Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

The new BPCA administration, courtesy of Steven E. Greer

 March 7, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD On March 5th, the BPCA convened a town hall meeting in 6 River Terrace. On display for the first time

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Battery Park Pharmacy closes

April 4, 2018- The only independent

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BPTV being produced from Brookfield lobby

April 30, 2018

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Nunu Chocolates opens anew Downtown

April 29, 2018- Nunu Chocolates is a Brooklyn artisan shop that tried to open in Tribeca at the food court called

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Exclusive: North End Grill soon to close

Update March 22, 2018- The unethical scumbags at Eater (owned by Vox Media) stole our exclusive story and ran their own without credit.

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The floating body phenomenon of Battery Park City

April 24, 2018- The Post reports that another body was pulled out of the Hudson. It appears to have been

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Chick-fil-A opens on Fulton Street to large crowds

March 30, 2018- The biggest Chick-fil-A in the country opened by the Fulton Street subway.

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Construction stalls on the Greek Orthodox Church in Liberty Park

Update April 7, 2018- The feds are investigation this clusterf*ck,

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Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update April 3, 2018- Mario is officially divesting his assets in his restaurants. This might

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Review: Lombardi’s Pizza in SoHo

December 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On the third day of my quest for the best pizza Downtown, I ordered in from famed 100-year-old

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Review: The pizza at Eataly

February 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I had to pick up some prints at Duggal on 23rd and stopped in to try out the pizza at Eataly.

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A damn fine pizza at Harry’s Italian

September 29, 2015- I was unable to enjoy the last pizza I had at Harry’s Italian because

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Urgent Care at 200 Chambers is out of business

April 14, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Iranian “doctor” and his brother

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Eric Korsh, chef at North End Grill, is the next to fall in the #MeToo era

Update March 15, 2018- Chef Korsh has been fired from Racines after only two weeks on the job.

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City Council proposes five-borough ban on helicopter tourist flights

April 17, 2018- The Post reports, “Helicopter tours would be banned in the five boroughs under

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Senator Schumer is the only elected official to call for a halt in tourist helicopter flights

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop’s John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ wishes to thank U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer for his leadership today in demanding

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Gangs of black teens menace all-white BPC

Teens on the young kid’s basketball court by West Thames Update April 15, 2018- April seems to be the time when the teen gangs in Lower Manhattan come

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Summary of the April 10, 2018 BPCA board meeting

April 11, 2018- by Steven Greer As BPTV first warned about, the BPCA announced that it is going to market to sell more bonds, raise more cash, and place the authority in more debt. The debt service raises PILOT

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P.S. 276 hit with frivolous $2 Million lawsuit?

April 3, 2018- The Post reports,”A Manhattan mom is suing the Department of Education for $2 million

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