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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...

Zoom In To Learn How To Make A Refreshing Eggplant Sabich Salad

Zoom In To Learn How To Make A Refreshing Eggplant Sabich Salad

The Downtown Alliance is highlighting some of our favorite local spots in the web series, "Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home Edition.”Hosted by...

‘I Could Pull Through 9/11,’ Says Longtime Restaurateur, ‘I Do Not Want to Close Now’

‘I Could Pull Through 9/11,’ Says Longtime Restaurateur, ‘I Do Not Want to Close Now’

The last few months have not been business as usual for Manveen Singh, owner of Tandoor Palace at 88 Fulton Street. “We have about 10 to 15% as...

Your Outdoor Dining Options In Lower Manhattan

Your Outdoor Dining Options In Lower Manhattan

As summer welcomes New York City's second-phase reopening, we wanted to help you find a seat in Lower Manhattan to enjoy some food and drink while...

Don’t Forget to Tip Your Server, Even If It’s For Takeout

Don’t Forget to Tip Your Server, Even If It’s For Takeout

New York City’s second-phase reopening is now underway, which means restaurants are open for outdoor dining and we all learned how to make cacio e...

Support Your Lower Manhattan Restaurants: These Just Reopened

Support Your Lower Manhattan Restaurants: These Just Reopened

Both the restaurant and the coffee shop at The Wooly (11 Barclay Street) have been open throughout the COVID pandemic. Only recently did they combine...

How To Be A Good Customer During The Second-Phase Reopening

How To Be A Good Customer During The Second-Phase Reopening

New York City is about to look a little different. Neighborhoods are gearing up for the second-phase reopening, which means that restaurants will be...