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The Strand’s Struggle Against Landmark Labeling

For nearly 100 years, Strand has been the most beloved independent bookstore in NYC. Boasting "18 miles of books," it has weathered economic shifts, the rise of e-books, and competition from Amazon. It has...
RX for Your Health

Dr. Narayan talks Trauma, and Acute Care Surgery

The trauma center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has been designated a Level I adult and a Level II pediatric trauma center by the American College of Surgeons for our ability to provide the...
Tennis Magazine Captures Brookfield Open

BROOKFIELD PLACE TENNIS OPEN Saturday August 25th

Summer is not over just yet! Get your whites on and come downtown to the 3rd annual Brookfield Place Tennis Open. Can't get out to the open, no problem Brookfield Place has something for everyone....
GRAND ENTRYWAY REVIVAL

Equitable Building Returns to its Original Grandeur

With the continued renaissance right here in the birthplace of New York, Downtown just keeps getting better!Just this month, the Downtown Alliance reported, Lower Manhattan recorded its strongest quarter of commercial leasing activity in seven...
Diane Guerrero's book My Family Divided.

OITNB Star Diane Guerrero Comes to The Strand to Launch Her New Book

Orange is the New Black’s star Diane Guerrero stopped by the Strand Bookstore to launch her new book My Family Divided: One Girl’s Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope.The event was hosted on The...
Civil servants, pictured (l to r): Jane Bedell, Sandy Bryant Townsend, Annette Whyte, Jocelyn C. Perez, Edward Toth, and David Piersante.

Civil Servants Honored with the “Nobel Prize of City Government”

Downtown Manhattan is the seat of New York City Government. City Hall and a number of city agencies are located south of Chambers Street. There are now nearly 294,000 full-time city employees—more civil servants than...