Category Archives: TriBeCa

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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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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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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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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Fairway grocery store uncertain for 255 Greenwich

Update May 20, 2015- We have now heard conflicting reports indicating that Fairway grocery

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A Tribeca skid-row to be bulldozed

May 7, 2015- Crain’s reports that the skid-row of rundown buildings on West Broadway between Warren and Murray is going to be

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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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Interview with the CEO of Shinola

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Tribeca’s Ghostbusters firehouse closing

May 10, 2015- The FDNY “Hook & Ladder 8″ firehouse in Tribeca will be closing for at least

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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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Bâtard takes home the big prize at the Oscars of food

May 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer My favorite chef and restaurant, Marcus Glocker and Bâtard, won the Best New

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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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It’s a miracle: No street work at North Moore and Hudson

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Security alert: Protestors are using the West Side Highway near BPC

April 30, 2015- The protestors angry about civil rights matters came as far south as the Holland Tunnel,

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Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

Update April 30, 2015- The folks trying to put this production on have postponed it until

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Owners of the old American Flatbread have turned the roof into a nightclub

April 23, 2015- The owner of the building where the now-defunct American Flatbread was on Canal has apparently

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Review: Gotan Tribeca respects brewed coffee

April 6, 2015- By Steven E. Greer It is still hard to find New York coffee shops that are nothing but cappuccino factories. The American

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Review: Khe-Yo’s new lunch menu

February 3, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have wanted to return to Khe-You for more than a year, ever since I ate there way back in October of 2013.

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The “Tribeca” Film Festival people are pure beggars now

April 16, 2015- Robert De Niro recently made news for publicly calling out Mayor de Blasio for not

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