It may be getting dark early but the neighborhood is still lit more colorfully than ever! Take a walk by the Stock Exchange on your walk home tonight to enjoy the beautifully festive lights.
Ring in the holiday season with the Fidi Association tomorrow night at the downtown tree lighting! Stop by Léman Manhattan’s ballroom before the lighting of the Christmas tree on Wall Street – the city’s second largest tree – and enjoy warm drinks, snacks and fun-filled activities for parents and kids. Following the festivities and tree lighting, head to the W New York – Downtown Hotel (123...
Stone Street, the neighborhood restaurant hub, fared the storm extremely well and is open for business! Make sure to stop by your favorites such as Smorgas Chef, Stone Street Tavern and The Growler Bites and Brews for lunch or dinner this week!
Featured Unit: 1913
Relax on your own private terrace in this beautiful 817 sq ft, 2 room studio at 20 Pine. The Armani/CASA designed living space of this gracious studio loft has been serenely finished featuring a large entryway, beautifully built in closets, an open floor plan, large windows, high ceilings, and ebony stained wood floors. The kitchen has been thoughtfully equipped with cabinetry concealed Miele,...
Keeping FiDi Clean
In an effort to keep Lower Manhattan clean, Downtown Alliance has partnered with BigBelly Solar Stations to place high-tech trash bins around highly-trafficked pedestrian intersections. The new innovation provides on-site trash compactions driven by solar power which holds up to 5 times more trash and electronically alerts sanitation units when it becomes full. http://ow.ly/eud7M
20 Pine Amenities
Don’t lose your swing as the colder weather approaches! Enjoy The Collection Club’s Golf Simulation Room which has ultra-realistic simulation so you can enjoy a round at St. Andrews or Pebble Beach right at 20 Pine!
20 Pine Amenities
Start off your week right with a workout at 20 Pine’s Club Collection Gym! The gym has a variety of cardio equipment, weights, and a yoga studio.
20 Pine Amenities
If you’re looking for a way to relax, why not take advantage of 20 Pine’s amenities and shoot a game of billiards!
'Afternoon of Health' Open House
On Thursday August 16th, 20 Pine collaborated with Complete Body & Spa, Organic Avenue, Keri Glassman, A Nutritious Life and Lululemon Athletica to hold an ‘Afternoon of Health’ themed open house! Guests were invited to tour apartment 2406, the newly furnished Armani Casa two bedroom model. Complete Body & Spa gave chair massages while Organic Avenue sampled their famous cleanse juices...
Featured Unit: 2406
This spacious 2 bed/2 bath 1,807 sq ft residence features 10-foot Beamed Ceilings with over sized windows designed to offer optimum light and an open view of the NY Stock Exchange. The building boast the finest amenities including a fitness center, 60 ft lap pool, sauna and steam room, billiard room, golf simulator, 25th floor outdoor terrace and an indoor library room! For more information on...
Lovely Lower Manhattan
The World Financial Center shared this great picture taken by (c) gaylealstrom! http://ow.ly/cIOBs
Summer Evening Cruise
Want to see New York in a different light? Thanks to extended ferry service, you can now see the Statue of Liberty on a Summer Evening Cruise every Thursday! Bring your picnic dinner and enjoy a quiet evening looking at the NYC sunset!
20 Pine Amenities
Read about all the amazing amenities 20 Pine offers!
20 Pine Open House
On the evening of May 29th, 20 Pine in collaboration with Complete Body held an open house cocktail soiree for over 50 guests. Cocktails, a whiskey tasting, and a light dinner were served on the 1,000 sq ft terrace in residence 1909. Guests were also invited to view apartment 2406, the newly furnished Armani Casa two bedroom model apartment , featuring works by 20 Pine resident and celebrity...
View of lower Manhattan from Governors Island!
Great view of the Waterfront at the Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club!
After hearing great things about The Growler Bites and Brews, we just had to check it out for ourselves. Though we pretty much love anything that is on Stone Street, there was something different about this place that was drawing us in. Along with their extensive beer selection and perfectly aged spirits, their brunch menu is pretty incredible. Their ‘Hair of the Dog Brunch’ offers an...
Featured Unit - 1909
This spacious 2 bed/2 bath 1,444 sq ft residence features high beamed ceilings and ebonized maple hardwood floors. The kitchen boasts the best appliances all concealed behind custom cabinetry, while the spa-like bathroom includes pristine stone, tranquil recessed rain shower and a soothing dark wood encased soaking tub. If that’s not enough to help get you relaxed, step out on your 1,126 sq ft...
Complete Body and Spa
20 Pine St. New York, NY 10005 New Year’s resolutions require hard work and steady determination. Sometimes this means dragging yourself out of bed for an early morning run or steering clear of the junk food aisle at the grocery store. Of course, it’s easier to achieve the right frame of mind if an international wellness company is located in the basement of your own building. The Collection Club...
Is FiDi the New Park Slope?
In a neighborhood once know best for corporate go-getters and young bachelors, the dynamics have shifted drastically in the last few years. With birth rates and daycares alike on the rise, combined with reasonable rent and more spacious apartments, this neighborhood is quickly becoming the go-to place for families. ...
Beer Bars in New York
One of our local bars has made Time Out New York’s list of the ‘Best New Beer Bars’. The Growler Bites & Brews is a dog-themed bar featuring American craft beers that can be drank in-house or to-go. Boasting light and dark house brews, as well as snappy hot dogs from Brooklyn’s Mile End and the smoky Irish Terrier, The Growler sets the stage to being one of Lower Manhattan’s...
Ticker Tape Parade already taking over Lower...
The excitement in Lower Manhattan right now is amazing. The streets are lined in blue in anticipation for Eli and company to pass by in the Ticker Tape Parade that will starting making its way up Broadway through the Canyon of Heroes in a little over an hour! Even for those who aren’t Giants fans, it’s hard not to get caught up in this celebration. Photo: NYTimes.com
A Pastry Lover’s Dream Come True
Macaroons, Tarts and Éclairs – Oh My! Mad about macaroons? We are, and we particularly love François Payard Bakery’s (FPB), which we guarantee will have you licking your fingers before you get out the door. A third generation French pastry chef and cookbook author, François Payard dreamed of opening a restaurant even as a teenager. After a successful 12-year run, his first eatery,...
FiDi Welcomes 121 Fulton Street to the...
New to the neighborhood, 121 Fulton Street made its Financial District debut in the fall of 2011. Recognized as the area’s first gastropub, 121 Fulton is equal parts sports bar, upscale lounge and steak house – a modern eatery with a nod to the past. “We wanted to do something here that really reflected the history of the downtown Manhattan area and the hustle and bustle of the turn...
Floral Shops of the Financial District
John Street Florist and Flowers of the World are two neighborhood shops that you might say are, well, firmly planted here in the ever-changing Financial District. Originally opened by father-nephew duo Dimetrius Boutis and Chris Tsatsaris more than 30 years ago, John Street Florist has become a beloved landmark on Wall Street. The business has since been passed down to Boutis’ son John, who, with...
The Emergence of a More Livable Lower Manhattan
Who Wouldn’t Want to Occupy It? Never mind the construction, the human megaphones, and the tourists: A more livable lower Manhattan is emerging. The world’s eyeballs were glued to Lower Manhattan twice in 2011, first with the unveiling of the World Trade Center Memorial and then with Occupy Wall Street. Outside of New York, the area’s Q rating has never been higher. Inside, the story’s the same,...
Danny Meyer's opens North End Grill in Battery...
We know where we are going to lunch this week… Danny Meyer’s newest restaurant, North End Grill, is now open and bringing Battery Park City a menu that showcases a section entirely devoted to, what else, the egg! The menu also lists over 100 varieties of Scotch, stunning views and Top Chef Master alumni Chef Floyd Cardoz. Sounds perfect to us! [image 1,...
Neighborhood Pick - Delmonico's Restaurant
What better way to escape the hustle and bustle of New York than going back in time more than a hundred years? Indeed, go back to an age when your iPhone wasn’t always buzzing with phone calls and text messages and you did not turn to Facebook to see what your friends were up to. The journey there may be easier than you think. Simply take a step into Delmonico’s, the famed fine-dining...
Recycle your trees, recycle your unwanted goods
The Alliance for Downtown New York will host a MulchFest and Electronic Waste Recycling Event to help New Yorkers avoid a post-holiday headache by collecting holiday trees and unwanted electronic goods on Saturday, January 7, 2012. The event – run in conjunction with the New York City Departments of Parks and Recreation and Sanitation and the Lower East Side Ecology Center - will take place at...
NYTimes: Why Building Blogs Are District Boosters
When Lori Ordover was hired to market a condominium building at 20 Pine Street in the Financial District, she immediately set up a blog about the neighborhood. Sure, she’s eager to point out the Armani/Casa interiors, the 60-foot-long limestone pool and the Turkish steam bath at 20 Pine. But in her opinion the mammoth nearby 24-hour Duane Reade that sells sushi and salon haircuts is a selling...
Downtown Decadence, Dessert-Style
Black Bottom Cheesecake Cupcake. Now Do We Have Your Attention? Who needs professional training? Crumbs co-owner Mia Bauer has had a lifelong passion for baking, constantly creating new recipes and flavors and taste-testing in the kitchen. Of course, what she calls a “ferocious sweet tooth” comes in handy too! Crumbs now has more than 35 locations across the country, including right...
FiDi 'Light the Night'
Following tomorrow’s NYSE’s tree lighting at 4pm, businesses around the neighborhood will be hosting events & specials for “Light the Night” in the Financial District! California Wine Merchants, Bobby Van’s Steakhouse and Grill - Broad St., Downtown Cellars, La Maison du Chocolat and Tiffany & Co. are just a few of the amazing participants this year. ...
Downtown Milestones: The Evolution of NY's...
A BIG thank you to everyone who came out to Tuesday night’s event, especially Stephanie Jennings (Alliance for Downtown New York), Julie Shapiro (DNA.info) and Joyce Gold. It was a pleasure hosting everyone! Caleb Hartzler, Lori Ordover, Stephanie Jennings, Joyce Gold, Julie Shapiro, Deborah DeMaria John Davies Delmar and Manuel Vargas ...
The Evolution of New York’s Financial District
A select group of downtown’s leading community specialists will convene for a panel discussion on the transformation of New York’s historic Financial District (FiDi). The event will address the influences that have shaped the neighborhood today as well as what to expect for the FiDi of tomorrow. Hosted by the luxury condo 20 Pine The Collection, the event includes panelists Stephanie Jennings,...
Neighborhood Pick - Fetch Club
During the holiday travel, many of us find ourselves scrambling to make sure our canine friends are properly taken care of. Luckily, the Lower Manhattan neighborhood has a hidden gem, the 13,000 square foot state-of-the-art Fetch Club! This private member’s club & hotel caters to a dog’s every need – a nice Cut + Style, Long Walk, Aromatherapy treatment or maybe even a Personal...
ING New York City Marathon
Good luck to anyone who is participating in this weekend’s ING New York City Marathon, you inspire us year after year. We look forward to cheering you on! If you are looking for the best spots in the boroughs to watch, Metro put together this list of the locations closest to you, and how to get there!
Tui Lifestyle Suites at 20 Pine The Collection
An inside look at the luxurious Tui Lifestyle Suites here at 20 Pine The Collection!
George's Deli - A Classic Reborn
Mainstay of American Fare Is Transformed in the Wake of 9/11 Rector Street Food Enterprises, a.k.a. George’s, has served downtown residents and restaurant-goers for more than 60 years. Located at the corner of Greenwich and Rector, this three-story eatery with an exposed brick exterior seems somehow at home in the shadow of its towering glass and steel counterparts. Marked by a continuous stream...
Downtown and Down to Earth
The Friendly, Courteous Connoisseur Just Around the Corner Sure, Downtown Cellars (formerly The Greene Grape Downtown) has about 240 different bottles of wine from all over Europe, South America, Australia, South Africa and other far-flung and close-to-home wine-growing regions. They stock a wide variety for any occasion or mood, but it’s the staff that really sets this boutique wine shop apart....
On our radar: Francois Payard Bakery
FPB Battery Park City is opening this Friday, bringing will be offering lunchtime items in addition to French pastries, breakfast items and breads! This is French pastry master Francois Payard’s second location of his Francois Payard Bakery, bringing the same atmosphere to BPC as admired in his West Houston Street location.
In the News
New York Family (accompanying article, here) The New York Times Homes
Sushi and Massage While You Wait
Paul Tiberio is Senior Vice President of Duane Reade, which opened one of its newest 24-hour locations on Wall Street just last month. An impressive 22,000 square feet, it also happens to be the single largest of all their New York City stores, said Tiberio, a testament to the Financial District’s explosive growth in recent years and a real vote of confidence in the neighborhood. The...
EAT: WORLD FINANCIAL CENTER RESTAURANT SHOWCASE
EAT: World Financial Center Restaurant Showcase is back tomorrow night, with nearly 20 restaurants kicking off the fall season by serving up seasonal dishes and unveiling brand new menu items, including Smoked Wings with Palm Sugar Glaze from Fatty Snack and a new Salmon Burger from Quality Burger! Visitors will be treated to selections from a mélange of different cuisines, among them...
On our radar: Adopt-A-Geranium
Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM Organizer: The Downtown Alliance Address: Whitehall Street The Downtown Alliance is giving away 4,000 geraniums at part of its “Green Around Downtown” program. Come volunteer, or just get a plotted plant to bring back to your office or home. Rain or Shine! Co-sponsored by Con Edison, the New York City Department of Parks and...