Category Archives: Financial District

Review: St. George Bar is actually a nice Chinese restaurant

March 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We had dinner with the General Manager of the St. George Bar, Felix Lee. The place is actually a

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(4,000 people have viewed this as of May 7, 2015) 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

New Jersey hit-and-run perp arrested

Update May 21, 2015- In a surprise, the New Jersey hit-and-run perp was arrested. Downtown

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, -- In the News, City Hall & Civic Center, Crime, Financial District, Seaport | 1 Comment

Fairway grocery store uncertain for 255 Greenwich

Update May 20, 2015- We have now heard conflicting reports indicating that Fairway grocery

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Governors Island loud rave music is back

May 16, 2015- The Governors Island concert venue kicked off its season tonight to non-stop

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Gripes, Helicopter noise, Music Bands, Nightlife, Op-Ed | Leave a comment

Dean of Pace college discusses importance of face to face teaching

Posted in Child care, Featured Residents, Financial District, Schools, Seaport | Leave a comment

The beef stew tour of 2015

March 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I like to tour Downtown to find the best of a particular type of food that is not commonly found on

Posted in American, Austrian, Bar, Lounge, Bar, Sports, Financial District, German biergarten, Reviews, Soups and Sandwiches, Vienna | Leave a comment

Letter: Trash piling up at Vesey and West Street

May 10, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Jim B.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Gripes, Op-Ed, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

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

Posted in - Community Board 1, - NYPD First Precinct, - Real estate, -- In the News, Child care, Financial District | Leave a comment

A new form of Downtown gentrification: One percenters evicting the mere wealthy

March 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has reported on several cases recently of wealthy families with incomes over six-figures, renting apartments that cost well more than $3,000 per month, who have been evicted as their buildings were … Continue reading

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The real estate company masquerading as Trinity Church

May 11, 2015- The Post reports on the real estate moguls masquerading as a church, “Trinity Church is selling the lavish Soho town house that the Rev. James Cooper

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NYPD moves WTC station to 90 West Street

May 11, 2015- The new NYPD police substation to cover the WTC will be located at 90 West

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Images of the newly opened Battery Conservancy

April 17, 2015-

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Exclusive: Another body found in North Cove Marina

Update April 27, 215- A body was pulled from the waters in North Cove Marina today.

Posted in - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District | 1 Comment

Tear down the Rector Street bridge

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

Posted in - City government, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Financial District, Gripes, Op-Ed, World Trade Center | 5 Comments

Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

Update April 30, 2015- The folks trying to put this production on have postponed it until

Posted in Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Events and Activities, Featured Residents, Financial District, Nightlife, Outdoor events, Performing arts, Seaport, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | 1 Comment

Images of the outdoor space around Pier-A

April 17, 2015-

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Parks | 2 Comments

West Thames bridge clears regulatory hurdle

April 9, 2015- At the CB1 meeting this week, it was announced that the city and the LMDC

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Nobu is leaving Tribeca for historic building on Broadway in FiDi

February 10, 2015- The Post reports, “Nobu, for 20 years one of New York’s most storied

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FiDi residents also dislike their Gristedes

April 4, 2015- BP.TV has extensively reported on the bad conditions of the Gristedes in BPC,

Posted in -- In the News, Financial District, Gripes, Groceries | 1 Comment