Category Archives: Events and Activities

Will Mike Fortenbaugh bring his sailing club back to North Cove Marina?

November 18, 2016– by Steven E. Greer As BatteryPark.TV reported last year, the Offshore Sailing School in North Cove Marina was failing.

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The Desert Trip: Day 1: The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan

October 14, 2016- in 4K

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The Desert Trip: Day 2: Neil Young and Paul McCartney

October 15, 2016- in 4K

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The Great Thanksgiving Banquet by NYC Rescue Mission

James VarnHagen of the New York City Rescue Mission discusses their annual Great Thanksgiving banquet they host in their Tribeca homeless shelter. Prominent figures such as Police Chief Kelly turn out to help serve the needy. With the bad economy … Continue reading

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The Brookfield Place ice rink opens for 2016

November 18, 2016

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Paul McCartney tells stories to 100,000 people in Indio, California

October 15, 2016- by Steven Greer In the second day of The Desert Trip (note the awesome full moon), Paul McCartney told numerous fascinating stories about the early

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Unboxing my Desert Trip tickets

September 26, 2016-

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Vikings invade BPC

September 18, 2016-

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Why you should boycott the BPC block party

Update September 16, 2016- Tomorrow’s block party should be boycotted, for the same reasons

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Please do not come back, Dîner en Blanc

August 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was in Midtown eating last night and saw a Citi Bike rack. On an impulse, I hopped on and rode home. The weather was great.

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New renderings of the proposed WTC performing arts center

September 8, 2016- The NYT reports on the new designs for the WTC performing arts center. the Frank Gehry

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New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

July 23, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the July 29th edition of New Yorker Magazine, journalist Nick Paumgarten covered our

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Brookfield’s use of the marina is your worst nightmare

Update May 21, 2016- This failed exhibition race finally aired on NBC. However, the billionaire who owns Oracle pays the network to air this, as an infomercial for his hobby. There is

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Tip of the Week: How to get much better at golf using your iPhone

July 30, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I used an iPhone to film my swing, which would have cost $150 for a PGA pro lesson 10-years ago.

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More beach fun under the sun

June 25, 2016- These photos were taken at Tod’s Point in Old Greenwich.

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The Roots and Drive-By Truckers to play the esplanade July 12, 13

July 8, 2016

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Canadian conglomerate Brookfield Property makes flagrant land grab of public park space

July 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Why did the BPCA and Brookfield Property want to stop bike riders from going past the marina

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July 4th historical stuff to do during the day

June 29, 2016- Most people have no idea how much Lower Manhattan played a role in the American

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Images from the Swedish Midsummer Festival 2016

June 24, 2016

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Stuyvesant Community Center to hold open house Saturday

June 24, 2016- Stuyvesant Community Center, which recently slashed the price of membership

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