Category Archives: Financial District

Review: Fuku and Milk on Wall Street

Update January 23, 2018- The Hudson Eats Fuku in the location of the old Little Muenster

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The new Target store in Tribeca is busy

September 13, 2017- Target is hiring thousands of employees. They seem to be a rare retail company doing it right.

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The new Denny’s by City Hall gets shut down by the health department

Update November 30, 2017- The health department closed down Denny’s. That is hard to accomplish,

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

Update November 29, 2017- Remember that scandalous contract to give an out-of-state ferry boat company, Hornblower, Inc., the lucrative contract to expand service to Brooklyn

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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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New York is worse than one year ago

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I am going to fire my secretary. For some reason, he thought it would be a good idea to needlessly stay in

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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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Shake Shack at Fulton Station is failing

September 18, 2017- OK. By now, everyone should really be wondering if I am a mutant with

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Chinese real estate firm chases families off Chase Plaza

May 12, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “Financial District families were alarmed when they and their children

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The Three Towers

August 9, 2017- 101 Murray an far left, then 1 WTC, then 50 West on far right

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Yachts are soooo stupid

August 2, 2017- The dirty secret about luxury yachts is that no one can afford to operate them. Even

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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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NYT covers the violence in The Battery

May 29, 2017- The NYT published an extensive article on the criminals and companies that employ

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Absurd PC in The Post

June 26, 2017- More violence in The Battery: The Post has a story about a black man stabbing a white man in the Staten Island Ferry terminal, but

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Man slashed at Fulton Street subway station

June 2, 2017- A 29-year-old man was slashed by a black male yesterday at the Fulton Street subway station in broad daylight at 2:25 PM. The criminal got away (because the security inside subways stations is a joke).

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Two hot dog cart vendors pummel each other

May 29, 2017- The Post reports that two parasitic food cart vendors

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The Liberty Park truck garage opens

April 14, 2017- I noticed that the Liberty Park truck garage has opened.

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Review: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

March 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I had a break in between depositions in my federal case, so I walked to the Beekman. I tried to get

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Another tourist assaulted in The Battery by ticket sellers

October 31, 2016- It has happened again. Another tourist in The Battery was assaulted by career felons

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