Category Archives: Nightlife

Interview with musician Simon Townshend at the City Winery

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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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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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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: 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: 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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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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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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Stephen Starr’s reputation in Philly

March 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer With Stephen Starr’s mega restaurant El Vez expected to open in the next few months in Battery Park City, good questions to ask are, “Who is this Stephen Starr from Philly and does … 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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Kate Upton in bikini at Zero G

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Snoop Dog DJ’s at The Box

January 29, 2013- Snoop Dog (now called Snoop Lion), was a guest DJ at The Box on Friday, and we happened to be there. Click for NY Post story.

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Rooftop igloos at 230 Fifth

January 25, 2014- A blog is reporting that the bar “230 Fifth” has installed inflatable igloos for bottle service.

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BPC’s Leonardo Di Caprio wins Golden Globe

January 14, 2014- This post is a blatant gimmick to drive web traffic, but BPC’s own Leo Di Caprio won a Golden Globe. Yippee.

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RIP Super Linda

Update December 12, 2013- We predicted the demise of Super Linda back in February with our title “RIP Super Linda”. We see dead people, so to speak. Sure enough, it is official. Eater reports, “Tribeca Latin restaurant Super Linda is … Continue reading

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Tribeca, still lame after 9:00 PM one year later

August 31, 2013- Ranger’s hockey star Sean Avery must agree with us, because he sold his stakes in Tiny’s and Warren 77. July 16, 2013- Despite high hopes for some new openings, we sadly report that Tribeca is still Super … Continue reading

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Robert Downey Jr. sings (very well) with Sting

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Diners at Scalini Fedeli covered in smelly slime

January 5, 2014- A Wall Street Journal reporter was eating in Tribeca’s highly acclaimed Italian restaurant, Scalini Fedeli, when some sort of sewage pipe above broke. She tweeted @MerMarr: Got covered in black slime at TriBeCa Italian #ScaliniFedeli this evening … Continue reading

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Fireworks over New York Harbor 1-1-2014

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“Stay classy” for New Year’s Eve 2013

December 28th, 2013- By Steven E. Greer To quote the great Ron Burgundy, if you want to “Stay classy” this New Year’s Eve, we recommend some of these events:

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Curmudgeons versus Downtown and entire gay community over Pier 26 concerts

July 20, 2013- The Specials played at Pier 26 on July 17. In the video is the “noise” that some curmudgeons in Tribeca are complaining about. Note, there is nothing but huge commercial buildings directly by Pier 26, such as … Continue reading

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New York Dolls sued by strippers

September 17, 2013- The NY Post is reporting that strippers at Downtown’s very own New York Dolls are suing because of onerous work conditions. No, not the “forced to get naked” part, but rather because they were not allowed to … Continue reading

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9/11 memorial lights

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Without public comment, even more concerts coming to Pier 26

Update September 5, 2013- More concerts than originally announced seem to have been added to the Pier 26 season . Tonight, “Empire of the Sun” is playing. Friday and Saturday, “Passion Pit” plays. When we first reported the concerts series … Continue reading

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Peter Poulakakos’ Nightlife Venture at 146 Bowery

August 13, 2013- A blog is reporting that Peter Poulakakos is looking to get into the nightclub business on Bowery Street. The Poulakakos is in the process of expanding immensely into Battery Park City with Pier A and a huge … Continue reading

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Do you support Pier 26 concerts or oppose the noise?

Update, July 6, 2013- Everyone seems to support the summer concerts on Pier 26 (as does this Editor). The curmudgeons lose. July 2, 2013- Do you support Pier 26 concerts or oppose the noise? Post your comments please. also Take … Continue reading

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Last minute plans for New Year’s

If you have procrastinated, there are still plenty of options for tomorrow. For the more sophisticated or subdued evening, try checking into the Greenwich Hotel at $525 a night. Then, head to either Bouley restaurant or nearby Tribeca Grill, which … Continue reading

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Tribeca: Still lame after 9:00 PM

October 20, 2012 By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV rarely ventures to Tribeca now that BPC has the new stores on Vesey and North End. For the first time in about a year, we toured the nightly entertainment spots across … Continue reading

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The people have voted: “Bring quality music to the Conrad Hotel”

The results of our survey are in. Ideally, if the business model made sense, our viewers liked the idea of a high-quality jazz and performing arts venue to go into one of the remaining retail spots of the Conrad Hotel, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: The Patriot Saloon fails to attend local meeting of NYPD and bar owners

May 31, 2012 BatteryPark.TV has learned that the First Precinct hosted a meeting between the NYPD and local bar owners to discuss growing concerns from the community that late night drunken patrons are becoming a menace to TriBeCa, FiDi, and … Continue reading

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The economic impact of the Tribeca Film Festival

April 19, 2012  By Steven Greer, MD Entering its 11th year, The Tribeca Film Festival will go through April 29th. In 2002, less than six months after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centers and The Pentagon, … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs transforms BPC from a Staten Island annex vibe into the new Tribeca

January 10, 2012 By Steven Greer, MD Battery Park City, since its formation in the early 70′s, has always been viewed by most New Yorkers as more of a Staten Island annex rather than a true part of Manhattan, and … Continue reading

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Pop culture people who need to go away in 2012

December 31, 2011 If you have found yourself yelling at the TV due to the bad content, or avoiding the movie theaters, you are not alone. It’s not you. The content providers are flailing, desperately and pumping out the worst … Continue reading

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HBO films at nearby Duane Park

September 6, 2011 HBO filmed a promotion for the new season of Boardwalk Empire at nearby Tribeca’s Duane Park cabaret.

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