Lighting Up The Skies In Flatiron This Holiday Season

Flatiron ushered in the winter holiday season Tuesday night by flipping the switch on a giant holiday installation destined to be a popular attraction in the weeks to come. Positioned across the street from the famed Flatiron Building, the dynamic LED and mirror-paneled New York Light installation immediately invited opportunities for photos with the cityscape as a backdrop. ...

DOWNTOWN’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift for your loved ones? DOWNTOWN has you covered with our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.  From bikers to techies, you're bound to find the perfect gift for just about anyone on your list. Click through below to view some of our favorites!

The Power of the Planned Cheat Meal

Deprivation and restriction vs. balance and moderation. Which group of words compels you to get motivated, focused, and fired up about your goals? Unfortunately too many women still utilize this black or white mindset and think that deprivation and restrictive diets paired with will-power-based exercise binge cycles are the key to fitness success. This is something we can ALL ...

Ask Nicola…How Do I Wear A Tie Bar?

Q: I’ve been noticing a lot of guys from celebrities to colleagues in my office wearing tie bars. I think they look pretty good but I have no idea how to wear one or what kind to buy. Do you think I could pull off a tie bar or are they just for guys who work in the fashion business? A: Anyone can wear a tie bar and you are absolutely right. The tie bar has been making a come...

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park Goes (RED) for Annual Tree Lighting

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park will dedicate its annual holiday tree lighting to the fight to eradicate mother-to-child HIV transmission. This year's event, taking place on December 2nd, will be hosted by Sara Gore, New York Live and LX TV's Open House front woman, and will feature a line-up of stars both on and off the ice, including Billboard Hot 100 artist Ing...

NYC Businesses Headed South…But Not Just For The Winter

Many major NYC businesses, organizations and corporations have already headed down south to Lower Manhattan and even more are making the move in the upcoming months. This massive move downtown reflects the rebirth of the area after a significant amount of damage was done between the terrorist attacks on 9/11 as well as Hurricane Sandy just two years ago. Downtown is the hea...

Kat Cashmere’s Stunning New Winter Line

Cashmere is the perfect material for any time of the year, but since it is known for its incredible warmth and comfort, winter is cashmere's primary time to shine. If you are looking to update your wardrobe for this winter with the highest quality cashmere on the market, then Kat Cashmere's winter line is the solution for you. Kat Cashmere is an exclusive cashmere brand star...

What 2014′s Early Cold Means For Fur Sales

You would have to be living under a rock, a warm fur lined one, to have not seen, read about, or experienced the extreme early cold snap that has hit across the U.S. With every major news outlet and weather service scrambling to help the public prepare to stay warm and safe, early reports from fur retailers, manufacturers and designers across the country state that consumer deman...

Fandango Family Room

As the parent of two toddlers, I have become a “movie mom.” I find myself up-to-date on kid-friendly movie releases and I’m pretty sure I’m as excited as my kids are to see a new movie. The experience of watching a movie unfold, through the eyes of a four and six year old is pretty hard to beat. They are still at an age where they believe animals can talk, as seen in “M...

SoulCycle Opens in the Financial District

It’s no secret that the Financial District is an extremely undernourished part of town when it comes to indoor cycling studios. Well FiDi residents and Wall Street tycoons, the wait is over. On Saturday November 22nd, SoulCycle opened its tenth, New York City location at 101 Maiden Lane, between Pearl and Gold Streets. The chain, known for its unique brand of peppy and sou...

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Ask Nicola…How Do I Wear A Tie Bar?

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Kat Cashmere’s Stunning New Winter Line

Cashmere is the perfect material for any time of the year, but since it is known for its incredible warmth and comfort, winter is cashmere's primary time to shine. If you are looking...

What 2014′s Early Cold Means For Fur Sales

You would have to be living under a rock, a warm fur lined one, to have not seen, read about, or experienced the extreme early cold snap that has hit across the U.S. With every major...

   

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Admittobitter: Five Years From Now

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DOWNTOWN Magazine asked local pop-up shop, Admittobitter, where they saw themselve...

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Fine Dining Welcomes You Home: The House

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Fall and winter remind us of home and unfortunately for some of us, home is more t...

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Serfas Gloves: Fit to be Ridden

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Gloves are probably the most neglected yet important apparel items in cycling. Any...

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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...