Category Archives: TriBeCa

PEP snooze, people robbed on Pier 25

August 27, 2014- A few people playing sports on Pier 25 were robbed of the usual (iPhones, etc). The lack of proper patrolling by park officers is a chronic problem.

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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

Despite “New law”, Speaker Silver still fails to bring in new schools to Downtown

August 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Governor Cuomo, both up for re-election in one month, have rushed through a new bill

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Financial District, Gripes, Schools, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

Review: Whole Foods hamburgers are among the best of Downtown

August 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was shopping and noticed that the Whole Foods hamburger shop has opened. So, I tried it out.

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The Grand Banks oyster boat on Pier 25

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The Curse of SG gets Kutsher’s

August 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I have joked before about how so many of the cable business TV shows that have gone off the air after I appeared on them.

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Photo tour of the Pier 26 free kayak center

August 17,2014- By Steven E. Greer Graeme Birchall has been running the free kayaking services at

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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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Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

July 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The “Executive Diner’s Club” that we have assembled met this time to see the famed sushi chef Eiji Ichimura at Brushstroke in Tribeca.

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Photos of Liberty Park

August 20, 2014- The Port Authority took these photos of the elevated park at Liberty Street, by Ground Zero.

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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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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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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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Interview with the CEO of Shinola

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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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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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Nobu Matsuhisa explains how to make and eat sushi

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Collect Pond dry

August 9, 2014- The newly opened Collect Pond by the strip of courts on Centre Street is now closed again for repairs.

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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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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

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