Category Archives: Featured Residents

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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Tip of the Week: Get your teeth cleaned by Dr. Brecht

August 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I have relied on my dentist sister-in-law for my dental care for a long time, but have been unable to visit her for a while. Then, I thought I had

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Toy train exhibit at North Cove Marina

December 15, 2013- The William Wallace barge has been converted into a really neat thing for the kids, lasting until December 24th.

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Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

November 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We interviewed the founders of the new

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Interview with the CEO of Shinola

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Interview with restaurateur Danny Meyer

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Dean of Pace college discusses importance of face to face teaching

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Interview with ProPublica’s Editor and CEO Paul Steiger

(In full screen 1080i HD) June 15, 2012 By Steven Greer, MD In 2007, after the Wall Street Journal was acquired by News Corp, Paul Steiger, the managing editor of the paper, became the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of ProPublica. As … Continue reading

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Sightings: Leo shoots home video walking around BPC?

September 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was attending the CB1 meeting and ducked out to get some air.

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Soccer mom destroys other half of West Thames grass field

October 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The West Thames grass field was out of service for most of the year as the parks staff fenced it off to re-seed the lawn. Kids playing organized soccer destroyed the grass.

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A day at North Cove Marina condensed into 22-seconds

By Barry Hauptman  

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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

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The 2011 9/11 Memorial Police Bagpipe Parade

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Photo tour of the Pier 26 free kayak center

August 17,2014- By Steven E. Greer Graeme Birchall has been running the free kayaking services at

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Good Samaritan told to stop clearing the weeds

August 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We previously reported on a good Samaritan volunteer, Michael Carthins, working with the Doe Foundation, who took it upon himself

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Pier A plans are “A slap in the face to Italian Americans”

Update: June 25, 2011 The oyster bar wins It appears as if the BPCA is not backing down on its subversive plans to turn Pier A into a for-profit bar (see below). John Fratta, leading opponent to the bar plan … Continue reading

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Awesome dude volunteers to clear weeds in BPC

August 17, 2014- by Steven E. Greer, MD It was my pleasure to interview the mystery man who has been cleaning the weeds along the highway in Battery Park City. Tessa Huxley’s

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The Urban Farm

Warrie Price, President and Founder of the Battery Conservancy, gives Liz Conner a tour of the new Urban Farm growing vegetables

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Exclusive: P.J. Clarke’s wants your help fighting Brookfield

July 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer If you walk by P.J. Clarke’s during the lunch hour, the popular outdoor dining area will be empty. Only after the work shift do they become packed for dinner service.

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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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