Alliance for Downtown New York Announces #LMT: Lower Manhattan Tuesdays

Alliance for Downtown New York Announces #LMT: Lower Manhattan Tuesdays

The Alliance for Downtown New York announces #LMT: Lower Manhattan Tuesdays, a marketing and incentive program working to introduce New Yorkers to a  wide variety of experiences available in the “new” downtown.

The program, created by the Alliance brings together special promotions at over 60 participating partners including restaurants, retailers, museums and more.  A cornerstone of the program is its association with the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Customers can redeem the deals with partners by showing a Tuesday admission ticket for the Museum or by registering an email address with to receive a #LMT user code.

The program will run every Tuesday in Lower Manhattan from May 27th to September 30th, 2014.

The program will be supported by an extensive media campaign using traditional media placement, social media, and bus shelter advertising to get the word out about #LMT.

The Downtown Momentum, created by the publishers of METRO, the free daily newspaper, is Lower Manhattan’s newest media outlet and will be serving as the program’s official media partner. 

“A new era is dawning in Lower Manhattan. The range of dining, drinking and entertainment options in is growing by leaps and bounds with every passing week,” said Jessica Lappin, President of the Alliance for Downtown New York. “We’re eager to show New Yorkers all that Lower Manhattan has to offer. “

#LMT is the perfect opportunity for New Yorkers to go out and explore Lower Manhattan, while taking advantage of unique deals and activities offered throughout the neighborhood. When asked about #LMT, Century 21 Marketing Manager Heather Feinmel stated: “Century 21 Department Store is thrilled to be participating in #LMT.  Lower Manhattan is thriving and the #LMT program is the perfect opportunity to let the rest of New York in on the secret.”

The same sentiments were echoed by Merchants Hospitality CEO and President, Abraham Merchant who said, “This program is sure to enhance the already vibrant neighborhood … This will be great for local business as well as for visitors.” 

Mark Maynard-Parisi, Senior Managing Partner of Blue Smoke, said, “We are thrilled to team up with the Downtown Alliance for Lower Manhattan Tuesdays. . .We at Blue Smoke believe in bringing people together around the table, and this initiative exemplifies our core values as a business in this vibrant neighborhood.”

Calli Lerner, the Owner Keg 229 & Bin 220, said, “We are looking forward to participating in #LMT as we are excited to be a part of this community, excited to be promoting the downtown area and encouraging people to dine and shop here.”

Walter Drobenko, Owner Caviarteria Beluga Bar offered, “The #LMT initiative will help to revitalize and unite the lower Manhattan community and its businesses. “

One of the strengths of the program is the wide variety of Lower Manhattan businesses participating and the breadth of deals offered throughout the district. From after work happy hours, family trips to a museum, jewelry, eye-care and even a hotel stay #LMT has it all.  #LMT will make it easy for New Yorkers and visitors to shop, dine and explore their way through the thriving neighborhood that Lower Manhattan has become.

List of participants:

Anne Frank Center USA, Artsee Eyewear at ThirdEyeChic Optometry, ATRIO Wine Bar, Bar Seven Five @ The Andaz, Barbalu Restaurant, Bavaria Bierhaus, Beckett’s Bar & Grill, Bill’s Bar and Burger, Bin 220, Bit’s, Bites & Baguettes, Black Hound Bar & Lounge, BLT Bar & Grill, Blue Planet Grill, Blue Smoke, California Wine Merchants, Caviarteria Beluga Bar, Century 21, Church & Dey Restaurant, City Blossoms, City Sports, Clinton Hall, Cowgirl Seahorse, Delmonico’s, DeNatale Jewelers, Downtown Cellars, Downtown Culture Pass, Fresh Salt, GO GO Curry, Hallmark- Hanover Square, Helicopter Flight Services, Jack’s Stir Brew, Jim Brady’s Restaurant, John Allan’s Downtown, Keg 229, Les Halles Downtown, Manhattan by Sail, Merchants River House, Morton’s Steakhouse, Museum of American Finance, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Nelson Blue New York City Police Museum, New York Water Taxi, North End Grill, Poets House, Pound & Pence, Route 66 Smokehouse, Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, SouthwestNY, Stone Street Tavern, Suteishi, The Cosmopolitan  Hotel, The Dubliner, The Iron Horse NYC, The Paris Café, The Salty Paw, YUVA, Threading Salon, Wall Street Walks, Watermark Bar & Lounge, William Barthman.