Category Archives: – In the News

Blue Smoke resorts to PR-placed story in the WSJ

April 18, 2015- The struggling Blue Smoke, now on its second or third senior chef, has managed to get

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Time Inc. move to Brookfield Place delayed

April 15, 2015- The Post is reporting that the move by Time Inc. to Brookfield Place will take place

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Sheldon Silver’s son-in-law busted by FBI for pulling a Bernie Madoff

April 1, 2015- The Post reports, “A son-in-law of disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver,

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IMG’s Fashion Week does not choose WTC for new home

Update April 13, 2015- Well, we tried to lobby all the powers that be, but failed. IMG’s Fashion

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The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

April 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The NYT has a nice essay explaining why college tuition is out of control. They first detail the

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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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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

Update March 30, 2015- The Post reports that the new operators of the Citi Bike Program

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The NYT food reviewer Pete Wells again points out that food is too expensive in Manhattan

April 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am warming up to Pete Wells, the NYT food critic. He and I have seen eye to eye on many

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Did antidepressants cause the Germanwings pilot to commit suicide and mass homicide?

April 2, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD The facts are now becoming known in the Germanwings Flight 9525. The co-pilot, 27-year-old

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The subways are so bad now that even jaded New Yorkers want action

March 19, 2015- New Yorkers like to think that they are tough and demanding, but they actually

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Why did Bill Thompson abruptly leave BPCA?

May 16, 2012 The New York World has an exposé on Bill Thompson, our most recent Chairman of the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA), that could explain why he suddenly stepped down. It seems that he was cutting lucrative deals with

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Exclusive: President/CEO of BPCA Gayle Horwitz resigns

September 12, 2012 2:45 PM By Steven E. Greer, MD

Sources tell us that the controversial CEO of the BPCA, Gayle Horwitz, who was hired by the former BPCA Chairman Bill Thompson, has….. Continue reading

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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,

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Manhattan DA wants to crack down on political corruption

March 30, 2015- Aiding the U.S. Attorney, Manhattan’s DA Cyrus Vance Jr. is calling for tougher local laws against political corruption.

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Feds seeking to seize Sheldon Silver’s kickback cash

April 2, 2015- The Post reports, “On Tuesday, Bharara, as expected, upped the ante by seeking

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New Yorkers spend nearly 60% of income on rent: study

March 3, 2014- The Post reports, “City residents are now shelling out nearly 60 percent of their

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Meet the new boss: Interview with The Who’s Roger Daltrey

In full screen 1080i HD More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage and young adult years. Now, with the other member of the legendary rock band … Continue reading

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Federal bills aiding charter schools move forward

March 28, 2015- This will not please the pro-teacher’s-union members of CB1, such as Jeff

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NY Post quotes the great plastic surgeon Steven Greer, MD

October 22, 2014- Why the NY Post called me about this story, I have no idea. But the Great Dr. Greer was quoted today.

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FIKA coffee and chocolates to open in WTC Tower 4

November 18, 2014- The Post reports that FIKA will be opening at the ground

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