Category Archives: Shops and markets

Roasting Coffee Beans at Home

January 9, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I used to go to Whole Foods for coffee beans and meat. The Tribeca store roasts onsite. In fact,

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus

6,000 people have viewed this as of June 9, 2017

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Trader Joe’s chocolates are very good

July 19, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I have now tried many of the Trader Joe’s selections of chocolates. They make these in-house rather

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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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The Trader Joe’s French baked goods diet

March 24, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I was stunned to see that I weighed only 197-pounds today, which is a loss of five. I have been

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Tip of the Week: How to make Trader Joe’s homemade pizza

Update April 28, 2018- I just picked the brain of the Eataly pizza section manager. They do the same things that I do with my home

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Trader Joe’s macarons are perfect

March 9, 2018- The frozen section of Trader Joe’s has some great items, ranging from meals to desserts.

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Amazon has destroyed Whole Foods

Update January 18, 2017- And now, only after Wall Street analysts started to write research notes,

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $12.50 a month

(7,400 real BPC residents have read this story as of January 27, 2018. We inform.) Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

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Letter: The new management of Asphalt Green BPC is horrible

May 12, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Jim Hi Steven,

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Gristedes South to close

Update November 13, 2017- The owner, Gristedes, is quoted in Real Deal as now wanting

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HRPT installs lights after BatteryPark.TV reporting

October 1, 2013– By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on hotspots of crime within the HRPT strip of parks created by poor

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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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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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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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