Category Archives: TriBeCa

Shucking oysters and eating lobster rolls on Grand Banks

June 21, 2015- The Grand Banks brunch, docked at at Pier 25

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Whole Foods revenue drops after overcharging scandal

July 30, 2015- The WSJ reports, “Whole Foods Market Inc. said sales growth slowed sharply

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Custom-tailored French-made shirts at ManuelRacim in Tribeca

May 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I ordered two custom-tailored French-made shirts at ManuelRacim (MR) in Tribeca. They arrived

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

January 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The Silverstein real estate

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Exclusive: Former CB1 leader Peter Braus also removed from Downtown Alliance board

June 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With no other news coverage other than from BatteryPark.TV, the long-time Chairman of the

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WTC Performing Arts Center still lacks funding to proceed

Update July 24, 2015- The LMDC, the piggy bank for this project, is not going to release any funds

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Exclusive: New operators for the Downtown Connection bus chosen

Update June 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BateryPark.TV reporting and negotiations with the Downtown Alliance,

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Review: Bâtard

January 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Tonight, by a strange twist of fate, I finally did it. I ate at the now-world-famous Bâtard in Tribeca.

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Another human body pulled from the Hudson near BPC

July 20, 2015- Yet another human was rescued from the Hudson River near our shores. This time

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Massive condo to go up on the West Side Highway in the flood zone

July 20, 2015- When the people who owned Ponte’s restaurant on the West Side Highway

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Whole Foods has been overcharging you

Update July 2, 2015- In the wake of the bad press, the two CEO’s of Whole Foods are now admitting that they

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Images from Grand Banks oyster bar

June 11, 2015

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(4,000 people have viewed this as of May 7, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks

July 5, 2015- The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks that you can take out for free. 

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

And then there were none: St John’s all gone

June 19, 2015- The ground has been cleared to make way for “111 Murray“. The old St. John’s school

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Interview with Bâtard’s acclaimed chef, Markus Glocker

October 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD It was a great pleasure to meet the Michelin-starred

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Your building is likely rent-stabilized

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer DNAinfo has a story today about the 421g law making FiDi luxury “condos” rent-stabilized

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Quick: How many towers do you see?

June 27, 2015- Take a quick look, then close your eyes. How many towers did you see? If you

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NYPD reports no gun-related crime Downtown since 2013

June 27, 2015- DNAinfo reports, “While the number of shooting victims have gone up

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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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