Category Archives: Events and Activities

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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Images from the 2015 Swedish Midsummer festival

June 19, 2015- Click on the images for best full-screen experience

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Today is Summer Solstice

June 20, 2016- Today is the longest day of the year, in terms of sunlight. It is called Summer or June Solstice.

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To be or not to be?

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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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Images from Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015

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Port Authority decisions make the 1 WTC observatory a failure

May 29, 2016- The NYT has a lengthy article about the failure of the 1 WTC observatory and 9/11 memorial.

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It’s official. Canadians have stolen the public park North Cove Marina from you.

Update May 23, 2016- The CB1 discussed the new policy that makes the docks off-limits. Members

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The Intrude exhibit at Brookfield Place

April 19, 2016

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The new office for Offshore Sailing Class

April 5, 2016- The new Offshore Sailing office in the Mercantile Exchange building by the Irish Memorial is open.

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Exclusive: Brookfield makes a mockery of the sailing school

March 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Last year was the first year for the Brookfield-managed “sailing school” and the season was disaster.

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Why is there a huge crane in North Cove Marina?

April 1, 2016- With no public approval and no BPCA board meetings for three months, the BPCA is

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Review: The Who Hits 50 tour

March 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Last year was the 50th anniversary of the formation of The Who. They toured all over and ended

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Another pointless running race awakens BPC residents

March 20, 2016- by Steven E. Greer This morning, another one of those pointless exercises awakened thousands of BPC residents.

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