St. Jude Foundation Thanks and Giving Campaign Aims To End to Childhood Cancer

The St. Jude Foundation launched their annual Thanks and Giving campaign with the assistance of their National Outreach Director, actor and philanthropist Marlo Thomas. This wonderful program is a multi-channel campaign that brings together celebrities, media, retail and corporate partners together in a way that helps raise funds and awareness in the spirit of the holidays. T...

Cuba Libre! DOWNTOWN’s Favorite Rum Cocktails

President Obama recently relaxed the restrictions imposed upon Cuba by the United States. This is good news for those who have been patiently waiting to be allowed to buy Cuban rum and cigars in the United States. Well, kind of. At the moment, it is still illegal to sell these products in the US. So for the time being, we have compiled a list of the five best rum cocktails to make t...

Star Track Helps Teen Flourish

New Yorker Billy Taylor seems like a typical lanky and quiet 12-year-old. Physical and fearless, Billy has natural balance and loves sports like skiing and surfing. From his British born father – Peter, a handy DIY- motorcycle riding dad, Billy inherited his daring nature and love of bikes. But, like many children, Billy is learning disabled, which is challenging at the best...

Cipriani Wall Street’s Famous History

Cipriani Wall Street is housed in one of the most historical and illustrious buildings in New York City. The building was constructed between 1836 and 1842 by Boston architect Isaiah Rogers in the Greek Revival style. The façade of the building features twelve large Ionic columns, each carved from a single block of Quincy granite. The building was remodeled in 1899 by National C...

Downtown Alliance Unveils the Selfie Kiosk

On Thursday morning the 18th, Downtown Alliance helped boost the appeal of Lower Manhattan even more through the first ever Selfie Kiosk. The selfie kiosk allows tourists to capture a "Kodak moment" and share it through email, Twitter, and Facebook. Downtown Alliance hopes that this will continue to increase the presence of innovation and creativity in Lower Manhattan. Jessica...

Elie Hirschfeld To Be Celebrated at 65th Birthday Gala at Historic Harmonie Club

Luminaries from every category of New York will gather on January 10 to pay tribute to a seminal figure in the development of the city as it stands today – Elie Hirschfeld. Midtown’s historic Harmonie Club will play host to a veritable who’s who of Gotham, gathered to celebrate the 65th birthday of a man who helped define modern New York. While the guest list is pr...

NYE Events: Black and White Party at Cipriani

Looking for the most luxurious ways to ring in the New Year? DOWNTOWN will be updating you regularly on the best, most luxurious ways to spend this New Year’s Eve.   Don't miss the Black and White Party at Cipriani, located at 55 Wall Street. This can't-miss event allows party goers to ring in the New Year in glamour and style. The evening begins at 8 with a cocktai...

The Newsroom’s John Gallagher Jr. On Living in NYC, Jamming with Jeff Daniels, and His First Solo Album

This past Sunday, the series finale of The Newsroom aired on HBO after three seasons spanning over two and a half years. On Monday afternoon, DOWNTOWN grabbed coffee with John Gallagher Jr., the actor who plays lovable senior producer Jim Harper, to discuss his role on the show, his life in New York and most importantly, his music. After an attempt at grabbing drinks at th...

Q&A with EDM Producer DallasK

  Touring the country as a rising producer with great cred at the tender age of 23 is a pretty unique experience, but Dallas Koehlke is a one of a kind guy. While he may be a fabulous musical talent on both the sax and piano, Dallas really stands out with his singular abilities as musical talent with computer software and turntables. On stage he’s carved out a space ...

Manhattan Mothers Replace the Mini-Van

While parents in suburban communities resort to carpooling neighborhood kids from school to soccer practice to dance class, Manhattan parents utilize "kidpooling," taking turns getting their children from point A to point B. Living downtown, they do not have the convenience of a five-seater minivan for every child in the neighborhood to pile into. This causes parents living do...

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Changing the Way Men Shop for Shoes

  The way men shop for shoes is changing in lower Manhattan. In the past m...

Statement Makeup For The Holiday Season

Statement makeup is the way to go this holiday season. What's a statement? When one feature is highlighted, as in a strong bright lip, or a dark smokey eye and everything else is neu...

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Pantone, the color institute, has selected “marsala” as the color of the year for 2015 – which is a good thing for menswear. Every year since 2000, Pantone has been designat...

   

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Cipriani Wall Street’s Famous History

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Cipriani Wall Street is housed in one of the most historical and illustrious build...

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President Obama recently relaxed the restrictions imposed upon Cuba by the United Sta...

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Strengthening Tips For Hitting The Slopes This Win...

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Velocio: The Finest Cycling Apparel

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After only two rides, I can honestly say that I have never worn any kit as comfort...

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Reynolds 58 Aero: Century Proven Comfort and Speed

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For any cyclist, riding 100 miles (a century) is daunting task. Unlike shorter, 4...