Category Archives: Shops and markets

Tip of the Week: American Giant brand, real cotton, All-American

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

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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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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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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

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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

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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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The real Eataly coming to 4 WTC in 2015

September 30, 2014- The NYT confirmed what BP.TV already had confirmed, that the real Eataly, not a French knockoff like Le District, will be coming to Downtown in the 4 WTC next year. June 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer … Continue reading

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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

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Gristedes South should be closed down immediately

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

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Gristedes south is being gutted and renovated

September, 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After years of complaints about faulty freezers allowing food to thaw,

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Ample demand for better grocery stores downtown

May 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I bought 15 items at Whole Foods today, at 3:00 PM, which is the only time I venture out, in order to avoid crowds. Son of a gun, every single cashier line was … Continue reading

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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.

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Remove this bike path obstacle

July 4, 2013- By Steven E. Greer This 12-year-old barrier installed by the BPCA after 9/11 is obstructing the only bike

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