Category Archives: Financial District

Rendering of plans for 50 West plaza across from Rector Place

July 21, 2016- The WSJ ran an infomercial disguised as news promoting the 50 West Plaza. They called it an “Urban Sanctuary”.

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

March 9, 2016

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Accountant living at Gateway Plaza arrested allegedly as part of massive cocaine ring

July 5, 2016- In May of 2015, a banker, Thomas Hughes, aged 29, likely depressed by coming down from

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Cornell Medical School moves to relocate offices Downtown

July 5, 2016- Lower Manhattan has been in need of a quality hospital for decades. The New York Downtown

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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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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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West Thames bridge construction to begin in “early 2016”

November 16, 2015- The LMDC approved the $17.2 Million, which is in addition to the $8 Million

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This is what the Lower Manhattan skyline will look like soon

June 616, 2016- All of those pencil-tower properties under construction now will be transforming the

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Woman brutally beaten inside Bowling Green subway station

June 21, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “A woman standing on a subway platform last week was knocked

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Families love Schilling

June 15, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD During my second tasting at Schilling, yesterday, I spotted something that I have not quite seen

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Video of the underground walk from Fulton Street to WFC

June 8, 2016

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Livenrich made-to-order fresh juice

June 6, 2016- The Holiday Inn on Washington and Rector Streets has a new juice bar.

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Teen brutally mugged on Rector for his iPhone

June 4, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “The 16-yo teen, standing on the corner of Rector and Washington

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New Jersey hit-and-run perp pleads guilty, will get prison time

Downtown Express photo by Dusica Sue Malesevic Update June 2, 2016- DNAinfo reports that Tiffany Murdaugh pleaded guilty to, “to charges of

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

May 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer In March, an out-of-state ferry company, Hornblower, Inc., somehow won the lucrative city contract to operate a citywide expansion of the ferry boat operations.

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Military statue installed at Liberty Park

May 25, 2016

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Game of Kitchens: Todd English is the latest to run the Downtown W Hotel restaurant

Update May 24, 2016- Because the owners of the building require the restaurants to provide

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Undercover sting busts career criminals in the Battery

May 18, 2016- The Post reports, “Cops sent undercover teams out to pose as tourists and determine how the scam worked.

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Retail rents getting marked down as everyone buys online

May 16, 2016- The Post confirms what BatteryPark.TV has been reporting for nearly a year:

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Told you so. J&R by City Hall is closing

Update May 14, 2016- Two years later, the space sits empty. The real estate families are asking too much and Manhattan is becoming a city of empty storefronts. 

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