Category Archives: Shops and markets

Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Film Theater and TV, Groceries, Italian | 1 Comment

Tour of the new Stuyvesant Community Center

June 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The new and improved Stuyvesant Community Center (SCC) opened its doors to the community today. For selfish reasons, I should not post this article, to keep a good thing to ourselves, but … Continue reading

Posted in - Real estate, Asphalt Green, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Gyms and Pools, Schools, Sports and fitness, Tip of the Week, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Gift idea: American made 100% cotton sweatshirt

November 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In my quest to buy real clothing made of genuine materials,

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Comptroller Stringer issues audit report validating our warnings on Citi Bike fraud

Update December 12, 2014- Comptroller Stringer issued an audit report validating our warning, below.

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, BIkes, Crime, Gripes, Op-Ed | 2 Comments

The real Eataly coming to 4 WTC in 2015

Updated December 6, 2014- I was just in my elevator with a mother and her 10-yo or so son. She had an Eataly bag of food.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, French, Groceries, Restaurants, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week: Take the stairs in your building

December 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD With it now being too cold to bike or walk,

Posted in Child care, Doctors, Dentists, Gyms and Pools, Sports and fitness, Tip of the Week | 1 Comment

Why are retail shops closed on Sundays?

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Review: Uncle Steve’s (Schirripa) spaghetti sauces are pretty good

September 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I received a mystery UPS package tonight, and

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Fairway grocery store chain wants to back out of Greenwich Street lease

Update October 15, 2014- A real estate blog reports that Fairway want to back out of its Tribeca lease. Perhaps the new Eatlay coming to the WTC nearby is the reason? Who knows. All I know is that Whole Foods … Continue reading

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, Groceries, TriBeCa | 3 Comments

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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Interview with the CEO of Shinola

Posted in BIkes, Featured Residents, Jewelry, TriBeCa, Videos, Wall Street | 1 Comment

juice press Tribeca

November 9, 2014- The newly opened “Organic juice press” on Murray Street by Whole Foods and Chipotle.

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Tons of shoppers at Shinola

November 8, 2014- The demand for American made watches,

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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

October 28, 2014- The NYT reports, “New York’s popular

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What is FIKA’s chocolate master Håkan Mårtensson up to for Halloween?

October 12, 2014- Chocolate master Håkan Mårtensson is creating some

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Holy Cow, the master is back

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Tour of FIKA’s chocolate factory in Tribeca

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Smart choices

October 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Since I boycott Gristedes now, I have been going

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Brookfield Equinox now signing up members for 2015

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The Brookfield Place Equinox will occupy the entire space on the third floor that is above the Hudson Eats. Equinox managers have set up a temporary office

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, Asphalt Green, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Sports and fitness, Wall Street | 2 Comments

Gristedes South should be closed down immediately

September 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Yesterday, 9-21-2014, I purchased some “fresh”

Posted in - Downtown oversight, Battery Park City and BPCA, Cooking tips, Gripes, Groceries, Reviews | 2 Comments