Category Archives: Restaurants

Interview with restaurateur Danny Meyer

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Featured Residents, Film Theater and TV, Restaurants, Reviews | 2 Comments

Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus transportation hub and WTC retail city

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New York Dolls closing

Update September 21, 2016- New York Dolls claims that they are shutting

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A tour of the bakery at Le District

April 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Throughout history, bakeries have been important establishments in cities around the world.

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Another big loss for Lower Manhattan taste buds

September 15, 2016- The corporate chef for the Starr restaurants, James Tracey, recently left for another group.

Posted in American, Battery Park City and BPCA, Restaurants, Tex-Mex | 1 Comment

Images of Eataly WTC

August 20, 2016- The last round of photos we posted were taken by the building’s PR team.

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So many closed retail storefronts that it looks like 2009 again

February 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was in SoHo again and noticed numerous closed retail storefronts in the heart of the fancy

Posted in - Real estate, Financial District, Gripes, Op-Ed, Restaurants, Shops and markets, The Battery, Wall Street | Leave a comment

Told you so: Pier-A is a just big bar now

August 12, 2016- As we predicted many times, Pier-A is nothing but a big bar now. The upstairs,

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Bar, Lounge, Bar, Sports, Battery Park City and BPCA | Leave a comment

Pier 26 new restaurant, City Winery, gets slammed by Eater

August 23, 2016- Every decision made by the HRPT’s director Madelyn Wils seems to be a bad one.

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Nobu FiDi stalled?

August 23, 2016- Last week, I peeked into the 195 Broadway location for the new Nobu and saw

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Le Pain Quotidien at Gateway Plaza entrance opens

August 20, 2016- Le Pain Quotidien at the Gateway Plaza entrance opens tomorrow. The sidewalk seating is an unexpected surprise.

Posted in - Real estate, Bakery, Battery Park City and BPCA, Coffee, Dog feces and urine on sidewalks, French | 2 Comments

Pick-A-Bagel on South End Ave closes

August 20, 2016- The worst restaurant in BPC (and that is saying a lot, given that we have Picasso Pizza

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Images of the new Shake Shack in Fulton Station

August 20, 2016- As a shareholder, I checked out the new Shake Shack in Fulton Station. They serve breakfast, like the one in Grand Central.

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Renderings for the new FiDi Nobu

August 15, 2016- The Rockwell Group will be designing the new Downtown Nobu just east of the

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Exclusive (good) photos of the new Downtown Eataly

August 2, 2016- Le District is in for some trouble.

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Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

(2,500 people have read this as of June 13, 2016) Update June 13, 201- Since David Bouley is cashing out and selling his buildings, the Brushstroke

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Review: Bob Evans

August 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Anthony Bourdain and acclaimed Southern cuisine chef Sean Brock visited a Waffle House in one of his episodes.

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Something strange is going on with François Payard

August 5, 2016- I have never seen François Payard once, in five years, at any of his bakery shops.

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