Category Archives: Shops and markets

Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus transportation hub and WTC retail city

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May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

Posted in Asphalt Green, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Cooking tips, Doctors, Dentists, Featured Residents, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Juicing, Restaurants, Sports and fitness, Tip of the Week | 2 Comments

Bottega Veneta leather goods opens in Brookfield Place

August 29, 2015- A luxury leather goods store has opened in Brookfield Place at the top of the escalator that goes

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Freshly made juices at Whole Foods for only $5

August 28, 2015- This is a good deal.

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Figs and Fennel at Le District

Update August 19, 2015- The NYT has come out with their own story about how to cook figs.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, American, Battery Park City and BPCA, Cooking tips, French, Groceries, Plant-strong and Vegan, Reviews | 2 Comments

A tour of the fromagerie at Le District

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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The new trend in NYC fashion is “All black”

Update August 15, 2015- Told you so. Bill Cunningham of the NYT has one of his street fashion

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Look for the FairFood logo

August 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD A growing movement is making a real impact on migrant farm workers in the South.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Gardening, Gripes, Groceries, Op-Ed | Leave a comment

Told you so: CBS now talks about our computer vision tip

August 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD CBS this morning discussed how staring at up-close computer screens causes the small muscles in

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Nice melons at Le District

August 1, 2015- Try the Cavaillon melons at Le District. They are very sweet now.

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Fancy building loses battle to remove Citi Bike rack

August 5, 2015- Crain’s is reporting, “An appeals court has turned down The Plaza’s bid to get rid of a bicycle-sharing rack from a space across from the landmark hotel’s entrance.

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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Federal government, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Governors Island, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Reviews, Seaport, Travel | 4 Comments

Whole Foods revenue drops after overcharging scandal

July 30, 2015- The WSJ reports, “Whole Foods Market Inc. said sales growth slowed sharply

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Custom-tailored French-made shirts at ManuelRacim in Tribeca

May 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I ordered two custom-tailored French-made shirts at ManuelRacim (MR) in Tribeca. They arrived

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Whole Foods has been overcharging you

Update July 2, 2015- In the wake of the bad press, the two CEO’s of Whole Foods are now admitting that they

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Big Fish at Le District

June 27, 2015- This bass was on display at Le District. It was soon used by the Beaubourg restaurant.

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Letter: I bought food from Gristedes with mold all over it

July 13, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Nicole

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Scoop opens

July 12, 2015- The Scoop clothing store at the Vesey entrance of Brookfield Place has opened. will open July 3rd.

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