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April 16, 2014- Since 2008, when the financial crash put the Tribeca Film Festival on life support, the annual media blitz that
April 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We previously commented on the new form of gentrification involving the merely wealthy being evicted by the ultra-wealthy in Battery Park City. The 22 River Terrace condo conversion, and others nearby, are driving … Continue reading
April 16, 2014- Just as we correctly predicted many times that the biotech bubble would deflate as soon as the Fed hinted at raising interest rates, we also called out high New York City apartment prices as a bubble. Now, … Continue reading
April 15, 2014- In what might be a hint of things to come when the Pier A event space opens, the entire length of Battery Place was jammed full of tour buses. The Ritz-Carlton did not know why they were … Continue reading
April 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We had the pleasure of visiting the City Winery on Varick Street to watch Simon Townshend play (the brother of The Who’s Pete Townshend). The layout is ideal for a civilized evening of … Continue reading
March 22, 2014- Master chocolatier and artist, Håkan Mårtensson of FIKA Tribeca, is preparing some special treats for Easter. Among them are Game of Thrones dragon eggs!
April 9, 2014- El Vez folks preparing for opening in a few weeks (assuming no city holdups with permits) gave us a nice tour. We then asked for a photo. You can see the main bar, above. Outdoors, the
February 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Back in 2011, When David Bouley first opened his latest Japanese restaurant called Brushstroke, in the same location as his unsuccessful Secession (a victim of the global financial collapse), I was skeptical but … Continue reading
April 15, 2014- The Post reports on the evictions taking place at 22 River Terrace, “Since tenants received a “red herring” in January, Centurion has refused to renew leases and has exercised an option to cancel others.
April 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The BPC subcommittee of the CB1 discussed tonight the issue of the renters at 22 River Terrace who are being evicted by the new owners of the building as they convert to condos. … Continue reading
April 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I previously extolled the virtues of online optical stores that have broken the mold of the old eyeglass cartel, and sell high quality prescription glasses for as little as $35. I explained … Continue reading
April 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The list of new CB1 appointees was released to BatteryPark.TV by the Manhattan Borough President’s office (see chart at bottom). There were few changes amongst the old guard, but a very significant … Continue reading
April 13, 2014- By Delia von Neuschatz To: The New York State Liquor Authority Dear (name redacted) : I am a Battery Park City homeowner and resident writing to express my deep concern over the granting of a 7:00 AM … Continue reading
April 4, 2014- By Thomas Keller With the conclusion of the OATH Tribunal, where the Judge overturned 25* violation points, we are now in a position to describe in detail the findings of both the original inspection and the Tribunal.
April 13, 2014- By Gerald Hanweck Dear Editor, Right on! And don’t build the new one, either. It’s a waste of money.
April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was walking by the stalled Pier 26 restaurant project and saw a Chelsea couple pondering what it was all about. I told them
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, … Continue reading
April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer For whatever reason, New York City has a dearth of good ice cream stores. The only one I have been able to find is “Sundaes and Cones” in the Village by NYU (on … Continue reading
April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Umami Burger will be opening soon in Brookfield Place. I went up to their Greenwich Village location to try it out. I walked away feeling as if I was ripped off by a … Continue reading
This was a really ugly cat I saw staring down at me from a brownstone on 10th Street.
April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer For those who thought that Sandra Bullock’s 2010 Oscar for The Blind Side was undeserving (like me), they might also be hesitant to buy into the hype that surrounded Gravity before the 2014 … Continue reading
April 13, 2014- The Post reports on a very concerning trend used by the Department of Education bosses in New York City. They are having critics of their schools jailed by reporting “harassment” charges. Those charges are actually just harmless … Continue reading
April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was in the Meatpacking District doing an errand and decided to try out the new Bubby’s restaurant across from the High-Line on Washington Street. My expectations were low based on my experience … Continue reading
Update April 9, 2014- This unit sold for $2.96 Million. March 12, 2014- Crain’s reports, “A condominium at the Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park will be hitting the auction block next month, marking one of the few times a luxury … Continue reading
March 27, 2014- Mayor de Blasio’s administration has a special office to combat domestic violence. Kirsten DeFur, MPH, discussion the functions of the office at the monthly First Precinct meeting.
March 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Pew research people have a book out, “The Next America: Boomers, Millennials”, and it has me thinking. I never really thought about it, but labeling the demise of a society as … Continue reading
February 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We were honored to meet and interview Tribeca’s baker, Madeline Lanciani, the owner of Duane Park Patisserie. She has been baking for more than 30 years, from her small bakery on quaint Duane … Continue reading
March 21, 2014- The NYT is reporting that Time inc, now located in the Time Warner building at Columbus Circle, is looking to relocate t Brookfield Place, in the second building.
April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer This afternoon, a local couple (man, woman) who live on Rector Place approached NYPD officers dealing with a traffic matter to inform them of crime they had observed. According to the woman, she … Continue reading
April 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.
April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In walked to the Meatpacking District today using the esplanade in the Hudson River Park. In the north and southbound trip, there was not a single PEP officer seen south of Pier 40.
April 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer On March 4th, when the Poulakakos restaurant group presented to the CB1 for approval of a resolution in favor of their 4:00 AM liquor license at Pier A, Peter Poulakakos proudly stated that … Continue reading
Bill Clinton speaks about his repeal of Glass-Steagall that caused the financial collapse.
April 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously posted an essay critical of the lack of leadership within the Asphalt Green community centers. The CEO, 75-year-old Carol Tweedy, was silent throughout the two-year struggle to open the Battery … Continue reading
April 11, 2014- In a very important move, BPC’s best restaurant, the North End Grill, has announced that Chef Floyd Cardoz is leaving. He might