Category Archives: TriBeCa

CB1’s Catherine McVay Hughes to “step down”

Update January 2, 2017- Former CB1 Chair Catherine McVay Hughes apparently did not leave CB1 altogether.

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Danny Meyer to open a place in FiDi?

(Views from 28 Liberty where the rumored restaurant would go) January 7, 2017- Caution: This story is nothing but a regurgitation of unvetted Facebook postings,

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

March 9, 2016

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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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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: 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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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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Tribeca home values are double that of BPC

December 14, 2016- A local news site reported on a proprietary database of home listings and pointed

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This is no joke: Homeless-aid organization made homeless by high rents

Video of an organization similar to the one ousted from SoHo December 22, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “ACE, the long-running organization that employs homeless men and

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Review: Bâtard

(3,200 people have read this as of 1-11-2016) January 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Tonight, by a strange twist of fate, I finally did it. I ate at the now-world-famous Bâtard in Tribeca. 

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Are the CB2 schmucks worse than CB1?

November 28, 2016- The CB2 tried to block the opening of a large Nike store, for unknown reasons

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Greer’s urgent care center opens by the federal court buildings in City Hall

Update October 25, 2016- I stopped by. They have implemented my idea and have a contract to allow city employees

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Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

(2,500 people have read this as of November 21, 2016) Update November 21, 2016- Eater reports that Brustroke will not be closed down after all, and that the next-door kaiseki will take over the sushi bar. Famed sushi chef Eiji … Continue reading

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Your big brother lives in Tribeca

November 17, 2016- The Post reports, “A massive, heavily fortified skyscraper that has puzzled New

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

(4,200 people have viewed this as of May 21, 2016) Update May 21, 2016- With this building close to opening, it is a good time to re-post it.

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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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Grand Banks boat restaurant at Pier 25 to create new boat eatery

October 10, 2016- I had no idea that the oyster boat at Pier 25, the Grand Banks, had real chefs. Eater reports,

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Images of the new Tribeca Target store

October 8, 2016

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