Category Archives: Shops and markets

Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

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A tour of the fromagerie at Le District

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Images inside the new Scoop

June 26, 2015- The Scoop clothing store at the Vesey entrance of Brookfield Place will open July 3rd.

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

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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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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

(22,000 people have viewed this as of June 23rd, 2015)

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Very good Belgian chocolate at Le District

Update June 29, 2015- They have sold out. Did we cause this?

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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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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Try the seasonal strawberries now at Le District

June 10, 2015- These are locally grown, so they are not picked when they are unripe, as they do in California.

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $30 a month

(3,700 real BPC residents have read this story as of March 20, 2015. We inform.) Update January 17, 2015- I tried out the day pass for the first time. It requires a one-time waiver document and then a $15 fee.

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The new trend in NYC fashion is “All black”

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Over the last week, I have seen so many women in Brookfield and Goldman Sachs wearing

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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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Fresh pressed juice and cut fruit at Le District

June 7, 2015- Le District hired a veteran from the Eli’s specialty foods stores to run the grocery store section.

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Special oyster display at Le District

June 6, 2015- Massachusetts oyster farmers have a nice display set up now at Le District.

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American Express starts their own version of Citi Bikes

June 6, 2015- It looks like American Express is starting their own version of the Citi Bike program.

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Diane von Furstenberg in Brookfield Place

May 16, 2015- Natia and friend

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Review: The grocery section of Le District is a viable option to Whole Foods

May 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I finally tried out the grocery section of Le District as a substitute for Whole Foods. I found the

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Which Brookfield Place clothing stores use quality manufacturing methods?

May 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer In my continuing effort to find clothing that is not made by 10-year-old girls in Mumbai,

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Pour-over coffee at Le District

May 7, 2015

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