South Street Seaport Museum receives $500,000 donation

Since Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the eastern seaboard, Lower Manhattan small businesses and civic institutions have needed all the help they can get, especially financial assistance for repairs. Such help came to the  South Street Seaport NYC museum,...

2012 New York City leadership awards hosted by Downtown Alliance

On Thursday, November 29th, the Downtown Alliance hosted the annual Exceptional Leadership Awards breakfast for seven individuals who have “who have helped make life better for residents, workers and visitors in Lower Manhattan.” These New York...

Lower Manhattan Downtown Connection Bus back at half-speed

Like much of everything else in Lower Manhattan the Downtown Connection bus fleet sustained large scale damage from Hurricane Sandy. However, a month after the storm, the handy Lower Manhattan bus system is fighting to get the pep back into its step. The...

Governor Island Demolitions for a much needed face “lift”

Last month, the Trust for Governors Island began demolition of four high rise buildings on Governors Island. This demolition is part of a long term capital spending project by the Trust to improve the island’s public infrastructure and build about 30 new...

Trains Station Madness, Confusion, and Gamble – Subway

  At the train station, the situation is like madness to the eyes, where people serve as actors trying to find the best place and cue for them to take their rides hassle-free and fast. Jan Geiger, 50, a veteran traveller quipped that it is in the hands...

World Trade Center station takes shape downtown

Like many of the projects taken on  by the Port Authority in the past decade, the World Trade Center Subway and Transportation Hub has required more money and time than initially projected. However, as the light at the end of this tunnel becomes more...

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