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Community Planting Day

This year in planning our fall Community Planting Day at Bowling Green Park, we decided to have a free pumpkin giveaway for kids. In addition to...

The Downtown Chow Hound

Humanity can be split into roughly two halves. There are those who view lunch as a functional meal that should be eaten hastily, even spitefully –...

Bringing You the News

The Downtown Alliance's work involves everything in our neighborhood from infrastructure, to transportation, to sanitation, to public safety, to...

Our Family Lives — and Loves — Downtown

For 9 years I cursed the Long Island Railroad every morning and evening. When my wife and I were blessed with a beautiful daughter I became even...

Hive at 55 is Almost Live

When I was in grad school, I always tried to get out of doing work in the library – it was too quiet, too sterile, and I couldn’t even bring a...

Mess Around Downtown: October 7, 2009

Welcome to the first Mess Around Downtown blog post! I've been putting these together for the Downtown Alliance for several months now, but it seemed...

Fiterman Hall Deconstruction Update

10/6/2009Fiterman Hall has made significant progress in the deconstruction process! They are removing a floor a week and should be finished in...

Adopt A Geranium

An hour before last year’s adopt a geranium day event, there was a line around the perimeter of Bowling Green Park.This fall, I’m hoping for more...

What Would You Do With Greenwich South?

This week, the Downtown Alliance launched a visioning study of Greenwich South, the 41-acre trapezoid immediately south of the World Trade Center....

A New Point of View

As I race to work in the mornings, I literally run into throngs of tourists all doing the same thing: looking up. Wherever I am – near the Stock...