5 Grooming Products You Didn’t Know You Needed

Women have it ingrained into them from an early age that a reliable skin care routine is a necessary part of life. From the cleansers we use to remove our make up to the creams we slather on to prevent wrinkles, there is no limit to what we will do for beautiful skin. Men, on the other hand, can sometimes go their whole lives without giving all the lotions and potions out there a sec...

10 Feng Shui Tips To Attract Love

Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher in No Strings Attached New York City can be the city of love for anyone who arrives with the desire to make it real. You can easily fall in love with the city, the buildings, the lights, the movement of people walking through the street...What isn't that easy is falling in love or staying in love with someone. For that kind of love we seem to ne...

7 White Tees For 7 Days

Who doesn't love the look of the classic white tee? Many people think that you can only wear a tee during the day because it seems informal, but by wearing the right bottoms and accessories it can easily be the only top you need for the whole week! DOWNTOWN selected seven ways to show you how to rock the white tee for all the events you may have during the next 7 days! Monda...

Top 3 Alternative Cardio Workouts In NYC

Photo: Courtesy of Asphalt Green Is it just me or has anyone else noticed that indoor cycling and running are the two cardio workouts that get the most attention in this city? The good news is that there are many more options in the vast New York City fitness scene that are hidden right beneath the surface, you just have to know where to look! I've put together a list of al...

Bon Jovi: Work

In 2009, Bon Jovi first noticed David Bergman’s work in a GigaPan, multi-shot panoramic image of President Obama’s first inauguration. Bergman, who has photographed six U.S. Presidents, the Olympic Games, the Super Bowl, the NBA finals and many more major international events, was invited to join Bon Jovi on their official tour to document the band on stage, the audience a...

New York City Challenge Obstacle Race

If you’re looking for a new challenging and exciting activity, the City Challenge Obstacle Race is something to mark on your calendars. This 3.1 mile urban obstacle race is not like the others because it is CLEAN- no mud involved! The event brought in 1,200 athletes from all over New York City to Randall’s Island to tackle over 20 obstacles including NYPD cop cars, NYC tax...

Interview With The Creator Of Seriously Funny Gowns For Patients

DOWNTOWN Magazine recently interviewed Jody Barret, the founder and creator of Seriously Funny Gowns, a line of meaningfully designed medical attire for hospital patients. Each hospital gown or treatment top is imprinted with an inspiring or comical design meant to boost the confidence of the patient and provide a sense of dignity and relief to those undergoing hospitalization. A...

19 Beekman Street To Become Residential

19 Beekman Street. Photo: Courtesy of C3D Architecture Another residential tower may be opening in the Financial District. 19 Beekman Street is potentially the future home of a building over 161,596 square feet. In terms of structure, the most similar buildings to look at for comparison would be 33 Beekman, a dorm being developed by the Naftali Group, and The Lara, an apart...

Cryotherapy by KryoLife

A KryoLife Cryosauna. Photo: Courtesy of KryoLife Are your joints suffering from many years of tough workouts or from stomping around the city in shoes with minimal support? With the New York City Marathon less than 3 weeks away, runners might be looking for ways to incorporate extra TLC into their recovery program in order to get them ready for race day and this might be the per...

Street Style: Tennis Shoes

Downtown Manhattan is buzzing with fashion on our favorite runway: the street. DOWNTOWN will be highlighting a specific item or trend each week. We'll show you the item and how some fabulous New York inhabitants have incorporated them into their look. This week, we're focusing on tennis shoes being worn outside of the gym. We loved the way these shoppers and site-seers took a...

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5 Grooming Products You Didn’t Know You Needed

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7 White Tees For 7 Days

Who doesn't love the look of the classic white tee? Many people think that you can only wear a tee during the day because it seems informal, but by wearing the right bottoms and access...

Street Style: Tennis Shoes

Downtown Manhattan is buzzing with fashion on our favorite runway: the street. DOWNTOWN will be highlighting a specific item or trend each week. We'll show you the item and how some...

   

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Bon Jovi: Work

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Top 3 Alternative Cardio Workouts In NYC

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