The Museum of Food and Drink to Open in NYC

Photo courtesy of the Museum of Food and Drink New York City is known for its world-renowned museums and exhibits. We all love a good trip to the museum, but what if we told you that one is opening where you can eat the exhibits? I know we are exceptionally excited! The Museum of Food and Drink is opening the first museum in New York City that encourages guests to eat the exh...

Mio: Train with Heart and No Strap

The Mio Alpha strapless heart rate monitor. Photo courtesy of Mio Invented in the late seventies, heart rate monitors have become essential for “intensity training” which gained popularity in the mid-eighties. Since the invention of these early monitors, no one has designed a unit sans chest strap until now. Mio is the first ever monitor to measure performance level heart rate...

Online’s Day Off

Photography: Courtesy of Birchbox Online's Day Off is an event occurring in New York City for one day only, and you won't want to miss it! If you are in love with online brands including Birchbox, Bonobos and Rent the Runway, this fabulous shopping event will allow you to interact with them in person for the first time. On Saturday, September 20th from 11am to 8pm, this event w...

The Perfect Flats For Fall

Tom Ford - Padlock Ankle-Wrap Ballerina Flat, Black  $990,00 We all know that being a woman and living in New York can be challenging sometimes. From dating to clothing, life is hard here! So anything that might make life a little easier is more than welcome. Fall is here and we know you don’t want to wear your boots quite yet because its just too hard to believe that summer...

The 5 Best Looks Of The Week

1- Miroslava Duma Instagram: @miraduma 2- Leila Yavari Instagram: @filleilamignon 3- Chiara Ferragni Instagram: @chiaraferragni  4- Helena Bordon Instagram: @helenabordon 5- Blair Eadie Instagram: @blaireadiebee  

Institute of International Education Gala 2014

Dania Diaz from Shawn Carter Foundation  Yesterday evening, DOWTOWN Magazine had the pleasure of attending the Institute of International Education IIE Gala 2014: Celebrating of Innovation that took place at Cipriani Wall Street.   The Shawn Carter Foundation (SCF), founded by Shawn "JAY Z" Carter and his mother, Gloria Carter, increased its support for study abroad sc...

Small Spaces, Big Green Ideas

Micro Green Kits available for $38 at Uncommon Goods Even in small Manhattan apartments, it is important to make room for life and bring vegetation into your home. A small space should not limit your garden or your imagination. It doesn't matter if it's in your apartment, office or studio. By using creative ways you can play with nature, plants and flowers to add a taste of na...

Central Perk from “Friends” to Open in Manhattan

A scene from the sitcom Friends in "Central Perk." Photography courtesy of NBC If Friends was your favorite sitcom throughout the 90's and early 2000's (we know it was ours) then we have exciting news for you. To mark the 20th year since the iconic sitcom premiered, Warner Bros and Eight O’Clock Coffee have teamed up to create an exact replica of the Central Perk coffee shop f...

Primp And Polish Beauty Salon

Photo: Courtesy of Primp And Polish Looking for a place to get pampered? Primp And Polish is not your average nail salon. They offer extensive services such as manicures, pedicures, nail enhancements, massages, color changes and waxing. Representatives from DOWNTOWN first encountered the staff of Primp And Polish at a Beauty Press event and we were beyond impressed. After...

Adel Atelier: Where Hair Becomes Art

DOWNTOWN Magazine was able to catch the multitalented, French hairstylist Adel Chabbi, owner of Adel Atelier, in action prior to the second annual LES Art + Fashion Show. The hustle and bustle of his quaint but modern hair salon kept us on our toes, watching anxiously as he coiffed the model's hair with style. His technique and flair were something we have never seen before a...

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The Perfect Flats For Fall

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The 5 Best Looks Of The Week

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The Museum of Food and Drink to Open in NYC

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Photo courtesy of the Museum of Food and Drink New York City is known for its world...

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Mio: Train with Heart and No Strap

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