“Lost Songs”: The best music I’ve heard in years

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The new Greer middle school at the Seaport

November 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

In February of this year, BatteryPark.TV observed during a CB1 Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: American Giant brand, real cotton, All-American

American GiantNovember 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

In my quest to buy real clothing made of genuine materials, Continue reading

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The BPC ice rink that benefits a real estate conglomerate but not the community

Brookfield ice rink 11-22-2014November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

Years ago, the BPC ice rink was located on the ballfields, was almost the size of a football field, and families from Tribeca and FiDi enjoyed it. Continue reading

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Déjà vu: El Vez is plagued by the same things that hurt the others on the block

hotdog grease wide lowNovember 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

Last week, I was getting some exercise and walking on Vesey Street when I spotted a large family coming from the 9/11 Memorial looking Continue reading

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Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

November 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

We interviewed the founders of the new Continue reading

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A trait of good hospitality

Tracy and Drew NieporentOctober 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

I was Citi-Biking on Hudson Street and saw Drew Nieporent on the sidewalk. I said, “Hey Drew…”. He looked around and said, Continue reading

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Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

Brushstroke Ichimura making no flashSeptember 30, 2014- Brushstroke was awarded two Michelin stars in the new 2015 guide.

July 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

The “Executive Diner’s Club” that we have assembled met this time to see the famed sushi chef Eiji Ichimura at Brushstroke in Tribeca. Continue reading

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The FCC: an agency corrupted to the core and run by a former Verizon lobbyist

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

The national news has recently picked up on the WSJ story about how high powered dangerous cell phone towers Continue reading

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Mayor de Blasio continues to say “Let them eat cake” to anti-helicopter activists

Kyle Kimball, heads up the EDC for New York City

Kyle Kimball, heads up the EDC for New York City

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

To no one’s surprise, Mayor de Blasio is still not going to Continue reading

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Shinola wannabe to open on White Street

Man of the WorldUpdate November 21, 2014- Sadly, rumors of the strip club were false Continue reading

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If you build it, will they really come?

125-Greenwich-StreetSeptember 17, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer

With the imminent foreclosure of the fancy Trump SoHo in the news, Continue reading

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Multiple gourmet grocery stores to open in WTC

Eataly vegeatablesNovember 18, 2014- The Post is reporting that several gourmet Continue reading

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Struggling Hudson Eats resorts to advertising on Tribeca blog that slammed every restaurant

Hudson Eats dining view over marinaNovember 14, 2014- A Tribeca man who walks his dog and blogs about his observations made a point to slam every single restaurant Continue reading

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Brookfield looks to sell Brookfield Place

Brookfield entrance Liberty Street 9-28-2014November 6, 2014- Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY) hosted Continue reading

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Review: El Vez in Battery Park

cropped-El-Vez-outdoor-seating-sunset-6-21-2014-summer-solstice11.jpgAugust 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

No reporter has investigated, tasted, and observed the new El Vez restaurant in Battery Park City more than I have. Continue reading

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Brookfield abandons plan to buy Atlantic City’s Revel Casino

RevelNovember 22, 2014- We previously reported on the plans of Brookfield to sell their partially renovated Brookfield Place 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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Chef Eric Bromberg shows how he makes his legendary Blue Ribbon fried chicken

October 15, 2014- From acclaimed food director Steven Greer comes another instant classic. Continue reading

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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