Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

The first ever French-American apple pie

November 26, 2015- by Chef Steven E. Greer I had the idea quite some time ago, after enjoying a chocolate croissant at Le District, to make

Posted in - Brookfield Place, Accomplishments, American, Bakery, Battery Park City and BPCA, Cooking tips, French | 3 Comments

BPCA in disarray: No one left to run the town halls

November 16, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD The BPCA hosted another town hall meeting on the 14th. However, the big story was how the BPCA

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA | 1 Comment

Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update November 16, 2017- The NY Post reports that the mayor requested data on the bike path that was used by the terrorist who drove his truck over pedestrians, killing them. From

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, Hudson River Park Trust, Lawyers, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

Gristedes South to close

Update November 13, 2017- The owner, Gristedes, is quoted in Real Deal as now wanting

Posted in Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Groceries | 2 Comments

No-Tipping policy hurts North End Grill

Update October 19, 2017- As we reported years ago, Grub is now reporting that the new no-tipping

Posted in -- In the News, American, Battery Park City and BPCA | 1 Comment

Review: Nobu Downtown

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Just around the block from my Beekman Hotel is the new Nobu at 195 Broadway, in the AT&T building.

Posted in City Hall & Civic Center, Financial District, Japanese, Restaurants, Reviews, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo implicated in stunningly brazen city corruption bribing Mayor de Blasio

October 27, 2016- Well, now we know why former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo

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BPCA President Shari Hyman settles embarrassing federal lawsuit before taking private sector job

Shari Hyman by husband, Dan Horwitz, who defended Bernie Madoff Update November 11, 2017- BPTV obtained via FOIA request the actual settlement amount.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, Lawyers, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

Exclusive: BPCA head of human resources, Brenda McIntyre, fired

October 21, 2017- BPTV has learned that Brenda McIntyre, Vice President of Human Resources at the

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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 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

Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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

Edit Edit date and time (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

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, TriBeCa, Wall Street, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

March 9, 2016

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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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Did Dennis Mehiel and Shari Hyman’s BPCA sanction a sexual predator worse than Harvey Weinstein?

October 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Harvey Weinstein scandal is not only bringing down Hollywood, but also the entire liberal

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, Lawyers, Op-Ed | Leave a comment

Terrorist strikes BPC

October 31, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Initial reports of a shooting by a taxi driver on Chambers Street by PS 89 and Stuyvesant seem to

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HRPT sued for bad design of bike path where cyclist was killed

July 4, 2017- Last June, 30-year-old Olga Cook was killed while cycling on the bike path at Chambers Street

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New BPCA board member Louis Bevilacqua seems to be an improvement

October 26, 2017- by Steven E. Greer One of the three new BPCA board members, Louis Bevilacqua, who is a senior partner at the large

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - City government, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA | 1 Comment