Category Archives: Shops and markets

Survey: The new Equinox gym

February 24, 2015- Equinox gym has been open for about a week.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Juicing, Sports and fitness | 5 Comments

Review: Equinox gym in Brookfield Place

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Equinox Gym in Brookfield Place has finally opened and is attracting the expected crowd

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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

Exclusive first look inside the new Equinox in Brookfield Place

February 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was given an exclusive tour of the new Equinox in Brookfield Place before it

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Try out Equinox for a few days free

February 21, 2015- Equinox is giving some deals on memberships now. You can also get a free pass

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Equinox declines to use Danny Meyer’s juices

February 11, 2015- A little more than two years ago, Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality

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Interview with the CEO of Shinola

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

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

(3,300 real BPC residents have read this story as of February 19, 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.

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

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

Survey: What do you think of Asphalt Green?

January 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With the Brookfield Place Equinox getting close to opening, will the struggling Asphalt Green be dealt a fatal blow

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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

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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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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