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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...

What I Learned Downtown

I’ve recently gone through a rough stretch Downtown. First, a friend of mine and I decided to go visit our favorite sandwich place, Casual...

A Downtown Happy Hour

What is the best part of a workday?  The end of it, of course!And what better way to spend a blissful work-free evening than at one of Downtown’s...

Lose Yourself Downtown

 I've never admitted this before, but I got lost once.  (Yes, just once, ever).  As an urban-planner-type who harbors a mild obsession with maps...

Take It Outside

As summer started winding down (sniff), I felt as though I didn’t take full advantage of the beautiful weather we had. Oh, I took a couple...