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Fried crickets as a delicacy for Day of the Dead

October 31, 2014- El Vez has set up a very authentic table that people

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Despite promises otherwise, party boats plan to dock at Pier-A

October 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Throughout the Pier-A liquor license saga that

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Lawyers, Parks, Sailing/Yachting | Leave a comment

Poulakakos to give update on Pier-A visitor center, but not the restaurant

October 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The agenda for Monday’s CB1 meeting is posted,

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Parks | Leave a comment

Is a real performing arts company coming to Battery Park?!

October 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer One of the hidden agendas of BatteryPark.TV has been to recruit performing arts to Downtown. Right now, all of the cool stuff,

Posted in Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Music Bands, Outdoor events, Parks, Performing arts | 1 Comment

Exclusive: Condé Nast staff move into One WTC this weekend

October 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We have learned that the anchor tenant of the

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

Downtown Dance Festival: Day 2

August 18, 2014- The second day of the Downtown Dance Festival featured

Posted in Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Events and Activities, Outdoor events, Parks, Performing arts, Photography, Sailing/Yachting, Wall Street | 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

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

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, TriBeCa, Wall Street, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

Interview with Bâtard’s acclaimed chef, Markus Glocker

October 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD It was a great pleasure to meet the Michelin-starred

Posted in Austrian, Cooking tips, French, Restaurants, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Bar CYRK opens

October 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I randomly decided to go to Bar CYRK on the night which happened to be its grand opening.

Posted in Bar, Lounge, Reviews, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

Local blogger is befuddled as to why Pier-A is not yet opened

October 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer At the BPCA board meeting last month, and the CB1 meeting this month,

Posted in - Community Board 1, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Restaurants | Leave a comment

Praise the Lord! Crinkle fries return to Shake Shack today!

Update October 30, 2014- They are now being served.

Posted in American, Battery Park City and BPCA, Hamburgers, fries, Reviews | 6 Comments

BPCA Charmian and CEO Dennis Mehiel puts his $35 Million NYC mansion up for sale

October 30, 2014- The WSJ reports that Dennis Mehiel

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Cuomo’s book sells only 535 copies

October 30, 2014- Governor Cuomo’s ghost-written book meant to give him free PR-time  on the TV stations and the perfunctory

Posted in - State Government, -- In the News | Leave a comment

Would a Governor Astorino change the BPCA?

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

Gateway installs concrete barriers to prevent taxi U-turns in driveway

October 30, 2014- The blogging snarkist might say,

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, Livery town car drivers | Leave a comment

What you need to know about ISIS

October 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I saw the most recent episode of the PBS show Frontline that explained how ISIS rose to power.

Posted in - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - State Government, -- In the News, Crime, Guns | 2 Comments

This Tuesday, write in candidate Greer “Because he’s not Sheldon Silver”

October 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD This election Tuesday, send a strong message to the locally elected frauds, cheats, and crooks of New York politics.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - State Government | 24 Comments

Exclusive: NY State Civil Rights department investigates the BPCA

May 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Battery Park City Authority (BPCA), led by Chairman and

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BPCA blames Poulakakos for Pier-A delays

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Back on March 4th, it seemed so brilliantly machiavellian. The Poulakakos restaurant team was poised to pull off the impossible. They seemingly

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Lawyers, Nightlife, Restaurants | 1 Comment