Detox Water: Control Your Cravings and Get Beautiful Skin

Photo by Cassey Ho Every now and then we owe our bodies a mini detox, especially after we've treated ourselves to one too many sweets this summer (thanks to National Ice Cream Month, we've had one too many scoops of chocolate chip cookie dough and pistachio almond). Since following a strict juice cleanse isn't considered practical or delicious b...

A Taste of Italy at Ristorante Rafele

Ristorante Rafele was recently certified by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce as an authentic Italian Restaurant serving genuine Italian fare in New York City. To celebrate this honorable distinction, Rafele’s hosted members from the Italy-American Chamber of Commerce, unveiling a new menu entitled “Calabria”, in reverence of the tr...

Versace Fall-Winter 2014 Lookbook For Men

Check out Versace Fall/Winter 2014 Lookbook for men. Model: Tarik Lakehal

Unsettling and Senuous Sleep No More

Masked audience members look on at the surreal events of Sleep No More. The term sensory experience is thrown around a lot in the theatre world, and understandably so. Broadway and Off-Broadway shows can be deeply perceptive with their stage productions, and they can provide the audience with sensations that can’t be replicated in any other med...

Pine Street School: A Green Ivy School

Coming to New York City’s Financial District is a school guaranteed to leave a legacy. Stationed in the remarkable and world-renowned Trump Building is the Pine Street School, which held its grand opening July 17, 2014. The new pre-K - 8th grade school held a preview of what it will bring to the table when it opens in September, and the buildin...

Mysterious White Flag On Brooklyn Bridge

This morning, Downtown Manhattan awoke to an unexpected sight: two bleached flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge. A quintessential New York landmark, the historic bridge is decorated with our nation’s most treasured symbol: The American Flag. But this morning, in place of the bridge’s classic star spangled banner, stood two white flags—recogni...

DOWNTOWN’s Summer 2014 Issue is Here!

DOWNTOWN's Summer 2014 Issue is out! Make sure to look out for us in newsstands and shops throughout the city. Here's a preview of what you will find inside! COVER STORY IMAN Somalian Supermodel. By Mike Hammer. Photographs by Itaysha Jordan. INSIGHTS REWIND. The Birth of Chinatown VISIONARY. Woman in Charge: Jessica Lappin DEVELOPMENT....

Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2014 Lookbook

Check out Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2014 Lookbook for women. Photography: Indigital. Model: Marine Deleeuw.

Lower Manhattan’s 4th Annual Blues Festival

Festival attendees admire the waterfront views while listening to their favorite blues artists. Downtown Manhattan’s got the blues…or at least it did last week during Arts Brookfield’s fourth annual Lower Manhattan Blues Festival. The two-night affair attracted blues fans from all over the Tri-state area, and featured bands and artists li...

The Finest French Pastries at Canelé by Céline

Photo from Paul Wax When it comes to food in Lower Manhattan, you can find countless eateries on nearly every street of the busy and bustling city. Everything from small coffee shops, upscale restaurants, and your favorite chain bakeries always provides a variety to choose from. Nearly anything you might crave at any time of the day can be foun...

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Versace Fall-Winter 2014 Lookbook For Men

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Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2014 Lookbook

Check out Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2014 Lookbook for women. Photography: Indigital. Model: Marine Deleeuw.

Young & Able Debuts Up-and-Coming Designer Collections

All eyes on Luba GnaSevych's evening wear A city that boasts major homegrown designers such as Ralph Lauren and Vera Wang, New York is a place where the hopes and dreams of aspirin...

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Speaking In Defense Of a Proud and Dying Breed—The Tiger

The tiger emerged as the most powerful, and mystifying cat on earth in southern Ch...

Joker Seth MacFarlane’s Receives Mixed Reviews From Oscar Critics And Audience

Seth MacFarlane, the comic funny man with the boyish face behind "Family Guy" and the recent box office smash starring Mark Wahlberg, "Ted," spun up a storm of controversy last night in...

Top Five Super Bowl Commercials 2013

Through the course of events, the nation opted to brand the National Football League championship game a U.S. staple – making it something inherently American. Therefore, we all feel i...

   
   

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Unsettling and Senuous Sleep No More

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Detox Water: Control Your Cravings and Get Beautif...

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DOWNTOWN’s 5 Favorite World Cup Ads

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As the World Cup gears down and the stage is set for the match that decides the wo...

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Posted on July 19th, 2014 | No Comments

You think it's hard to shop for a woman? Try shopping for a baby. Now think about sh...