Category Archives: Reviews

The Netflix Late Reviewer: Hell or High Water

February 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I watched “Hell or High Water” because it was nominated for an Academy Award. It stars Jeff Bridges and Chris Pine.

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Arrival

February 17, 2017- by Steven E Greer Arrival, starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner and directed by Denis Villeneuve, is now available on Netflix.

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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SouthWestNY bites the dust. Big bar coming next.

Update January 11, 2017- SouthWestNY is going out of business. They will turn it into a big bar

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Review: Chick-fil-A

February 4, 2017- by Steven E. Greer It is somewhat ironic that I, King of Chicken Sandwiches and inventor of the Shake Shack Chick’n Sandwich,

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The Broadsheet botches food story

February 1, 2017- The Broadsheet covered the fact that Le District’s internal chef-table restaurant

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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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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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Consumer alert: Madison Seating

January 25, 2017- Last August, we posted a story with tips on where and how to purchase furniture online.

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The New York premier of Roger Waters The Wall

September 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I have been suckered into many movie “premiers” of big budget films, only to find myself in a

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Pete Wells has another bizarre review of a Lower Manhattan restaurant.

December 28, 2016- Pete Wells has another bizarre review of a Lower Manhattan restaurant. He goes on

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Review: Tom Colicchio’s Fowler & Wells in The Beekman Hotel

October 23, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I wanted to try the newly opened Fowler & Wells, a Tom Colicchio restaurant in the new Beekman

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Sully

January 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I had assumed for some reason that the film “Sully” was another cheesy Ron Howard film. I watched

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New York Dolls staying put after all

Update December 20, 2016- The Post reports that the club owners purchased the building,

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Review: Marcella’s in the Short North

December 12, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I heard good things from many sources about Marcella’s in the Short North, so I tried it out.

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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 Netflix Late Reviewer: Suicide Squad

January 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I would normally disregard a superhero movie, because they are all bad (except for Nolan’s Batman trilogy).

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Review: The Odeon

December 19, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I went to The Odeon restaurant on West Broadway by Thomas Street. A PR-placed article claimed that

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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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Good, cheap champagnes

December 14, 2016- The head sommelier at The Ritz Carlton selects some good champagnes.

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