Category Archives: Shops and markets

Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

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How to Drink Wine

April 1, 2017- The NYT posted a useful guide to drinking wine. These are the crib notes from the very long article.

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Review: The Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Shop in Brookfield

March 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I finally stopped by the newly opened Saks Men’s Shop above P.J. Clarke’s. I buy Armani suits from Saks,

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Easter candy at Eataly

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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Schott leather coats continue to kick ass

March 19, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I bought another Schott coat today from their store on Elizabeth Street.

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Review: Pure Ohio maple syrup from Butcher’s Farm

March 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Even if you are cutting down on carbs, do yourself a favor and order some pure Ohio maple syrup

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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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It’s happened again: $5,000 Rolex stolen from Brookfield Place Equinox this time

January 6, 2017- This is not a re-run of an old story. Another man using the Equinox Gym in Brookfield

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$10,000 watch stolen from BPC Equinox gym

December 15, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “A TriBeCa man had his pricey watch taken from the locker of a Downtown Equinox, police said.

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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

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Images of the new Saks Fifth Avenue in Brookfield Place

October 24, 2016- They did a nice job.

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Marbles the brain store

October 24, 2016- A new study making national attention concludes that tablet and smartphone

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Images of the new Tribeca Target store

October 8, 2016

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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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Never accept the original sales pitch

July 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am doing a lot of shopping for basic services and home furnishings. I am amazed at how flagrantly

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Review: White Plains and Greenwich

July 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD For the last 20-years, many of my colleagues in surgery and Wall Street have been the ones to commute

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Stuyvesant Community Center to hold open house Saturday

June 24, 2016- Stuyvesant Community Center, which recently slashed the price of membership

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