Category Archives: Hotels

Exclusive: Stephen Starr moves in right next door to Daniel Humm’s Eleven Madison

March 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Stephen Starr’s empire of restaurants spans the entire East Cost, from Miami to New York.

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Told you so: NYT’s Pete Wells agrees with BP.TV that Little Park has issues

March 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I recently slammed the new Andrew Carmellini restaurant in the Smyth Hotel in Tribeca without

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BLT Bar & Grill jazz nights

March 22, 2015- The BLT in the W Hotel, FiDi, now has

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Eight-Story Hotel Planned for Greenwich Street in Tribeca

March 10, 2015- A blog has aggregated, “Western Heritable Investment Company, Caspi Development

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Exclusive: The FBI investigates Bob Townley and the finances of Manhattan Youth

February 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that the FBI is investigating the finances of Manhattan Youth Community Center,

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Review: Little Park at The Smyth Hotel: Red flags galore

November 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Last week, I was at the small restaurant across from the Greenwich Hotel

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Bill’s Bar & Burger

The Marriott eliminated the horrible sports bar and brought in a Bill’s Bar & Burger. We tried the cheeseburger, but the meat was not lean enough, resulting in a bit too greasy of an experience. We have also been spoiled … Continue reading

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Every NFL owner is in the Conrad Hotel right now

October 7, 2014- The annual owners’ meeting is taking place at the Conrad Hotel right now. It is very interesting that they chose Downtown. BPC is cool now.

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Milford Management cracks down on Airbnb

October 9, 2014- I an am email to residents, Milford management is cracking down on the use of apartments as short-term rentals.

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Video tour of the new Conrad Hotel by GM Robert Rechtermann

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Exclusive: The NBA draws creeps 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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My chat with Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX

Update July 17, 2014- Had a chat with Tesla people today. Stay tuned.

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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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The Greenwich Hotel

Produced and Directed by Steven Greer The newest hotel near Battery Park City is also one of the best in the city: The Greenwich Hotel. Newly constructed less than two

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Tribeca Grand Valentine package invites guests to shag on painting canvas

February 7, 2014- The Daily Mail reports, “In a bid to make this Valentine’s Day a special night to remember, one hotel is inviting guests to cover themselves in paint and make love on canvas. The Tribeca Grand in New … Continue reading

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Why Super Bowl 48 will suck

Update February 2, 2014- Told you so, lead story tomorrow will be how New jersey screwed up the transportation to the game. Opinion February 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer What would happen if, as an experiment of the effectiveness … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs will earn $117 Million from the Hilton IPO

Update December 14, 2013- The Hilton IPO will earn $117 Million for Goldman Sachs. Update December 2, 2013- The Hilton IPO will raise $2.4 Billion, according to Bloomberg. August 8, 2013- The Conrad Hotel, part of the private Hilton chain, … Continue reading

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BatteryPark.TV brings the NBA to BPC

November 15, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD If you have seen some really tall dudes at Shake Shack or the Conrad Hotel, they are NBA players. The New York Nicks and Nets have an arrangement for the visiting teams … Continue reading

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The Ritz-Carlton of BPC up for sale

September 26, 2013- The real Deal is reporting that the Ritz-Carton hotel and condo building is up for sale.

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Conrad Hotel causes resurgence of tour bus problem

September 2, 2013- By Steven E. Greer The problem of tour buses illegally parking on North End Avenue has returned, after a community effort had eradicated the scourge. The Conrad Hotel is the reason. Junior front desk “managers” are belligerently … Continue reading

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