Big Apple Circus Presents: Metamorphosis

The Big Apple Circus has entertained crowds in New York City for over 30 years and now it is back! This one-ring circus show is not one to be missed. This show is known for its interaction amongst the audience and performers and the intimacy of the small venue makes for an incredible experience. The Big Apple Circus is a non-profit that offers community outreach and has a...

Editor’s Pick: Marc Jacobs Beauty

Our array of samples at the DOWNTOWN office This week's pick for beauty is a luxury brand known for both its clothes and cosmetics. Marc Jacobs Beauty has products frequently featured in magazines and often recommended by make up artists. They have a vast line of products with everything from lipstick to nail polish to concealer that works wonders. We were blown away with the l...

8 Halloween Inspired Pieces For Your Wardrobe

Photo: Courtesy of Tumblr With one of our favorite holidays quickly approaching, DOWNTOWN searched for ways to discreetly incorporate Halloween into our wardrobe. We decided that an elaborate costume is unfortunately not appropriate everyday, but an orange statement piece and cat-eye sunglasses are the perfect undercover ode to Halloween. Check out the eight items DOWNTOWN sel...

Building Launched For Greek Orthodox Church Near WTC

Anticipated structure for St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Photo: Courtesy of Tribeca Citizen  St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, the only house of worship destroyed during the terrorist attacks on 9/11, held a groundbreaking ceremony last Saturday to start the rebuilding process. The new Greek Orthodox Church designed by Santiago Calatrava is expected to be be completed b...

Canstruction: Pre-Competition Special Sculpture & Food Drive

We all know that art is always analyzed for its deeper meaning and symbolism. New Yorkers be ready, because this is the art that gives back in more ways than one. This year in preparation for the 22nd Annual Canstruction Competition exhibition at Brookfield Place in New York City, audience favorites from the past will be rebuilt and placed on display in the lobbies of 245 Pa...

Spotlight: Slight Jewelry

Looking for eye-catching, new jewelry to debut this upcoming holiday season? Look no further. This week we are featuring one of the fantastic designers we saw at the Jim Villa Appointment two weeks ago. This jewelry line, Slight Jewelry, caught our eye immediately. It's edgy, unique and clearly beautifully crafted. Read on to learn about the talented designer, Amanda Campbell, an...

Marathon Runners: Stop “Carb Loading”

Elisa Haggarty is a NYC Certified Holistic Health Coach and Natural Foods Chef who was educated at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Through her company, Culinary Farmacy, Elisa empowers people to realize their full potential. I  entrust her with my own clients because I have experienced first hand just how well her system works. She focuses on educating, inspiring and em...

NYC Mission Society Elects Jean Shafiroff to Board of Directors

Jean Shafiroff Each year, Jean Shafiroff chairs numerous galas and hosts events benefiting not-for-profit organizations across the city and in the Hamptons. Known widely in social circles, she has gained a reputation for staunchly dedicating herself to a cause. The Manhattan resident took another step toward helping the underserved this month when she stepped into a new role as...

Downtown Edge Is Here: The Arrivals

The Rainier with collar Last week, Twitter was abuzz with the launch of The Arrivals, a brand new, made-in-the-USA outerwear line from the people who brought us Warby Parker, Harry’s and Makerbot. Already a Warby Parker fan I was intrigued and headed to The Arrivals studio in Union Square to get the scoop. What I found was a tightly edited men’s and women’s collection o...

Spotlight: Matt Bernson

DOWNTOWN Magazine is starting a spotlight section where we will highlight a designer, store or salon in the Lower Manhattan area. We'll ask them a little about the history behind the brand or store and then provide some of our favorite products or services to receive there. Our first store/designer that'd we like to showcase is Matt Bernson. The designer lives and works in Tri...

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Editor’s Pick: Marc Jacobs Beauty

Our array of samples at the DOWNTOWN office This week's pick for beauty is a luxury...

8 Halloween Inspired Pieces For Your Wardrobe

Photo: Courtesy of Tumblr With one of our favorite holidays quickly approaching, DOWNTOWN searched for ways to discreetly incorporate Halloween into our wardrobe. We decided that an ...

Spotlight: Slight Jewelry

Looking for eye-catching, new jewelry to debut this upcoming holiday season? Look no further. This week we are featuring one of the fantastic designers we saw at the Jim Villa Appoin...

   

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Building Launched For Greek Orthodox Church Near W...

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Anticipated structure for St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Photo: Courtesy of Tri...

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In 2009, Bon Jovi first noticed David Bergman’s work in a GigaPan, multi-shot pa...

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Eataly Moves Further Downtown

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Marathon Runners: Stop “Carb Loading”

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Editor’s Pick: Essie Nail Polish

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