Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Downtown News

Waterfront Alliance Kicks Off City of Water Day

Header image by Grace A. Capobianco This morning, at 10 am, city officials cut a bright blue ribbon, initiating New York City's 12th annual City of Water Day. The...
Photo courtesy of Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo and IHG Bring the World to the Lower East Side

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) is celebrating more than 100 Hotel Indigo properties around the world with the launch of their “shoppable hotel room.” The room, in Hotel Indigo Lower East Side, displays...
Members of the Chinatown Working Group gather for a press conference in support of the Lower East Side Organized Neighbors (LESON).

Two Bridges Lawsuit Win for Lower East Side Organized Neighbors

Dozens of supporters gathered outside of the New York County Courthouse Wednesday morning ahead of a hearing to halt the construction of four new towers in the Two Bridges area of Manhattan....

Lower Manhattan Private Sector Employment Exceeds Immediate Pre-9/11 Levels

Private-sector employment in Lower Manhattan has swelled to 251,224 private-sector employees, rebounding past immediate pre-9/11 levels and fulfilling the promise to return as a vibrant and essential commercial district for the nation,...

Stringer and Constantinides Propose Bold Efforts Against Climate Change at Waterfront Conference

The specter of Hurricane Sandy hung heavy over the 2019 Waterfront Conference, “Rising Seas, Rising Risks.” The Waterfront Alliance hosted the conference on a boat in Hudson River Park, a reminder of...

Celebrating 25 Years of Taste of Tribeca

In honor of Taste of Tribeca's 25th iteration we chatted with four people involved: Tracy Nieporent, Director of Marketing & Partner of the Myriad Restaurant Group whose restaurant Tribeca Grill has been...