Category Archives: Tip of the Week

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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Tip of the Week: Do you really need a PR firm?

February 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As many members of the press can attest to, most PR firms seem to be run by poorly-paid people

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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.

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Tip of the Week: Fill in the ridges in your teeth caused by brushing

Update February 12, 2015- I had Dr. Brecht do an unusual procedure on my upper canines today.

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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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Tip of the Week: Vaccinations that all adults should have

William Schaffner, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt

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Restaurants need to adopt Apple Pay ASAP

Update January 28, 2015- Told you so. Apple posted historic earnings in Q4 on iPhone 6 sales.

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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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Tip of the Week: Get yourself a room humidifier

January 8, 2015- Cold air holds less humidity. Compounding that, heaters dry the air more. All of this is murder on the skin and lips. Get yourself a room humidifier.

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Gift idea: American express gift cards

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Gift ideas: Sony a6000 camera and 35-mm prime lens

November 28, 2014- By Steven E. Greer If you want to get into video and make Hollywood-quality

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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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Gift ideas: a guitar

December 2, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD An American-made Fender Stratocaster guitar, for $1,100, is always a great gift. Even if the recipient does not play, it looks good as a decoration.

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Gift ideas: The best chef knife and pan

August 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The PBS show Cook’s Country does nice reviews of products. The best chef knife that keeps winning,

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Tip of the Week: Stop the brain decay with Khan Academy

September 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD If you have the luxury of working in an enclosed office,

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Uber, better and cheaper, poised to put yellow taxis out of business

November 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The biggest quality of life problem for New Yorkers is transportation (or perhaps high housing costs). Our Third-World subways, corrupt Port Authority and high bridge/tunnel tolls,

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Plant transplant

November 20, 2014- This plant was dying because I added too much fertilizer, so I decided to do something radical. I did a complete

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The perfect hamburger is very simple

July 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The perfect American hamburger is simple. However, the food pornographer chefs of New York City love to overthink the hamburger. Virtually every hamburger written up in New York press is perverted beyond recognition.

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Surgical masks do work to prevent the spread of flu

October 1, 2009- By Steven E. Greer, MD Are billions of people around the globe foolish for wearing facemasks

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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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