Category Archives: Financial District

Review: The Beekman Hotel lounge in City Hall

October 27, 2016- by Steven E. Greer City Hall has been a no-man’s land for decades, with few places of any quality to go for lawyers and

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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

March 9, 2016

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Another tourist assaulted in The Battery by ticket sellers

October 31, 2016- It has happened again. Another tourist in The Battery was assaulted by career felons

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Review: Tom Colicchio’s Fowler & Wells in The Beekman Hotel

October 23, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I wanted to try the newly opened Fowler & Wells, a Tom Colicchio restaurant in the new Beekman

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Images of Eataly WTC

August 20, 2016- The last round of photos we posted were taken by the building’s PR team.

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So many closed retail storefronts that it looks like 2009 again

February 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was in SoHo again and noticed numerous closed retail storefronts in the heart of the fancy

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Review: The Holiday Inn on Washington Street

October 23, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Since I watched it go up two-years ago,

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MTA bus driver arrested for gruesome murder-by-bus near The Battery

October 24, 2016- DNAinfo reports that an MTA bus driver was arrested after killing a pedestrian

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Rendering of plans for 50 West plaza across from Rector Place

Update October 23, 2016- This is what the plaza is really looking like.

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Review: Schilling

Updated June 14 with photos, originally posted May 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The No-Man’s Land below Albany Street in FiDi might finally become a bit nicer now that the World Trade

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Fulton Station gets its first subway jumper

October18, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “A person was struck by an A train Tuesday morning after jumping

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Fascism strikes nearby

October 18, 2016- At the nearby Bowling Green subway stop, a far-left intolerant fascist vandalized an

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Images of the new Tribeca Target store

October 8, 2016

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Broke ass Kanye West gets booted from his FiDi apartment where he had been getting free rent

October 6, 2016- Recall, Kanye West told the world via twitter that he was $50 Million in the hole and broke.

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Review: The Dead Rabbit cocktail bar and eatery

October 19, 2013- Folks. I misled you with my October 11th review, and this is my mea culpa. Back then, I wrote a glowing review of the Dead Rabbit, commenting that the food was worthy of fine dining. That was … Continue reading

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Human error caused deadly crane collapse in Tribeca last February

Update September 12, 2016- ABC reports that an investigation concluded that human error

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

Update August 12, 2016- DNAinfo reports that Hornblower has supposedly stopped the practice of

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Nobu FiDi stalled?

August 23, 2016- Last week, I peeked into the 195 Broadway location for the new Nobu and saw

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Images of the new Shake Shack in Fulton Station

August 20, 2016- As a shareholder, I checked out the new Shake Shack in Fulton Station. They serve breakfast, like the one in Grand Central.

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