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Review: Pint House has fries as good as Clocktower

August 17, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I previously ranked the best French fries in the city and found two Stephen Starr places to have the best:

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Review: Graeter’s Ice Cream caused me to break up with Jeni’s

August 17, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Years ago, I championed Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream to New York Viewers. It was a hometown

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BPCA wastes close to $1 Million defending against BPTV

August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers recall, BPTV sued the BPCA in August of 2015 for violating our First Amendment rights

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City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer gives the BPCA an earful

The three new BPCA board members, far right, as City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer speaks August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer attended the BPCA board meeting and spoke during the

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Will Aaron Foldenauer defeat Margaret Chin for City Council?

August 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I had lunch with City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer and realized something. He might win.

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, -- Neighborhoods | 1 Comment

Dan Squadron resigns from State Senate

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Yesterday, I was walking across City Hall Park and literally bumped into Dan Squadron. I told him

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Politics, - State Government, -- In the News, -- Neighborhoods | 2 Comments

Collect Pond Park by City Hall

August 8, 2017- This money pit has been a problem for the city since the 1600’s.

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Told you so: The White House Press Office Is In Chaos

August 16, 2017- The White Announced that Hope Hicks will be the interim communications director.

Posted in - Federal government, - Politics | 2 Comments

The Shake Shack chain is in trouble

August 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I have been a supporter of Shake Shack over the last few years as most of the smart hedge funds have

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Shake Shack breakfast at Fulton Station is failing

August 9, 2017- I previously reported on the woes of the Shake Shack chain. Even the busy

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City Council’s Margaret Chin tries to skirt term limit laws and run for third term

June 23, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Sheldon Silver protégé Margaret Chin is running for a third term on City Council. There is only one problem:

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Allied Barton seems to be copying the PEP no-show policies

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As you recall, I got the PEP removed from BPC by exposing that they were redistributing almost all of

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - City government, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, The Battery | Leave a comment

Exclusive: Landmark Victory for Renters: 421-g Buildings are Rent Stabilized

July 3, 2017- The New York Supreme Court rendered a landmark decision today on rent stabilization.

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Review: The Roger Waters Us + Them tour, Columbus July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I reluctantly went to the Roger Waters concert tonight in Columbus. I thought that I had already seen

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Federal Complaint Filed Against Mayor de Blasio and Margaret Chin

June 28, 2017- Click here for the actual PDF complaint

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New York Dolls lingers

August 5, 2017- Rumors of the death of New York Dolls were exaggerated, it seems. It’s now a

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The state of Pier-A

August 6, 2017- After a CB1 member complained a couple of years ago that public space by Pier-A was

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Told you so: The reason this country is close to an 18th-Century-style revolution

Update August 13- Told you so. The race riots in Charlottesville, Virginia are exactly what I warned about in June.

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Update review: Khe-Yo still great

August 7, 2017- Steven Greer I have not been to Khe-Yo in a while and had a craving for savory pork curry noodles and sticky rice.

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Trump will survive Mueller

DC Man giving two middle fingers to Roger Waters August 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I think I have figured out how this Mueller special investigation into “Russian meddling” will end. Michael Flynn will be the fall guy and … Continue reading

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