Category Archives: Seaport

Pete Wells panders to Tom Colicchio with his review of Fowler & Wells

January 24, 2017- This week, Pete Wells reviewed Tom Colicchio’s Fowler and Wells in the Beekman Hotel (which we despised).

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FiDi purse snatcher strikes again

Update January 11, 2017- It has happened again. Another woman in FiDi was violently mugged and

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Danny Meyer to open a place in FiDi?

(Views from 28 Liberty where the rumored restaurant would go) January 7, 2017- Caution: This story is nothing but a regurgitation of unvetted Facebook postings,

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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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New iPic Theater at Seaport

October 10, 2016- Downtown Express reports, “The first of the chain’s high-end cinemas to open in New York City,

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

Update August 12, 2016- DNAinfo reports that Hornblower has supposedly stopped the practice of

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Maritime building renovation now stalled

August 20, 2016- First, the Poulakakos and Dermot teams backed out. Now, no one wants to touch this money drain being bungled by Mayor de Blasio’s EDC.

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New Jersey woman who ran over Tribeca mom gets 2-6 years in prison

Update August 3, 2016- She was sentenced to two to six years in the clink, according to The Post.

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Staten Island Ferry might expand route to Midtown

July 29, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “The Department of Transportation is studying extending Staten

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Poor Bill Ackman loses hundreds of millions more today

July 15, 2016- It is hard to feel sorry for an arrogant Botox-faced billionaire who did little to earn his wealth,

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Cornell Medical School moves to relocate offices Downtown

July 5, 2016- Lower Manhattan has been in need of a quality hospital for decades. The New York Downtown

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Keith McNally’s Augustine restaurant getting close to opening in The Beekman Hotel

June 18, 2016

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The perpetual jobs program called The Brooklyn Bridge

May 4, 2016- Downtown Express reports, “Downtowners living near the Brooklyn Bridge are furious

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Review: El Luchador in the Seaport is muy bueno

September 7, 2015- by Steven E. Greer With the bike path through The Battery now open finally, I Citi-Biked over to the Seaport. At the corner of John and South Streets

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City EDC strikes deal to cut noisy helicopter flights in half

Update April 2, 2016- Starting tomorrow, tourist flights will be banned on Sundays.

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Motorcycle gang intimidates Lower Manhattan

February 28, 2016-  These large shows of force by motorcycle gangs has have stopped for a few

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Chinese developers might build that Howard Hughes skyscraper in the Seaport after all

March 19, 2016- A real estate blog is reporting that this tower will be as tall as the Freedom

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Bill Ackman unloads assets due to struggling hedge fund. Dumps Seaport development.

March 17, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was driving by the Pier 17 Seaport construction and had a thought that made me laugh out loud.

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Durst and his Yellow Water Taxi’s get the boot by Mayor De Blasio

March 11, 2016- Now, it is clear why real estate developer Doug Durst is such an advocate for

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By this time next year, you will be able to walk from the BPC Marina to the Seaport without going outside

March 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We learned something interesting today during our tour of the WTC. When the boondoggle

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