Author Archives: Editor

Review: the new El Vez brunch

February 28, 2015- The new El Vez brunch is outstanding, and they did not pay me to write

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BPC resident Leonardo DiCaprio rents out his apartment for $25K a month

February 28, 2015- The Post reports, “Leonardo DiCaprio has been renting out his apartment in the Green

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Altaneve On Ice: Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, Battery Park City and BPCA, Events and Activities | 1 Comment

Review: Belle Reve Tribeca: CBGB without the hard drugs

(2,000 people have read this review as of February 27, 2015) February 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I hope that every person in the restaurant business reads this because it exemplifies why hospitality

Posted in American, Bar, Lounge, Music Bands, Nightlife, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

The Netflix Late Reviewer: BBC’s TV series “Sherlock”

Update February 28, 2015- The second season is even better.

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Told you so. People are selling and leaving Downtown before the bubble bursts.

February 28, 2015- I have been Dr. Doom predicting that the real estate market will deflate this year

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, -- Neighborhoods | 2 Comments

Tip of the Week: Do you really need a PR firm?

February 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As many members of the press can attest to, most PR firms seem to be run by poorly-paid people

Posted in -- In the News, Film Theater and TV, Op-Ed, Restaurants, Shops and markets, Tip of the Week, Wall Street | Leave a comment

Why is Blue Smoke in such decline? The owners have been doing this.

February 26, 2015- With Blue Smoke receiving one star from the New York Times Pete Wells,

Posted in Bar, Lounge, Reviews | 2 Comments

Tip of the Week: Close your Uber account and have the history purged

February 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The big downside to using Uber for taxi service is that they track every move you make, and

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

January 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.

Posted in Austrian, French, Restaurants, Reviews, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

Review: Equinox gym in Brookfield Place

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Equinox Gym in Brookfield Place has finally opened and is attracting the expected crowd

Posted in - Brookfield Place, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Child care, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Nail & Spa, Op-Ed, Reviews, Sports and fitness | Leave a comment

Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Film Theater and TV, Groceries, Italian | 1 Comment

Those bankers are not as rich as you think

February 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was recently explaining to a restaurant manager why his business was spiking, and that it was because

Posted in Wall Street | 1 Comment

How to fight billionaire LeFrak without a lawyer and win

Update February 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last year, BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported on the legal victories by one small pro se tenant

Posted in - City government, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Lawyers, Op-Ed, Tip of the Week, Wall Street | Leave a comment

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,

Posted in - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA | 1 Comment

Review: The new El Vez cheeseburger is the best one Downtown

November 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Without consulting me first, El Vez expanded

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A 21st Century Titanic waiting to happen on the Hudson

February 25, 2015- The East River ferry boats have been stopped due to the ice. However,

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, Lawyers, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Op-Ed, Seaport | Leave a comment

Wanted: Applicants to fill Sheldon Silver’s seat in Albany

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV is looking for good applicants to fill Sheldon Silver’s seat when he comes up for re-election next year.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA | Leave a comment

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

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Lawyers, Op-Ed | 1 Comment

Survey: The new Equinox gym

February 24, 2015- Equinox gym has been open for about a week.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Juicing, Sports and fitness | 5 Comments