Category Archives: World Trade Center

Anna Wintour hates her job in 1 WTC

May 23, 2017- This could be a TV sitcom. Take an elite narcissistic diva like Anna Wintour and make

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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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Another injury related to WTC Oculus escalators (that cost only $4 Billion)

April 27, 2017- A woman recently fell from the railing of the WTC Oculus escalators and died. Now,  DNAinfo reports, “Two men were injured when a World Trade Center Oculus escalator

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Choza Taqueria in Oculus near WTC Tower 4

April 12, 2017- This nice lunch place is out of the way. You have to walk south toward WTC Tower 4.

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Easter candy at Eataly

April 12, 2017

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Nobletree Coffee in Oculus

April 12, 2017- This “serious coffee” shop is out of the way. It is not in the main Oculus by the Apple store, but rather

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Lobster Press in the WTC mall

April 12, 2017

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Beer Table in the Oculus

April 12, 2017- Next to Nobletree and Choza Taqueria, this craft beer shop is by WTC Tower 4 and Eataly.

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1 WTC was built by a mobster

April 13, 2017- The corrupt Port Authority ran the 1 WTC construction project. The Post reports, “A Queens contractor with alleged mob ties admitted Wednesday to

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Review: Wolfgang Puck’s Cut at The Four Seasons Hotel Downtown

Update December 20, 2016- Pete Wells of the New York Times has a bizarre review of Cut. He loved the

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Épicerie Boulud in the Oculus

March 20, 2017– Épicerie Boulud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s eat-in and take-out café in the Oculus PATH station complex by the Apple store.

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Joe & the Juice in the Oculus

March 20, 2017-

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Told you so. It was not a blizzard according to the NYT

January 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am such a genius contrarian. All of you thought that I had lost my marbles when I was proclaiming

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Brookfield Place Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store opens

February 16, 2017- The NYT reports quite accurately that retailers are out of touch trying to sell $800 sneakers,

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Game of Kitchens: Todd English is the latest to back out of the Downtown W Hotel restaurant

Update February 23, 2017- Todd English has also backed out for the reasons we described below.

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Woman dies falling from Oculus escalator

February 11, 2017- The Post reports, “A woman died at the World Trade Center’s soaring Oculus transit

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Silverstein’s 4 WTC lands Spotify as client

February 16, 2017- The Post reports, “The world’s leading music-streaming company signed

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More good news for Lower Manhattan: Chef Daniel Humm to open restaurant in 2 WTC

January 25, 2017- More good news for Lower Manhattan: Chef Daniel Humm to open restaurant in 2 WTC.

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Residential tower on Greenwich no longer to be taller than Freedom Tower

(Left: renderings from 2014, Right: new plans) Update January 6, 2017- The tower will be 15-floors lower, but wider in footprint, according to new plans released by Rafael Vinoly.

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The Port Authority screws up Christmas

December 2, 2016- The Post reports that the Port Authority has failed to install Christmas

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