launched two new programs to increase the profits for Lower Manhattan restaurants’ takeout and delivery services...

Downtown Alliance To Help Restaurants Make Delivery And Takeout More Profitable

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...

Fraunces Tavern Returns With Outdoor Dining, Virtual Trivia Night

Fraunces Tavern Returns With Outdoor Dining, Virtual Trivia Night

You can stop staring longingly at the Lego replica of Fraunces Tavern (54 Pearl Street), because you can once again frequent the real thing. The...

Outdoor Dining Now Available At These Lower Manhattan Favorites

Outdoor Dining Now Available At These Lower Manhattan Favorites

No lie it’s hot out there, folks. But, when the sun dips down and the temperature cools off, you’ve now a few more options in Lower Manhattan for...

To-Go Drinks Are Not Banned. They Just Need To Be Ordered With Food.

To-Go Drinks Are Not Banned. They Just Need To Be Ordered With Food.

Over the last few weeks, social media has been alight with photos of revelers congregating outside now-open bars all over the city. That may or may...

Open-Streets Restaurant Service Has Arrived In Lower Manhattan

Open-Streets Restaurant Service Has Arrived In Lower Manhattan

The Alliance for Downtown New York, the nonprofit business improvement district for Lower Manhattan, will participate in the Department of...

Grab A Seat At One Of These Lower Manhattan Restaurants For Some (Safe) Outdoor Dining

Grab A Seat At One Of These Lower Manhattan Restaurants For Some (Safe) Outdoor Dining

It's hot all over New York City, and, for those hunkered down at home, the need to step outside for less screen time and more fresh air may be...

How an Indian Restaurant Kept Afloat With Delivery Orders From Abroad

How an Indian Restaurant Kept Afloat With Delivery Orders From Abroad

Last year, when brothers Atin and Aankit Malholtra pivoted from careers in the corporate and banking worlds and took over the Indian restaurant...

Ampia, Gnoccheria’s Greenhouse Rooftop Bistro, Is Now Open

Ampia, Gnoccheria’s Greenhouse Rooftop Bistro, Is Now Open

Indoor dining is still verboten in the city, but Michele and Anisa Iuliano figured out a workaround above their restaurant Gnoccheria. This week, the...

‘I Wanted to Get Some Business, and Get My People Working’: Carlos Correa on Reopening El Toro

‘I Wanted to Get Some Business, and Get My People Working’: Carlos Correa on Reopening El Toro

When the pandemic hit New York in March, Carlos Correa shut down El Toro Mexican Grill, his popular restaurant at 69 New Street. Eventually, he...

You Can Still Order Cocktails To Go From Your Favorite Lower Manhattan Restaurants

You Can Still Order Cocktails To Go From Your Favorite Lower Manhattan Restaurants

This week New York State put the word out that your favorite watering holes can still serve to-go alcoholic beverages through July 25. “We...