Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

Essay: Ever wonder how atrocious performances by Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence, or Meryl Streep won Oscars?

Update December 14, 2018- File this under “Ewwww” It is being reported that Harvey Weinstein slept

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

(8,000 real BPC residents have read this story as of December 13, 2018. We inform.) Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

Posted in - Real estate, Asphalt Green, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Gyms and Pools, Schools, Sports and fitness, Tip of the Week, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

Exclusive: Some New York City Civil Court judges are so corrupt that they have thugs retaliate against whistle-blowers

December 6, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Nearly three-years ago in January of 2015, BPTV reported on an egregious case of placard abuse.

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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Is it legal for the BPCA to “deputize” a private security guard to make arrests?

January 22, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the January CB1 meeting, BPCA spokesperson Nick Sbordone announced that the BPCA planned to

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This is why Del Frisco’s Grille is so bad

December 5, 2018- BPC has a Del Frisco’s Grill on Brookfield Place. You probably have never

Posted in -- In the News, American, Brookfield Place, Hamburgers, fries, Restaurants, Steak, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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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Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo to have state liquor license revoked at La Marina

Far Right: Fernando Mateo, next to current board member Martha Gallo and ousted CFO Robert Serpico December 11, 2018- The Post reports that former BPCA board member under the Mehiel administration,

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Dear Chefs: Stop putting garlic on hamburgers

Update December 4, 2018- I went back to Hudson 29 (because I live only 100-yards away) and

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Review: Nobu Downtown

Update April 28, 2018- I feasted again at Nobu. This time, I ate downstairs with the grownups.

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Essay: Robert De Niro is an idiot and they should stop calling it the “Tribeca” Film Festival

Update December 9, 2018- The cold open of SNL feature De Niro as Mueller. He was atrocious.

Posted in -- In the News, Child care, Doctors, Dentists, Film Theater and TV, Gripes, Op-Ed, Political Essays, Propaganda, Hollywood, and News Essays, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Interview with Bâtard’s acclaimed chef, Markus Glocker

(3,800 people have viewed this as of February 23, 2018) October 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD It was a great pleasure to meet the Michelin-starred

Posted in Austrian, Cooking tips, Food Essays, French, Restaurants, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

(46,000 people have viewed this as of October 9, 2018)

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Film Theater and TV, Food Essays, Groceries, Italian, Movie Review Essays | 1 Comment

How Manhattan Became a Rich Ghost Town

The shuttered Payard bakery in Goldman Alley October 15, 2018- Even in the alley way of Goldman Sachs, the “rent is too damn high” Nearby Brookfield

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The “Fake Paparazzi” scam

December 7, 2018- On the cover of the Post today is a picture of Amal Clooney. George has been on a multi-year

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016

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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 sneak peek inside the Oculus

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

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A tour of the newly opened Oculus PATH station

Update May 26, 2016- The connection from the Oculus PATH station to the Fulton Street

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

(5000 people have viewed this as of July, 2017) We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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