Category Archives: Tip of the Week

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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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 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 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: 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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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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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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Restaurants need to adopt Apple Pay ASAP

October 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Another huge credit card data security hack was in the news today.

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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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Tip: How to dice an onion

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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 your teeth cleaned by Dr. Brecht

August 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I have relied on my dentist sister-in-law for my dental care for a long time, but have been unable to visit her for a while. Then, I thought I had

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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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Tip of the Week: Ed Koch explains how to deal with “Crazies” in NYC politics

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Making a tomahawk steak

August 20, 2014- Using our new pan and knife, we sliced up some vegetables and fried up an outstandingly

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Tip of the Week: How to dodge jury duty (legally)

August 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer There are ways to postpone jury duty in New York that are not well appreciated.

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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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Tip of the Week: If you feel uncomfortable signing something, DON’T SIGN IT!

June 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I went to the boat anchor spot by Pier 25 to meet a small business calling themselves “Smartboat”. They give people tours of the harbor.

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