Trump goes bankrupt again. This time in Manhattan.

Trump SoHoSeptember 16, 2014- The WSJ reports that the Trump SoHo Continue reading

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Video tour of Ferrari convention on Battery Park City streets

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Grass field 2 April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, the Rector Street Bridge has become invisible to people. Continue reading

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What I really eat most of the time

Chicken breast after hammeringSeptember 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

People often ask me how I avoid becoming obese given all of the decadent dishes I try out and post as stories. In reality, I mostly eat pretty healthily. Continue reading

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Ample demand for better grocery stores downtown

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMay 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

I bought 15 items at Whole Foods today, at 3:00 PM, which is the only time I venture out, in order to avoid crowds. Son of a gun, every single cashier line was backed up ten-deep. Continue reading

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Miami Beach, Dubai, are also “landfills” like BPC

palm-jumeirahJune 29, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD

The biggest misconception about Battery Park City Continue reading

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Slash played in NYC last night

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The North End grill chicken Caesar salad

North End Grill Ceasers salad chicken lowSeptember 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

I started lunch with the chicken Caesar salad Continue reading

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Astorino, “US Attorney should tell voters before Election Day whether Gov. Cuomo committed a crime”

Rob AstorinoSeptember 13, 2014- The Post reports, “US Attorney Preet Bharara should tell voters before Election Day whether Gov. Cuomo or his aides committed a crime Continue reading

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Review: The new Denny’s by City Hall brings life to a no-man’s land

Dennys barAugust 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

The controversial new Denny’s opened today Continue reading

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Once again, I was nearly road kill

Range Rover parkedApril 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

Once again, I was nearly turned into road kill today. Sadly for my enemies, I survived.

I was walking northward on South End Avenue, east side of the street, crossing Rector Place. Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor: The Rector Street Bridge should come down, and don’t build another one!

Rector STreet bridge from east sideApril 13, 2014- By Gerald Hanweck

Dear Editor,

Right on! And don’t build the new one, either. It’s a waste of money. Continue reading

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Celebrities at the Cantor Fitzgerald 9/11 fundraiser

Tony Sirico Sopranos

September 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

The trading firm Cantor Fitzgerald was headquartered at Continue reading

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We support raising the minimum wage

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Told you so. Shake Shack to be valued at a billion plus.

Double burger Shake Shack(5,000 people had read this post as of September 16, 2014)

Update September 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

More than a year ago, I wrote the article below that derived a valuation for Shake Shack to be in the billions. This was before there were any plans to Continue reading

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The scoop on Kutsher’s, sort of

Wilzin and Bratton croppedUpdate September 2, 2014- There are a lot of rumors flying around about Kutsher’s. I know the details but cannot divulge them yet. Suffice it to Continue reading

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The celebrity sunflowers of Downtown

Me and sunflower looking up 8-25-2014 lowAugust 25, 2014- Several community gardeners in Battery Park, at Albany Street and the West Side Highway, have grown extraordinary tall sunflowers this year. Continue reading

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Interview with Dexcom’s CEO Terry Gregg

August 11, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

In Part 1 of our interview with the CEO of Dexcom (Ticker DXCM), Terry Gregg, we review the business model and products. Mr. Gregg explains how continuous glucose monitoring is safer than finger-stock monitoring.

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Gristedes south is being gutted and renovated

Gristedes freezers removedSeptember, 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

After years of complaints about faulty freezers allowing food to thaw, Continue reading

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BPCA staff get VIP parking

BPCA VIP parkingSeptember 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

We previously reported on the high salaries Continue reading

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