A Sundance film about the early days of The Who

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Images from opening day of Brookfield Place

J Crew managersMarch 26, 2015- The retail shops opened today, most of them. Continue reading

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Interview with musician Simon Townshend at the City Winery

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Big Chuck to rule the senate soon

SchumerMarch 28, 2015- (As soon as the Republicans self destruct, the Democrats will control the senate Continue reading

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Meet the new boss: Interview with The Who’s Roger Daltrey

In full screen 1080i HD

More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage and young adult years. Now, with the other member of the legendary rock band The Who, Pete Townshend, they have formed the UCLA Daltrey/Townshend cancer center and are planning more in the united states. We had the honor to be granted a rare interview with Mr. Daltrey.

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Review: “Who I Am”: The Pete Townshend autobiography

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December 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

In his 538-page autobiography, “Who I Am”, Pete Townshend details a fascinating life in a book that took more than a decade to write. Continue reading

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Confirmed: Brookfield will not provide the community with a sailing school this year

Dennis Mehiel and Ric ClarkMarch 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD

We did some investigative reporting and snooping, and confirmed that the new North Cove Marina Continue reading

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The original El Vez chef opens shop across the street from El Vez

AmadaMarch 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

Jose Garces is opening his fine dining tapas restaurant called Amada across the street from El Vez Continue reading

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The Soft Spin exhibit in Winter Garden

Soft Spin 3

March 26, 2015- Heather Nicol’s Soft Spin exhibit in Winter Garden. Continue reading

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Mothers trust the Mexican Elvis

El Vez burrito bar stroller customerMarch 28, 2015- Yesterday, I was walking from the Citi Bike rack toward El Vez, on the Irish Continue reading

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Cheap oil threatens Brookfield Property Partners office properties

Ric Clark BrookfieldMarch 27, 2015- Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (Ticker BPY), owner of Brookfield Place, Continue reading

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Review: Upland: Starr’s new Midtown California cuisine

Upland managersMarch 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

I finally ate at Stephen Starr’s new Midtown restaurant Upland. The senior chef is Justin Smillie Continue reading

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Exclusive sneak peak inside the Oculus transportation hub and WTC retail city

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“Oops. You were whacked. I forgot about that.”

March 20, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

I had a fascinating lunch today at El Vez with former Sopranos actor Steve Schirripa who played Continue reading

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $30 a month

Stuyvesant pool level(3,700 real BPC residents have read this story as of March 20, 2015. We inform.)

Update January 17, 2015- I tried out the day pass for the first time. It requires a one-time waiver document and then a $15 fee. Continue reading

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Review: St. George Bar is actually a nice Chinese restaurant

March 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

St. George Bar is actually a nice Chinese restaurant. The owner of the new Holiday Inn next door also owns St George. Continue reading

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I just shook hands with a face transplant patient and did not know it

January 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD

I was in the process of being given a personal tour of the new facilities of the NYU Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery when the doctor interrupted and introduced me to a patient. The adult male was Continue reading

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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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Federal bills aiding charter schools move forward

PS 276 landscape lowMarch 28, 2015- This will not please the pro-teacher’s-union members of CB1, such as Jeff Continue reading

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Review: Le District takes the Poulakakos bar model to a new level

Le District partyMarch 27, 2015- With the opening of most of the Brookfield Place retail shops yesterday, the 33,000-sq-ft Continue reading

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