Broadsheet given unprecedented access inside residential building to host a political petition-signing

Gateway lady petitioning inside 200 RectorFebruary 13, 2016- The Broadsheet, which is the mouthpiece of the establishment Democrats in Continue reading

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Review: Mr. Robot

Netflix TV screen feetFebruary 13, 2016- by Steven E. Greer

Mr. Robot won some Golden Globes and other awards, so I Netflixed it. It is not bad, but it degrades Continue reading

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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

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Review: Ex Machina

Netflix TV screen feetFebruary 11, 2016- by Steven E. Greer

Ex Machina is a breakout film by a bunch of “nobodies” in Hollywood, which is why it has not Continue reading

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Saturday kid’s cooking classes and workshops at Le District

Le District kids workshops

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Free SoulCycle spin class when you buy a juice at Le District

SoulCycle promotion at le DistrictFebruary 11, 2016

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Local lawyer wins important case against the city

Peter GleasonFebruary 12, 2016- I had dinner with a local lawyer, Peter Gleason (who is also a former New York firefighter and cop), and was amazed to hear about the racism that exists within the FDNY. Continue reading

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Chinese developers might build that Howard Hughes skyscraper in the Seaport after all

80 south street towerFebruary 11, 2016- The celebrations over blocking the hideous pencil-tower on Pier 17, proposed by Continue reading

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Video of the “Epic Blizzard of 2016”

Update January 23, 2016 (11:00 PM)- There are now approximately 16-inches of snow on the ground (see updated video). Continue reading

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

(4,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015)

January 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

The Silverstein real estate Continue reading

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Another deadly crane in Tribeca (WTF?)

struck12n-3-webFebruary 12, 2016- Less than a week after a crane collapsed on Worth, killing a man, The Daily News reports, ” Continue reading

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Images of a crashed crane in the heart of Tribeca

Crashed cran elooking north on west broadwayFebruary 5, 2016- This is as close as we could get to the crane that collapsed on Worth Street. Continue reading

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Moving toward a subscription model

guy in snow at nightFebruary 12, 2016- by Steven E. Greer

Folks,

The advertising model for online media is a terrible one. Continue reading

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Amada to open in March-ish

Amada inside 2-5-2016February 10, 2016- We have heard that Amada has hired the staff. This means they will open in a few months. Continue reading

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Review: Shake Shack’s chicken sandwich is great

Chickn Shack Shake ShackUpdate January 29, 2016- I noticed that they use hormone-free, antibiotic-free, free-range chickens. Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas docked in New Jersey

Anthem of the SeasFebruary 11, 2016- The Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas is making news because it went Continue reading

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The time I hosted a fundraiser with President Trump

Giuliani fundraiser with TrumpFebruary 10, 2016- I had forgotten all about this. Note the list of Vice Chairs.

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Neighbors warned Catherine McVay Hughes and her CB1 of swaying Tribeca crane hours before fatal collapse

Catherine-McVay-Hughes-ignoring-usUpdate February 11, 2016- The CB1 met last night and discussed crane safety and the numerous Continue reading

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BatteryPark.TV helps create 1,180 new rent-stabilized apartments

70 Battery PlaceDecember 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer

BatteryPark.TV was the first news source Downtown to report on how many of the so-called Continue reading

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BatteryPark.TV endorses Bernie Sanders

Bernie SandersUpdate February 9, 2016- Bernie defeated Hillary in New Hampshire, Continue reading

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