Category Archives: Hotels

What I Did for Summer 2018

October 14, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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Review update: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

Update December 4, 2018- Eater reports, “Restaurateur Keith McNally’s FiDi jewel Augustine

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Essay: Everything you say can and will be used against you

November 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I keep telling people that “smart home” devices, such as Amazon’s Alexa, record everything you

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Former Ritz-Carlton hotel sold again

October 4, 2018- RealDeal reports: “Los Angeles-based firm Urban Commons has acquired the hotel portion of the Wagner at the Battery.

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Essay: The United States just entered into a second Civil War

Update November 5, 2017- Outspoken conservative senator Rand Paul was attacked by his neighbor,

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The Greenwich Hotel

Produced and Directed by Steven Greer The newest hotel near Battery Park City is also one of the best in the city: The Greenwich Hotel. Newly constructed less than two

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Review: Mark Kozelek at the Roxy

January 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Much like the film The Disaster Artist, I saw the worst concert ever back on December 18th at

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Review: The Arlo Hotel in SoHo

December 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I stayed at the Arlo Hotel in SoHo located at Canal and Hudson Streets. It opened one year ago.

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Was the Poulakakos Group ousted from the Maritime Building Hotel project?

March 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer A local advertising flier is reporting on the Maritime Hotel project and EDC documents that

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Second Review: Fowler & Wells (now Temple Court) in the Beekman Hotel

Update August 22, 2017- NYT reviewer Pete Wells commented that Fowler & Wells was named after a racist phrenologist. Well, after the rise of white supremacist last week, Tom Colicchio,

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The fancy subway entrance by Four Seasons

August 5, 2017- When you are Larry Silverstein, you get special subway entrances.

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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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Game of Kitchens: Todd English is the latest to back out of the Downtown W Hotel restaurant

Update February 23, 2017- Todd English has also backed out for the reasons we described below.

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Review: The Holiday Inn on Washington Street

October 23, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Since I watched it go up two-years ago,

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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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Keith McNally’s Augustine restaurant getting close to opening in The Beekman Hotel

June 18, 2016

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Jack’s Stir-brewed coffee in the Roxy Hotel

June 6, 2016- The owners of the Tribeca Grand Hotel, now called The Roxy, are trying yet again to do

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Livenrich made-to-order fresh juice

June 6, 2016- The Holiday Inn on Washington and Rector Streets has a new juice bar.

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NYPD investigating alleged rape case that happened in the Conrad

Update March 27, 2016- Post, “A Queens man was nabbed in an attempted rape at a Battery Park hotel Sunday —

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Conrad Hilton ordered into drug treatment

January 27, 2016- After Paris Hilton ruined the brand with her amateur porn tapes and jail time,

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