Category Archives: Sports and fitness

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

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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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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,

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The BPC ice rink that benefits a real estate conglomerate but not the community

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Years ago, the BPC ice rink was located on the ballfields, was almost the size of a football field, and families from Tribeca and FiDi enjoyed it.

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Confirmed: Friends of Governor Cuomo want to run North Cove Marina

Update November 4, 2014- In Cuomo’s acceptance speech tonight, he thanked Andrew Farkas personally. Mr. Farkas is the man vying for

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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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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

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

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Every NFL owner is in the Conrad Hotel right now

October 7, 2014- The annual owners’ meeting is taking place at the Conrad Hotel right now. It is very interesting that they chose Downtown. BPC is cool now.

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Soccer mom destroys other half of West Thames grass field

October 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The West Thames grass field was out of service for most of the year as the parks staff fenced it off to re-seed the lawn. Kids playing organized soccer destroyed the grass.

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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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Video tour of Ferrari convention on Battery Park City streets

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Photo tour of the Pier 26 free kayak center

August 17,2014- By Steven E. Greer Graeme Birchall has been running the free kayaking services at

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Exclusive: The NBA draws creeps to BPC

July 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Conrad Hotel is the preferred site now for the visiting NBA teams. They practice in the Asphalt Green gymnasium. Also, the hotel is far enough away from Midtwon to keep the … Continue reading

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Has the ACA law begun to reduce the uninsured, and at what cost?

July 27, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Ben Sommers, MD PhD, from the Harvard School of Public Health

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Are you really gluten intolerant?

Update August 11, 2014- The minority of diners who think that they are special and have the right to demand a gluten-free restaurant are

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BPC could use ten more Citi Bike racks

August 7, 2014- Steven Greer The Citi Bikes in BPC are so popular as

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Chrissy Teigen throws out first pitch

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How Asphalt Green eventually opened

June 13, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD Finally, seven years after the Battery Park City Authority approved the creation of the Asphalt Green community center, it will open this weekend and be nearly 18-months behind schedule. Undoubtedly, on June … Continue reading

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Asphalt Green’s Carol Tweedy outrages CB1

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Asphalt Green’s long-time Executive Director, Carol Tweedy, finally, after a year of the BPC Asphalt Green being open, made an appearance before the community. She spoke to the monthly CB1 meeting held at … Continue reading

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Pier 26 kayaks arrive

July 6, 2014- The Pier 26 boathouse finally has the kayaks that have been at Pier 40 for so many years.

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