Posts Tagged ‘Downtown Manhattan’

NYPD’s Night Out Against Crime Enormously Underwhelming, Placates People with Free Things

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Blog, NY Press Exclusive, Opinion and Column, Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

The NYPD’s Night Out Against Crime in Union Square last night promised a “neighborhood block party,” but a party, it failed to deliver. The annual event, celebrated by police precincts nationwide to “strengthen neighborhood spirit and heighten drug and crime prevention awareness,” was entirely overwhelmed by ordinary Union Square traffic, and no one—the NYPD least [&hellip
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Lights On…In Lower Manhattan

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Business

In a new recurring feature, we have partnered with the Downtown Alliance to present Kelly Rush’s “Lights On . . . In Lower Manhattan” blog in print. Rush keeps her finger on the pulse of the business scene at the southern tip of Manhattan—you can follow her at Now that it’s January and we’ve [&hellip
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An Inside Look at The Haunted Houses of Downtown Manhattan

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Breaking News

Fierce red queens. Apocalyptic 3-D zombies. Hansel and Gretel’s vengeance. This year, Downtown Manhattan has three haunted houses to choose from, each with its own distinct way of evoking fear. Here’s how each one is best at making your heart race. By Leonora Desar BEST BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE Steampunk Haunted House “Have I stepped into a [&hellip
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