Category Archives: Health and lifestyle

BPCA refuses to allow Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of the $70 million community center

Update March 1, 2016- As a direct result of our reporting, below, the BPCA has refused to allow

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Tip of the Week: The Chick’n Shack diet made me 30% stronger

February 18th and 21st, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD On Wednesday the 18th, I was surprisingly 30% stronger than normal in the gym,

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Tip of the Week: Get progressive lenses

February 13, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I recently had a proper eye exam performed in SoHo by Dr. Janis Harris (399 West Broadway

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Quality study shows that high intensity workout with high protein diet gets people shredded in four weeks

February 3, 2016- We have previously mentioned the Stuyvesant Community Center’s high intensity

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Wanna get in shape?

Update December 20, 2015- Starting next month, boxing cross-fit (see above). Also, see below.

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Excellent prepared food at Le District

January 13, 2016- This is enough to feed several people and the total was $30.

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U.S. Senate now investigates rubber pellet turf fields

January 22, 2016- The U.S. Senate is now weighing in on the safety of those ubiquitous

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Turf goes down on West Thames rubber pellet field

January 16, 2016- The turf and rubber pellets are being installed.

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I lost by K.O.E.

January 13, 2016- by Steven E. Greer This cardio boxing class at the Stuyvesant Community center is more of a genuine boxing class

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Try the pummelo at Le District

January 9, 2016- The latest seasonal items at Le District are the pummelo (a sweet grapefruit)

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You can now buy “medical marijuana” in New York

January 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD The medical marijuana dispensaries in New York are now open. However, you might be disappointed.

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Tip of the Week: How to lose 20-pounds in 90-days without trying

January 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Louise Aronne, MD (i.e. David Letterman’s doctor) is the Director of the Cornell Comprehensive Weight Loss Center and

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NYT essay about abuse of “service pet” status

January 2, 2016- The NYT has an essay about the abuse of divisibility laws by normal people

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De Blasio is making political gaffes when it comes to the homeless

December 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The Post is reporting that the reason the city has such a bad homeless problem on our streets

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The most important development in quality of life to BPC residents in a decade

November 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer For eight years, our vital West Side bike path has been closed down due to Brookfield Place

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The Gluten Crazies have the poor little Girl Scouts now afraid to sell cookies with flour

December 12, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD This is so absurd. The Gluten Crazies are scaring food vendors into asking everyone, “Are you

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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies,

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There is a very good reason that places like Chipotle have foodborne infection epidemics

December 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD When the local Chipotle on South End Avenue opened, I was appalled at the lack of management

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Letter: Schizophrenic man urinating by ballfields menacing children

November 22, 2015- Letter to the Editor Hi Steve,

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Drill Fitness is closing

November 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer We gave these guys at Drill Fitness a very valuable video story, and then were surprised to read an

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