Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

Exclusive: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ignored complaints about a sexual predator on par with Harvey Weinstein

Update May 8, 2018- Now, Gillibrand friend Eric Schneiderman has abruptly resigned from his New York

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François Payard closed in chaos

April 28, 2018- There was an eviction notice on the François Payard window and the equipment was still inside.

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Interview with Bâtard’s acclaimed chef, Markus Glocker

Edit Edit date and time (3,800 people have viewed this as of February 23, 2018) October 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD It was a great pleasure to meet the Michelin-starred

Posted in Austrian, Cooking tips, French, Restaurants, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Featured Residents, Film Theater and TV, Restaurants, Reviews | 2 Comments

Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016

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Catherine McVay Hughes becomes BPCA board member despite ties to convicted felon Sheldon Silver

Update May 12, 2018- Despite Catherine Hughes’ mysterious departure from CB1, coinciding

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Politics, -- Neighborhoods, Crime, Gripes, Op-Ed, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

A tour of the newly opened Oculus PATH station

Update May 26, 2016- The connection from the Oculus PATH station to the Fulton Street

Posted in - Real estate, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

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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Construction on West Thames Bridge pork project stalls, as predicted

Update April 29, 2018- As everyone saw coming a mile away, the West Thames Bridge is a stalled, over-budget,

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BPCA secretly replaces General Counsel Alix Pustilnik

April 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer During the April 10th BPCA board meet, General Counsel Alix Pustilnik was not present. This is

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Lawyers | 2 Comments

North End Grill looks like a place ready to close

April 28, 2018- I walked into North End Grill during what should have been a busy brunch, and it was empty.

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus

6,000 people have viewed this as of June 9, 2017

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New York City is afraid of Airbnb

Update May 11, 2018- The Post reports that the anti-Airbnb robocalls sent out by Stooge Stringer were funded by the hotel industry.

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Quid pro Cuomo: Governor Cuomo appoints only BPCA board members who donate millions to him

February 25, 2018- The NYT reports, “To tally the donations that Mr. Cuomo has received

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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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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

(5000 people have viewed this as of July, 2017) We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

Posted in - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA | 1 Comment

Amada closes

Update March 19, 2018– The Philly Inquirer reports that Owner-Chef Jose Garces is failing miserably

Posted in - Brookfield Place, Battery Park City and BPCA, Reviews, Spanis tapas | 1 Comment

Port Authority corrupt official caught on camera

April 26, 2018- by Steven Greer, MD The Port Authority is the largest of the shadow government public benefit corporations created

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Pier-A is now an overcrowded Jersey Shore drunk haven

April 29, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD BPTV predicted this. Years ago, when the crooked BPCA was passing resolutions, in secret, to allow

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Bar, Lounge, Bar, Sports, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Nightlife, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Restaurants, The Battery | Leave a comment

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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