Category Archives: Bar, Lounge

Review: Employees Only: 2011′s “World’s Best Bar”

July 12, 2014- I went back to Employees Only and met Steve Schneider, the now-famous bartender and ex-Marine. Co-owner Henry

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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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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: 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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NY Times features the Manhattan Sailing Club floating bar

June 1, 2013- The NY Times is reporting, “The Willy Wall, as the cognoscenti call it, is — officially — the clubhouse for the Manhattan Sailing Club, an organization that since 1987 has catered to the oceangoing urges of New … Continue reading

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Tribeca: Still lame after 9:00 PM

October 20, 2012 By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV rarely ventures to Tribeca now that BPC has the new stores on Vesey and North End. For the first time in about a year, we toured the nightly entertainment spots across … Continue reading

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The Living Room at The W New York Downtown

Post your opinions and experiences with this business in the comments section 123 Washington Street New York, NY (646) 826-8600

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