Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

January 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

The Silverstein real estate Continue reading

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El Vez has some sophisticated genuine Mexican entrees

Mole El VezJanuary 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

I have wanted to try the “Holy Mole” at El Vez for many months, but I have opted instead for other Continue reading

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A tour of Distilled in Tribeca

Hamburger DistilledJanuary 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

I was invited to stop by the 18-month-old Distilled in Tribeca. This is the first restaurant for the young duo of Nick Iovacchini and Continue reading

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Danny Meyer made $400 Million today on Shake Shack (SHAK) IPO

Shake Shack crinkle fires returnUpdated January 30, 2015- Told you so. I wrote yesterday for the public record that Shake Shack (SHAK) shares were Continue reading

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Op-Ed: Most members of Manhattan Community Board 1 need to be replaced

January 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

After the arrest by the DOJ of State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, the true extent of his invasive tentacles Continue reading

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Review: Bâtard (I finally ate there as a regular guest)

Chicken schnitzel at Batard top viewJanuary 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

Tonight, by a strange twist of fate, I finally did it. I ate at the now-world-famous Bâtard in Tribeca. Continue reading

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us Continue reading

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It’s not just the Democrats who are corrupt in New York

Update January 30, 2015- The U.S. Attorney who brought down Democrat Sheldon Silver is now looking into the Continue reading

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The NY Times reviews Blue Smoke and North End Grill

Blue Smoke mess grilled cheese egg pulled porkJanuary 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

BatteryPark.TV recently wrote our review of not only North End Grill and Blue Smoke, but of the entire Continue reading

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BPC to get a 2-Michelin-star chef at Jose Garces’ Amada

Justin-BogleJanuary 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

Finally, BatteryPark.TV might have something to praise in the restaurant world other than Batard and El Vez. Continue reading

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Is Danny Meyer on his third strike in BPC?

January 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD

We recently learned that the influential food critic for The New York Times, Pete Wells, visited Danny Meyer’s North End Grill at Continue reading

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Head of NYC Consumer Affairs opposes Pier A

April 24, 2014- The newly appointed head of the city’s Consumer Affairs Department, Julie Menin, discusses her opposition to making Pier A a private restaurant. Continue reading

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What is the valuation of Shake Shack (SHAK)?

Double burger Shake Shack(10,000 people had read this post as of January 27, 2015)

Updated January 30, 2015- Told you so. I wrote yesterday for the public record (see below) that Shake Shack (SHAK) shares Continue reading

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman, Continue reading

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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Op-Ed: Three vacant BPCA board seats must be filled by actual BPC residents immediately

January 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD

The MarinaGate saga that ended yesterday in the eviction of Mike Fortnebaugh, 20-year operator of Continue reading

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Hollywood is on life support

Update January 28, 2015- Variety has an article called “Broken Hollywood” interviewing dozens of executives about the Continue reading

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Review: Inatteso pizza is the best in the hood

Inatteso close lowDecember 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

The next stop for the BatteryPark.TV tour of Downtown pizza is Inatteso in South BPC. They have round and square pizzas. I ordered Continue reading

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The ferry boat horn blowing noise nuisance coming to Pier-A

Circleline by Pier AJanuary 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

Last month, the CB1 entertained the thought of allowing the company “Manhattan by Sail”, operated by Continue reading

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Ignore the news. Watch the NASA satellite for the best storm status updates.

January 26, 2015- For the best estimates of any storm track, ignore the news and watch Continue reading

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