Category Archives: Events and Activities

Scammers at the Farmers’ Market?

Update: June 30, 2011 A more genuine farmer’s market already The farmer’s market at the WFC seems more authentic already, since our first story. Gone are the corn and watermelon in June that were

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Brookfield shuts down the only artery between north and south BPC for two days

July 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tonight and tomorrow, the Lowdown Hudson Blues is taking place this year, once again. It is produced by Brookfield Properties.

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A blonde invasion

June 20, 2014- Tomorrow is the longest day of the year, and the Swedes celebrate the Summer Solstice with a Midsummer’s Night event

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A modern medical wonder finishes second in the U.S. Open golf tournament

June 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD 34-year-old Erik Compton finished tied for second in the United States Open golf tournament. That was a good accomplishment by any standard, but it was also a genuine feat of modern medicine … Continue reading

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Pier 26 kayaks arrive

July 6, 2014- The Pier 26 boathouse finally has the kayaks that have been at Pier 40 for so many years.

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Asphalt Green struggles

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We are hearing that the community programs offered by Asphalt Green,

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Skywriting over Manhattan with Freedom Tower in view

July 12, 2014- The Post reported, “Davis partnered

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Boat rides for kids from North Cove Marina

Project City Kids offers free boat rides from North Cove Marina out to Governor’s Island and the Statue of Liberty, free for kids, $10 for adults.

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Exclusive: The NBA draws creepy stalkers and hookers to BPC

July 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Conrad Hotel is the preferred site now for the visiting NBA teams. They practice in the Asphalt Green gymnasium. Also, the hotel is far enough away from Midtwon to keep the … Continue reading

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Why is Pier 25 “Cash Only”?

June 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I had to go to Pier 25 to meet some people on a boat, and I noticed something. Bob Townley’s Manhattan Youth was getting

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Now that’s entertainment: Queen of the Night performing arts dinner show

January 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Are you bored to tears of Tribeca, and tired of flying to LA for good old fashioned hedonistic fun? Do you miss the glory days of The Box on┬áChrystie Street circa 2005, with … Continue reading

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TriBeCan obstructionists boot out noisy gays this summer

June 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The nationally recognized music groups that played Pier 26 last year for Gay Pride Week were the first taste of culture that Downtown had seen since 2001. Groups such as “Fun”, “The Nationals”, … Continue reading

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Go Fish

Liz Conner interviews the founders of the Go Fish program along the esplanade discuss how the program raises

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The River to River festival: What is it and who is getting rich?

June 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The River to River Festival kicks off June 19th and lasts through the 29th. Some promotional fliers mailed out were nondescript. It was not clear what the event will be about, who the … Continue reading

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Things you can do locally this weekend

June 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer See the Robert de Niro art exhibit: Robert de Niro Jr, the actor, is honoring his father with an exhibition of his father’s art. It opens this weekend at the DC Moore Gallery … Continue reading

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Another year, another ferry boat accident

May 28, 2014- Another ferry boat has had a human-error accident. This time, one ran aground according to The Post.

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Fleet Week

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Sailing classes at Pier 25

To contact the Offshore Sailing Class people, click here.

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New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

July 23, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the July 29th edition of New Yorker Magazine, journalist Nick Paumgarten covered our exclusive story about kayak activists in Midtown forcing the ferry boats docking in Battery Park City to honk … Continue reading

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The first ever live music at Blue Smoke

May 5, 2014- After years of prodding, the owners of Blue Smoke have finally set up a small acoustical live music act. Tonight,

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