Category Archives: Bar, Lounge

A real Mexican citizen schools me on tequila

November 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I ran into a friend of mine at El Vez on

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The new Smyth Hotel and Little Park restaurant

November 9, 2014- the newly designed Smyth Hotel on

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Review: New bar called “The Happiest Hour”

November 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer This newly opened bar was described

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Bar CYRK opens

October 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I randomly decided to go to Bar CYRK on the night which happened to be its grand opening.

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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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Review: Employees Only suffers from extreme inconsistencies

October 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Since I first went to Employees Only in June (see original story below), I have been back approximately six times. I keep going back in search of that good experience that I … Continue reading

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The NYT’s Pete Wells pens essay supporting ours: Cocktails have jumped the shark

October 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I recently wrote my definitive review of “The World’s Best” cocktail bar, Employees Only. (It was voted world’s best by

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La Calabaza at El Vez

October 9, 2014- Mark Murphy, the head bartender at El Vez, has created a seasonal cocktail called the

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TriBeCa: Still super lame after 9:00 PM

October 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Every year, I make the effort to scour the nightlife scene in

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Schnitzel season

September 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer This summer, I toured as many ice cream shops as a I could. Now, it is schnitzel season.

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Tribeca to get a strip club?

September 9, 2014- Rumors are flying that a new strip club will go in at 1 White Street in Tribeca. Please email us if you know anything.

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This is the type of drunk that Pier A could bring to BPC

August 26, 2014- This is the type of piss drunk derelict that could stumble out of Pier A at 4:00 AM if it is allowed to open with the current proposed liquor license.

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Bloomberg leaves out Dead Rabbit in list of world’s best

June 13, 2014- The Dead Rabbit in FiDi opened with PR-placed stories in the WSJ acclaiming it as “world’s best bartender” and so on.

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Revisiting an old friend

June 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer One of the things I like best about attending Community Board 1 meetings in the library on North End Avenues is leaving them when they end.

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Details of the Pier A beer garden and nightclub

April 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV exclusively obtained the actual SLA liquor license applications by the Poulakakos/Dermot group for Pier A. One fact that stands out

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Pier A to be “largest restaurant in NYC”

March 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer You might seriously want to be considering moving if you like Battery Park City for its quiet manicured parks and family-friendly environment. The Community Board tonight just rubberstamped a 4:00 AM liquor license … Continue reading

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Good reporting in Downtown Express on crime-plagued Greenhouse nightclub

May 9, 2014- reporter Sam Spokony of Downtown Express seems to have emulated BatteryPark.TV style by shaming the deadbeat local leaders into doing the right thing.

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Important meeting today could allow outdoor music and city’s biggest nightclub to open in BPC

April 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer There will be an important public hearing tomorrow to discuss the

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Review: The Dead Rabbit cocktail bar and eatery

October 19, 2013- Folks. I misled you with my October 11th review, and this is my mea culpa. Back then, I wrote a glowing review of the Dead Rabbit, commenting that the food was worthy of fine dining. That was … Continue reading

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Stalled project at 90 Washington makes progress

September 6, 2013- By Steven E. Greer The apartment building at 90 Washington, directly adjacent to the newly planned 700-feet tall high-rise, has quietly been progressing, and might be completed next year. When the financial collapse occurred, the developer lost … Continue reading

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