Category Archives: TriBeCa

Kutsher’s Tribeca for Restaurant Week

July 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Restaurant week started a few days ago. We stopped by Kutsher’s Tribeca.

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Macaron Cafe Tribeca

July 24, 2014- Macaron Cafe on Greenwich Street opened.

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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

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

Celebrities and athletes spotted in the hood

July 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Yesterday evening, I was riding a bike southbound on the HRP path, and skateboarding northbound towards me was a man in shorts, green T-shirt,

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Chambers Street by City Hall shaping up

July 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BP.TV first reported that Chambers Street was becoming gentrified, and that top-notch restaurants were key.

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Review: Racines NY, the French are winning me over

Update July 22, 2014- The NYT review came out and they got 2-stars from Pete Wells, with this nice comment, “Some New Yorkers will keep

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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.

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Hudson River Park Trust, Outdoor events, Parks, Sailing/Yachting, Sports and fitness, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

He’s Baaaack. Chef Floyd Cardoz to open a Tribeca restaurant

July 15, 2014- The NYT reports that former North End Grill, former

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Alan Wilzig throws fundraiser for NYPD

June 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tribecan banker and motorsport enthusiast, Alan Wilzig, hosted an NPYD fundraiser tonight at his townhouse. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was the Guest of Honor.

Posted in - NYPD First Precinct, TriBeCa, Volunteering, Wall Street | 4 Comments

Exclusive: Have rent increases in BPC been illegal?

June 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported, “Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea” in which we uncovered

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, City Hall & Civic Center, Financial District, Lawyers, Lower East Side, Seaport, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

Interview with the CEO of Shinola

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

Review: Employees Only: 2011′s “World’s Best Bar”

July 12, 2014- I went back to Employees Only and met Steve Schneider, the now-famous bartender and ex-Marine. Co-owner Henry

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NY Post covers our story about Danny Meyer’s 9/11 Memorial restaurant downgraded

July 10, 2014- The NY Post covered our exclusive story about the controversial Danny Meyer restaurant to open in the 9/11 Memorial being downgraded in size and scope. Of course, they did not mention BP.TV, even though I know for … Continue reading

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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

February 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We were honored to meet and interview Tribeca’s baker, Madeline Lanciani, the owner of Duane Park Patisserie. She has been baking for more than 30 years, from her small bakery on quaint Duane … Continue reading

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A new form of Downtown gentrification: One percenters evicting the mere wealthy

March 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has reported on several cases recently of wealthy families with incomes over six-figures, renting apartments that cost well more than $3,000 per month, who have been evicted as their buildings were … Continue reading

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Why is Pier 25 “Cash Only”?

June 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I had to go to Pier 25 to meet some people on a boat, and I noticed something. Bob Townley’s Manhattan Youth was getting

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Add Bouley’s Japanese Brushstroke to your bucket list

February 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Back in 2011, When David Bouley first opened his latest Japanese restaurant called Brushstroke, in the same location

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TriBeCan obstructionists boot out noisy gays this summer

June 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The nationally recognized music groups that played Pier 26 last year for Gay Pride Week were the first taste of culture that Downtown had seen since 2001. Groups such as “Fun”, “The Nationals”, … Continue reading

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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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Olive’s at Hudson Eats destroyed by Tribeca blogger

June 18, 2014- The angry Tribecan blogger is at it again. Recall, he has slammed most of the Hudson Eats restaurants.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, -- In the News, American, Battery Park City and BPCA, Restaurants, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment