Category Archives: Financial District

Downtown Connection Bus to skip stops along The Battery to dodge violent felons

August 9, 2018- From Downtown Alliance:

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Statue of Liberty Cons Pack Downtown Alliance Buses with Duped Tourists

July 25, 2018- At the July 24th BPCA board meeting, resident Maryanne Braverman spoke about

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The West Thames Street pedestrian bridge is officially a bloated Cuomo pork project

August 2, 2018- Crain’s reports, “Officials revealed last week that the West Thames Street Pedestrian Bridge,

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016

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Review: Nobu Downtown

Update April 28, 2018- I feasted again at Nobu. This time, I ate downstairs with the grownups.

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Man who raped 6-year-old girl arrested for selling bogus Statue of Liberty tickets in the Battery

July 29, 2019- The Daily News reports, “A convicted child rapist was arrested for illegally hawking Statue

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Dead man found in The Battery

July 27, 2018- by Steven Greer According to NYPD sources, a 62-year-old man named Robert Kennedy was found dead in a garden area

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It’s Wabbit Season (i.e. attack whites season)

July 25, 2018- The Tribeca Tribune police blotter lists:

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Review: Chick-fil-A Downtown

April 28, 2018- The Chick-fil-A Downtown by the Fulton Street station is clean and not overrun by filth.

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Chick-fil-A opens on Fulton Street to large crowds

March 30, 2018- The biggest Chick-fil-A in the country opened by the Fulton Street subway.

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Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update April 3, 2018- Mario is officially divesting his assets in his restaurants. This might

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Update on NYPD efforts to stop the violent felons ripping off tourists in The Battery

February 24, 2018- The problem of violent career criminals being used to sell bogus boat tour tickets

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Review: Fuku and Milk on Wall Street

Update January 23, 2018- The Hudson Eats Fuku in the location of the old Little Muenster

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The new Target store in Tribeca is busy

September 13, 2017- Target is hiring thousands of employees. They seem to be a rare retail company doing it right.

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The new Denny’s by City Hall gets shut down by the health department

Update November 30, 2017- The health department closed down Denny’s. That is hard to accomplish,

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Was the Poulakakos Group ousted from the Maritime Building Hotel project?

March 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer A local advertising flier is reporting on the Maritime Hotel project and EDC documents that

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Ferry company that recently won contract from Mayor de Blasio part of organized crime network in The Battery

Update November 29, 2017- Remember that scandalous contract to give an out-of-state ferry boat company, Hornblower, Inc., the lucrative contract to expand service to Brooklyn

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Second Review: Fowler & Wells (now Temple Court) in the Beekman Hotel

Update August 22, 2017- NYT reviewer Pete Wells commented that Fowler & Wells was named after a racist phrenologist. Well, after the rise of white supremacist last week, Tom Colicchio,

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