Category Archives: Financial District

The celebrity sunflowers of Downtown

August 25, 2014- Several community gardeners in Battery Park, at Albany Street and the West Side Highway, have grown extraordinary tall sunflowers this year.

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The new Greer middle school at the Seaport

November 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In February of this year, BatteryPark.TV observed during a CB1

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Lindsay Lohan is planning move to W Hotel in Financial District

November 17, 2014- The Daily News reports,

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Wall Street banker found dead with throat cut just south of WTC

November 19, 2014- Near BPC, on the south side of the WTC complex, a 41-year-old Managing Director at Citigroup,

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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

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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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50 West Street has four floors already

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Yet another 1000-foot residential tower going up in FiDi near BPC: 22 Thames

December 10, 2013- Curbed is reporting, “Fisher Brothers has posted some renderings of the Rafael Vinoly-designed 22 Thames…It also could become the tallest residential building in Lower Manhattan if it exceeds 937 feet, passing the Four Seasons Hotel & Residences … Continue reading

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Finally, Downtown gets a club for proper dignified orgies

October 2, 2014- A Citi Bike friendly orgy club has opened. The Post reports, “A wild swingers club has been operating out of a Financial District office building — with wall-shaking sex parties

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FiDi’s P.J. Clarke’s goes out of business

August 22, 2014- A real estate blog reports that a P.J. Clarke’s burger joint in FiDi has gone out of business.

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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

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Dean of Pace college discusses importance of face to face teaching

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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,

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Tour of Stone Street after Hurricane Sandy

Ronan Downs, the owner of several restaurants in the Financial District on Stone Street, such as Beckett’s, Stone Street Tavern, The Dubliner, Pizza Pizza, and Burger Burger gives a tour of the area after Hurricane Sandy. All of the establishments … Continue reading

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Interview with Pace University leaders

February 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Dean of Pace University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Nira Herrmann, and her Chair of Performing Arts, Jorge Cacheiro, about their college, and the newly constructed classroom building on … Continue reading

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How safe are soft-target buildings Downtown?

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The real estate blog Commercial Observer reports on the security measures being taken by large real estate companies, such as Durst and Silverstein.

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Health Department warns about the fish caught by Chinatown restaurants

March 5, 2014- Many people have speculated that the army of fisherman on the esplanade of BPC, each with multiple rods cast into the Hudson, are actually professional fisherman selling their catch to Chinatown restaurants. That is why this story … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Have rent increases in BPC been illegal?

June 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported, “Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea” in which we uncovered

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Review: The new Denny’s by City Hall brings life to a no-man’s land

August 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The controversial new Denny’s opened today

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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

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