Category Archives: Hotels

The United States just entered into a second Civil War

October 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I gave this tip to CNBC, Fox Business, the NY Post, and Sinclair Broadcasting, so I might as well

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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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Review update: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD When I first reviewed Augustine last March, I had a few good things to say. I have been in the Beekman

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The fancy subway entrance by Four Seasons

August 5, 2017- When you are Larry Silverstein, you get special subway entrances.

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

Update February 23, 2017- Todd English has also backed out for the reasons we described below.

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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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Review: White Plains and Greenwich

July 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD For the last 20-years, many of my colleagues in surgery and Wall Street have been the ones to commute

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Keith McNally’s Augustine restaurant getting close to opening in The Beekman Hotel

June 18, 2016

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Jack’s Stir-brewed coffee in the Roxy Hotel

June 6, 2016- The owners of the Tribeca Grand Hotel, now called The Roxy, are trying yet again to do

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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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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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NYPD investigating alleged rape case that happened in the Conrad

Update March 27, 2016- Post, “A Queens man was nabbed in an attempted rape at a Battery Park hotel Sunday —

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Conrad Hilton ordered into drug treatment

January 27, 2016- After Paris Hilton ruined the brand with her amateur porn tapes and jail time,

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NYT essay about abuse of “service pet” status

January 2, 2016- The NYT has an essay about the abuse of divisibility laws by normal people

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The $200,000 door at The Conrad Hotel

December 13, 2015– The same AAA-rated union construction

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Images from the new jazz club in Tribeca, The Django

September 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer (Pardon the poor camera quality) This weekend was the soft opening of The Django in The Roxy. In other words, the Tribeca Grand Hotel,

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Review: The Roxy

September 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I went to The Roxy, which is the new name of the Tribeca Grand Hotel. Nothing much has changed inside.

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Review: The Edition Hotel lobby bar: Sad to watch

August 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I have waited to comment on The Edition Hotel’s lobby bar until the upstairs Clocktower restaurant got its reviews. I am

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Tribeca Grand Hotel to add large jazz club in basement

June 11, 2015- At the CB1 Tribeca meeting last night, it was announced that the Tribeca Grand

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