Category Archives: TriBeCa

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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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(3,500 people have viewed this as of March 12, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, TriBeCa, Wall Street, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

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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Review: Bâtard (I finally ate there as a regular guest)

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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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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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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Why is it called The Tribeca Film Festival?

April 14, 2015- The ever changing Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) has new management and a new home in Midtown. All

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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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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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Nobu is leaving Tribeca for historic building on Broadway in FiDi

February 10, 2015- The Post reports, “Nobu, for 20 years one of New York’s most storied

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein met with the woman he allegedly groped the next day at the Tribeca Grand Hotel

Update April 10, 2015- Charges will not be filed.

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Exclusive: The FBI investigates Bob Townley and the finances of Manhattan Youth

February 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that the FBI is investigating the finances of Manhattan Youth Community Center,

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Hotels, Lawyers, TriBeCa | 4 Comments

Exclusive: Confirmed: Fairway grocery store is coming to 255 Greenwich after all

Update April 4, 2015- The real estate people who control 255 Greenwich are known to us

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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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Update: Is there a throat-slashing murderer on the loose Downtown?

Update March 31, 2015- Sources tell us that the victim Tindall was a heroin addict often found in a stupor,

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Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein accused of molesting female model in Tribeca

March 30, 2015- We reluctantly give this story life since there has been no arrest, but it is out there.

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Why is Shelly Silver’s crew of elected officials so protective of Downtown Little League?

March 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, all of the local elected officials wrote a letter of concern

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Crime, Lawyers, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

Review: Belle Reve Tribeca: CBGB without the hard drugs

(2,000 people have read this review as of February 27, 2015) February 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I hope that every person in the restaurant business reads this because it exemplifies why hospitality

Posted in American, Bar, Lounge, Music Bands, Nightlife, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Cooking tips, Health and lifestyle, Japanese, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Man who stole from Downtown Little League in prison for beating up girlfriend

(4,500 Downtowners have read this as of March 21. We inform.) Update March 2, 2015- The man who stole from Downtown Little League is now in prison at Rikers

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