Category Archives: Bar, Lounge

Pier-A is now an overcrowded Jersey Shore drunk haven

April 29, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD BPTV predicted this. Years ago, when the crooked BPCA was passing resolutions, in secret, to allow

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Bar CYRK is dead

Update September 7, 2017- Told you so. A local blogger said that this place has closed.

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It’s official: Pier-A (BlackTail) is a huge (award-winning) cocktail bar

July 28, 2017- As we warned, Pier-A never materialized as a restaurant or a public space. Instead, it is

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Review: The Crest Gastropub

May 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I wanted to try The Crest Gastropub after seeing a blog post. It seemed like a hipster chef-driven place.

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Sauce & Barrel

April 12, 2017- The spot across from the Holiday Inn at Washington and rector Street has yet a new owner/operator.

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Chef Paul Gerard sues partners in Belle Reve for mismanagement

Chef Paul Gerard, Plaintiff March 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The Post reports on a lawsuit filed by Paul Gerard, the former chef and partner of Tribeca’s Belle Reve restaurant and bar.

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Try Ethyl’s this weekend

May 13, 2016- I was invited to the opening of Ethyl’s on 85th Street and Second Avenue. It is the latest

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Review: “Employees Only” bar suffers from extreme inconsistencies

October 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Since I first went to Employees Only in June (see original story below), I have been back approximately six times. I keep going back in search of that good experience that I … Continue reading

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Review: The Beekman Hotel lounge in City Hall

October 27, 2016- by Steven E. Greer City Hall has been a no-man’s land for decades, with few places of any quality to go for lawyers and

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The New Yorker slams Pier-A’s Blacktail bar

November 27, 2016- The bar operators of Pier-A, who promised all sorts of stuff, like restaurants,

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Review: J. Alexander’s

November 22, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I tried out the J. Alexander’s in the Easton complex near Columbus and New Albany. I was pleasantly surprised.

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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,

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Review: The Dead Rabbit cocktail bar and eatery

October 19, 2013- Folks. I misled you with my October 11th review, and this is my mea culpa. Back then, I wrote a glowing review of the Dead Rabbit, commenting that the food was worthy of fine dining. That was … Continue reading

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Merchant’s Black Hound in the news

June 1, 2016- The last time I was in Black Hound, the little cocktail bar next to SouthWestNY,

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It’s official: Pier-A is nothing but a huge bar.

April 1, 2016- The PR company for Poulakakos finally got back with us. The huge upstairs section

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Photo 4-1-2016

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North End Grill is busy again

February 28, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I swore off North End Grill, for the second time, a year ago. Under Chef Floyd Cardoz, I stopped

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Acceptable lounges in Tribeca

Update February 9, 2016- The NYT “gave” The Bennett a write-up.

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Review: Terroir

February 6, 2016- by Steven E. Greer A viewer suggested we try Terroir in Tribeca. I went there in 2011 when it opened, but for some

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BPCA CFO, Robert Serpico, spotted coming out of cigar lounge

January 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was walking by the Davidoff of Geneva cigar store and spotted Robert Serpico, the CFO of the

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