Category Archives: Music Bands

Interview with musician Simon Townshend at the City Winery

www.simontownshend.com

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Review: City Winery is the best music venue Downtown

April 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We had the pleasure of visiting the City Winery on Varick Street to watch Simon Townshend play (the brother of The Who’s Pete Townshend). The layout is ideal for a civilized evening of … Continue reading

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Review: American Flatbread Tribeca

Update March 19, 2014- Flatbread is now promoting their large events room for kids birthdays, office parties, etc. March 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was invited to check out the 13-month old American Flatbread on Canal Street … Continue reading

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Now that’s entertainment: Queen of the Night performing arts dinner show

January 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Are you bored to tears of Tribeca, and tired of flying to LA for good old fashioned hedonistic fun? Do you miss the glory days of The Box on Chrystie Street circa 2005, with … Continue reading

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Road trip: West 26th Street has become a live music destination

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OMG, Taylor Swift shops in Tribeca!

March 27, 2014- Taylor Swift is rumored to have purchased Director Peter Jackson’s old apartment in Tribeca. We hold our nose as we reluctantly post this nonsense.

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Images from the St. Patrick’s Day parade

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Traditional Irish music

BatteryPark.TV is pleased to feature The Craobh Naithí Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, which is an organization based in Dublin, Ireland that teaches and promotes traditional Irish music. The group is on a New York tour and stopped by the … Continue reading

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BPCA refuses to organize any St Patrick’s Day event at Irish Memorial

Update March 14, 2014- BPCA’s Robin Forst confirmed that the BPCA had made no effort to organize any sort of event at the memorial for St. Patrick’s day. January 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Irish Memorial in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Rand Paul quotes Roger Waters and Pink Floyd lyrics

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WTC Performing Arts Center still lacks funding to proceed

Update March 10, 2014- As BP.TV has reported, the WSJ confirms that the WTC performing arts center is going nowhere fast.

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BatteryPark.TV is the cutting edge of “Cool”

February 4, 2014- Nearly seven months after BP.TV first reported that West 26th was a new hotspot for live music and good food, the NY Post reports today, “West 26th Street heats up with 5 new venues” Road trip: West 26th … Continue reading

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Road trip: Hill Country BBQ on 26th Street by Broadway

Update January 17, 2014- there used to be audio to the video, but YouTube removed it. Somehow, their computers detected that a live cover band singing a Guns N roses song was a Copyright violation. June 26, 2013- By Steven … Continue reading

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The new Duane Park cabaret on Bowery: Still lame

February 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV received some emails recently about a new show at the relocated Duane Park cabaret, which is now on Bowery Street by Houston Street (so, why is it still called Duane Park?). Our … Continue reading

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Snoop Dog DJ’s at The Box

January 29, 2013- Snoop Dog (now called Snoop Lion), was a guest DJ at The Box on Friday, and we happened to be there. Click for NY Post story.

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Wednesday Jazz at the Winter Garden

February 12, 2014- Every Wednesday at 12:00, until February 26, the Brookfield Place Winter Garden will have free concerts with jazz duos. Today, the act was George Cables on piano and Steve Turre on trombone. On February 19- Aruan Ortiz, … Continue reading

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RIP Super Linda

Update December 12, 2013- We predicted the demise of Super Linda back in February with our title “RIP Super Linda”. We see dead people, so to speak. Sure enough, it is official. Eater reports, “Tribeca Latin restaurant Super Linda is … Continue reading

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Tribeca, still lame after 9:00 PM one year later

August 31, 2013- Ranger’s hockey star Sean Avery must agree with us, because he sold his stakes in Tiny’s and Warren 77. July 16, 2013- Despite high hopes for some new openings, we sadly report that Tribeca is still Super … Continue reading

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Robert Downey Jr. sings (very well) with Sting

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Annoying New Yorkers who need to go away in 2014

January 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Well, we made it into yet another year, sound and alive. Congratulations. How can we make 2014 a better year than the past? For starters, wouldn’t it be nice if certain annoying (or … Continue reading

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“Stay classy” for New Year’s Eve 2013

December 28th, 2013- By Steven E. Greer To quote the great Ron Burgundy, if you want to “Stay classy” this New Year’s Eve, we recommend some of these events:

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Christmas Tree lighting

Best viewed in full-screen mode, 1080i HD

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12/12/12/ documentary

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Curmudgeons versus Downtown and entire gay community over Pier 26 concerts

July 20, 2013- The Specials played at Pier 26 on July 17. In the video is the “noise” that some curmudgeons in Tribeca are complaining about. Note, there is nothing but huge commercial buildings directly by Pier 26, such as … Continue reading

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Stand up for Heroes 2013

http://bobwoodrufffoundation.org/sufh/

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No mention of the HRPT amendment at September board meeting

November 14, 2013- Governor Cuomo finally signed A8031. The Villager reports, “On the same day that around 200 Lower West Side residents gathered to discuss their fears about a bill that would allow the transfer and sale of Hudson River … Continue reading

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Video of the BPC Block Party 2013

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Exclusive: Misleading Downtown Express story about draconian cuts to BPC cultural events

September 25, 2013- In the Downtown Express, an amateur journalist reported that a mystery agency of “New York State” had forced the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) to make draconian cuts to various cultural programs within Battery Park City. The … Continue reading

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Without public comment, even more concerts coming to Pier 26

Update September 5, 2013- More concerts than originally announced seem to have been added to the Pier 26 season . Tonight, “Empire of the Sun” is playing. Friday and Saturday, “Passion Pit” plays. When we first reported the concerts series … Continue reading

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BB King

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Do you support Pier 26 concerts or oppose the noise?

Update, July 6, 2013- Everyone seems to support the summer concerts on Pier 26 (as does this Editor). The curmudgeons lose. July 2, 2013- Do you support Pier 26 concerts or oppose the noise? Post your comments please. also Take … Continue reading

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Last minute plans for New Year’s

If you have procrastinated, there are still plenty of options for tomorrow. For the more sophisticated or subdued evening, try checking into the Greenwich Hotel at $525 a night. Then, head to either Bouley restaurant or nearby Tribeca Grill, which … Continue reading

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When pigs fly in Yankee Stadium

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Interesting sounds

 

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The people have voted: “Bring quality music to the Conrad Hotel”

The results of our survey are in. Ideally, if the business model made sense, our viewers liked the idea of a high-quality jazz and performing arts venue to go into one of the remaining retail spots of the Conrad Hotel, … Continue reading

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The economic impact of the Tribeca Film Festival

April 19, 2012  By Steven Greer, MD Entering its 11th year, The Tribeca Film Festival will go through April 29th. In 2002, less than six months after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centers and The Pentagon, … Continue reading

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Pop culture people who need to go away in 2012

December 31, 2011 If you have found yourself yelling at the TV due to the bad content, or avoiding the movie theaters, you are not alone. It’s not you. The content providers are flailing, desperately and pumping out the worst … Continue reading

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The Lowdown Hudson Blues jazz concert

July 30, 2011 (Filmed on handheld cell phone)

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Too many Fuddy-duddies stifle entertainment Downtown

December 9, 2011 The Financial District, Tribeca, and Battery Park City have few places for the citizens to enjoy good music, drinks, and New York class society. The main problem is that the local press consists of Fuddy-duddy people who … Continue reading

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