Category Archives: Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: Upgrade your old stereo

August 30, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Well, I have finally stepped into the 21st Century. After my Verizon Fios box went out this week and I

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How to fight billionaire LeFrak without a lawyer and win

Update February 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last year, BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported on the legal victories by one small pro se tenant

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May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

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Tip of the Week: If you have AT&T, switch to T-Mobile

August 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have had an AT&T cell phone for many years, unfortunately. The service down here is spotty

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Freshly made juices at Whole Foods for only $5

August 28, 2015- This is a good deal.

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Tip of the Week: Try the new competition to Uber called Gett

August 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer After several horrible Uber drivers that I have experienced recently, I decided to try Gett. They

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Tip of the Week: How to deal with Verizon when you have an outage

August 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer If you were an early adopter of the fiber optic Fios service by Verizon and have had your box

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Thoughts on the golf swing

August 18, 2015- by Steven E. Greer (MVP of his high school golf team) I thought that Tiger Woods, in his prime, was playing the best golf that a human could possibly play.

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Tip of the Week: How to turn your apartment into a photo gallery

July 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer If you own even a small point-and-shoot camera, these days the resolution is pretty impressive

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Tip of the Week: How to make easy delicious macaroni and cheese

August 5, 2015- by Chef Steven E. Greer The American classic macaroni and cheese is hard to find made well in New York restaurants.

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Told you so: CBS now talks about our computer vision tip

August 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD CBS this morning discussed how staring at up-close computer screens causes the small muscles in

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Miami Beach, Dubai, are also “landfills” like BPC

June 29, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The biggest misconception about Battery Park City

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Post article on the out of control food carts problem

August 2, 2015- You are not alone if you are pissed off about the growing spread of these hot

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Medical Tip: How to get special glasses for computer screen distances, for cheap

Update March 24, 2014- My $35 (plus shipping) prescription glasses arrived. I used the tip below to order them. I can finally see the keyboard and computer screen! March 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD With remarkable regularity across … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Special computer screen RX glasses

March 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently posted a tip about how to order special prescription glasses to help people with presbyopia see their computer screens. This author just received his own glasses, and they are fantastic. … Continue reading

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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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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies,

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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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Tip of the Week: Cut your cord

May 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I just opened my Verizon Fios bill, and it has now grown to $206. That is the final straw. I am

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Tip of the Week (for dudes): Get new bed linens

May 10, 2015- By Dirk Diggler There is nothing more repelling to the ladies than a bad bedroom

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