Shopping & Dining for the Holidays


Lower Manhattan has arrived as one of the most dynamic and successful live-work communities in the world, which means there is no better place to shop and celebrate the 2011 holiday season. With more than 200 store and restaurant openings since 2005, Lower Manhattan has become a premier holiday destination with an impressive assortment of gifts and dining options for all tastes and budgets.

Not sure where to begin? Look no further than the Downtown Alliance’s new Shopping & Dining Guide. This comprehensive guide is your perfect destination for access to more than 1,300 places to shop, dine, and explore, from world-famous luxury retailers to long-time favorites and new mom-and-pop shops.

To get a free guide, please email or download a copy at

“With so many options available in one very walkable square mile, it’s time for everyone to discover this secret: Lower Manhattan is the place to shop and celebrate the holiday season!” says Downtown Alliance President Elizabeth H. Berger.

This year, Lower Manhattan is more exciting than ever, offering an incredible variety of seasonal events to enjoy, gift shopping at traditional and new retailers, and many fun attractions and entertainment venues.

Visit to get the most up-to-date list of all the fabulous things going on in Lower Manhattan.