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Unexpected Obstacles

So, I have to admit, I had a totally different plan for this post. I planned on showing you photos of all the construction: How the walls had been...

Mess Around Downtown – October 27, 2009

Welcome back to Mess Around Downtown!For those of you visiting for the first time, my name is Luke Mess. I walk around Downtown for The Downtown...

Lower Manhattan News

It's the beginning of a new week and time to catch up on Lower Manhattan news from the past several days.New York City approved the demolition plan...

Furnishing the Hive

Now that we had our space, our next step was to develop a floor-plan – unfortunately I had no idea how many desks we could fit in the space or what...

Mess Around Downtown – October 21, 2009

Welcome back to Mess Around Downtown!I am always impressed when walking my Downtown beat by the small business owners that I get to meet and talk...

Downtown by the Numbers

Do you remember numerical series problems from elementary school? Things like: 2,4,8, __ What is the next number in the series? Why, its 16 of...

This week’s news from Lower Manhattan

The Rockefeller Foundation named the Downtown Alliance a grant winner in its 2009 New York City Cultural Innovation Fund competition. The grant is to...

This week’s news from Lower Manhattan

The Rockefeller Foundation named the Downtown Alliance a grant winner in its 2009 New York City Cultural Innovation Fund competition. The grant is to...

The Hunt for Space

From the very beginning, I knew that finding the right space for the Hive was critical to its success. The space needed to be compelling – after...

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...