Category Archives: Nightlife

Brookfield shuts down the only artery between north and south BPC for two days

July 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tonight and tomorrow, the Lowdown Hudson Blues is taking place this year, once again. It is produced by Brookfield Properties.

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Interview with musician Simon Townshend at the City Winery

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Exclusive: The NBA draws creepy stalkers and hookers to BPC

July 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Conrad Hotel is the preferred site now for the visiting NBA teams. They practice in the Asphalt Green gymnasium. Also, the hotel is far enough away from Midtwon to keep the … Continue reading

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Now that’s entertainment: Queen of the Night performing arts dinner show

January 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Are you bored to tears of Tribeca, and tired of flying to LA for good old fashioned hedonistic fun? Do you miss the glory days of The Box on¬†Chrystie Street circa 2005, with … Continue reading

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The fix was in: SLA grants unconditional approval for Pier-A beer garden and nightclub

June 16, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer The final SLA letter for the Pier-A beer garden and nightclub was obtained by BatteryPark.TV.

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Review: City Winery is the best music venue Downtown

April 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We had the pleasure of visiting the City Winery on Varick Street to watch Simon Townshend play (the brother of The Who’s Pete Townshend). The layout is ideal for a civilized evening of … Continue reading

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Poulakakos team explains the “visitor center” of Pier-A, or lack thereof

June 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Prior to the BPCA assuming control of Pier A, the New York State Parks department gave a $3.2 Million grant to the NYCEDC to build a “Visitor Center” at Pier A. The city … Continue reading

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Meet the new boss: Interview with The Who’s Roger Daltrey

In full screen 1080i HD More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage and young adult years. Now, with the other member of the legendary rock band … Continue reading

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State Liquor Authority grants Pier-A opposition group a public hearing

May 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Nearly one month after the April 24th New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) “500-Foot” hearing, the SLA has granted a rare public hearing to the community group opposing the Pier-A nightclub and … Continue reading

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Pier A to be “largest restaurant in NYC”

March 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer You might seriously want to be considering moving if you like Battery Park City for its quiet manicured parks and family-friendly environment. The Community Board tonight just rubberstamped a 4:00 AM liquor license … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Large beer garden planned for Pier A esplanade

April 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that the $6 Million paved esplanade adjacent to the Pier A nightclub is scheduled to be turned into a

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Exclusive: Pier A has acquired large chunks of BPC garages for valet parking rights

April 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that many of the parking garages in Battery Park City have sold parking rights to the

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Exclusive: CB1 was misled about Pier A liquor license

April 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer On March 4th, when the Poulakakos restaurant group presented to the CB1 for approval of a resolution in favor of their 4:00 AM liquor license at Pier A, Peter Poulakakos proudly stated that … Continue reading

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Review: American Flatbread Tribeca

Update March 19, 2014- Flatbread is now promoting their large events room for kids birthdays, office parties, etc. March 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was invited to check out the 13-month old American Flatbread on Canal Street … Continue reading

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Tour of Stone Street after Hurricane Sandy

Ronan Downs, the owner of several restaurants in the Financial District on Stone Street, such as Beckett’s, Stone Street Tavern, The Dubliner, Pizza Pizza, and Burger Burger gives a tour of the area after Hurricane Sandy. All of the establishments … Continue reading

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WTC Performing Arts Center still lacks funding to proceed

Update March 10, 2014- As BP.TV has reported, the WSJ confirms that the WTC performing arts center is going nowhere fast.

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BatteryPark.TV is the cutting edge of “Cool”

February 4, 2014- Nearly seven months after BP.TV first reported that West 26th was a new hotspot for live music and good food, the NY Post reports today, “West 26th Street heats up with 5 new¬†venues” Road trip: West 26th … Continue reading

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Review: The new Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon aims for Nickelodeon’s viewers

February 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The new Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon completed its first week. Ratings were high, around 7-Million, thanks to A-listers as guests. However, the short segments which actually featured just Jimmy Fallon were cringe … Continue reading

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A hint of things to come soon: Fancy gala parties at Brookfield Place

February 25, 2014- As a hint of things to come soon when Brookfield Place opens their new shops, there was a fancy black tie ice skating party tonight. The event was hosted by the man who owns a spirits company.

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The new Duane Park cabaret on Bowery: Still lame

February 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV received some emails recently about a new show at the relocated Duane Park cabaret, which is now on Bowery Street by Houston Street (so, why is it still called Duane Park?). Our … Continue reading

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