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With neighbors working together, Downtown’s future is not so stormy

By Catherine McVay Hughes and Elizabeth H BergerThe last two weeks have proven again that the worst of Mother Nature cannot defeat Lower Manhattan.We...

What a Bargain!

A crowd formed outside Century 21 Department Store at 22 Cortlandt Street well before its 11 AM opening on Sunday. And as shoppers—many visiting...

Back to the Future For the Financial District

By Liz BergerOur mission at the Alliance for Downtown New York is to advance Lower Manhattan as a global model for a 21st century central business...

A League of Their Own

The Downtown Soccer League formally kicked off the fall season this weekend with the reopening of the new turf field in Battery Park City. In...

New Dog Park Makes a Joyous Splash in the Financial District

Yesterday Mayor Michael Bloomberg, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and others--including our President, Elizabeth Berger--gathered along the...