Category Archives: Child care

Why Children Are Abandoning Baseball

May 20, 2015- The WSJ wrote a rather lengthy rambling story about the decline of Little League.

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Should parents be served alcohol while carrying babies?

May 21, 2014- BatteryPark.TV viewers have posted comments of concern about small children

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Doctor who runs 200 Chambers Urgent Care being investigated by NY Health Department

April 5, 2013- We previously reported on the lack of board certification of Dr. Steve Okhravi: the man who runs the urgent care clinic by The Palm restaurant on 200 Chambers Street. We have since learned that the New York … Continue reading

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When did Monday become “date night” in New York?

May 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Monday nights in New York are a funny spectacle of human mating ritual. I keep forgetting that

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Horse-drawn wagon rides

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Dean of Pace college discusses importance of face to face teaching

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Chinese real estate firm chases families off Chase Plaza

May 12, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “Financial District families were alarmed when they and their children

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

(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.

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Enjoy it while you can because the BPCA is going to pave it over

April 15, 2015- The tarp came off the newly seeded West Thames grass field. Enjoy it while you

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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies,

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The hype surrounding gluten

October 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Did you know that one out of three Americans think

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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Are you really gluten intolerant?

Update August 11, 2014- The minority of diners who think that they are special and have the right to demand a gluten-free restaurant are

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Survey: The new Equinox gym

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

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Tip of the Week: If you smell fire in your building, call 911, not your doorman

April 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BP.TV received reports that a large apartment building in the neighborhood was filled with the

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The Third Street Music School Settlement

April 19, 2015- The Third Street Music School Settlement performed in the Winter

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The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

April 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The NYT has a nice essay explaining why college tuition is out of control. They first detail the

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Tiger Woods’ career ended after he bulked up

April 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Ten years ago, Tiger Woods hit one of the most memorable shots in golf when he chipped

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Did antidepressants cause the Germanwings pilot to commit suicide and mass homicide?

April 2, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD The facts are now becoming known in the Germanwings Flight 9525. The co-pilot, 27-year-old

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Why is Shelly Silver’s crew of elected officials so protective of Downtown Little League?

March 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, all of the local elected officials wrote a letter of concern

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