Category Archives: Art and Museums

Our version of Broadway’s Cats has come to a close

Update March 1, 2016- Our version of Broadway’s Cats has come to a close. The long-playing

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Interview with the CEO of design group ICRAVE, Lionel Ohayon, about Le District

 

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Interview with Pace University leaders

February 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Dean of Pace University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Nira Herrmann, and her Chair of Performing Arts, Jorge Cacheiro, about their college, and the newly constructed classroom building on … Continue reading

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More proof that the BPC Parks Conservancy is dead

February 18, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We previously reported how the BPCA is secretly shuttering the legally protected BPC Parks

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Sunset over New York Harbor 2-7-2016

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BPCA ousts head of parks programming?

February 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We have previous been critical of the lame programming decisions by the BPC Parks Conservancy.

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Review: One World Observatory is a horrible experience

January 27, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I visited the One World Observatory last night for the CB1 meeting. It was

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BPCA contemplates demolishing the Irish Memorial, selling the space to developers

December 8, 2015- by Steven E. Greer During the December 4th BPCA board meeting, they wanted the public to think that they approved

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Museum of Feelings comes down

November 24, 2015- The Museum of Feelings opens to the public today. Here’s a sneak peak.

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Museum of Feelings gets a write-up in the NYT

December 8, 2015- There have been huge lines for the Museum of Feelings. The locals hate it,

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Tip of the Week: How to turn your apartment into a photo gallery

November 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer If you own even a small point-and-shoot camera, these days the resolution is pretty impressive

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Canstruction 2015

November 6, 2015- Canstruction in Brookfield Place

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Remember the Battery Park City wheatfield?

September 3, 2015- A blog reports, “….conceptual artist Agnes Denes who, in 1982, transformed what is now Battery Park City into a two-acre wheatfield.”

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Stop wearing black, for the love of god

November 1, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD I was the first one to notice this idiotic fashion trend of women wearing all black, from head to toe.

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Review: Sun Kil Moon album Benji

September 16, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I made a rare new discovery in music with the band called Sun Kil Moon, which is headed by

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BPCA announces plans for the new Police Memorial by the marina

October 7, 2015- by Steven E. Greer At the October 6th CB1 meeting, the BPCA showed slides and discussed plans for rebuilding

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Cool Globes art installation opens at Pier-A plaza

September 28, 2015- A press release from Albany states, “Governor Cuomo announced the installation of

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MOVE art project at Brookfield Place

October 2, 2015- Brookfield Place has a three-day event of performing art that allows the audience to participate.

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Review: The new Whitney District takes off

May 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer There has been the despicable cheesy Meatpacking District for decades, where one can see on

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Quick: How many towers do you see?

June 27, 2015- Take a quick look, then close your eyes. How many towers did you see? If you

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