Category Archives: City Hall & Civic Center

Update: This is my best guess as to who murdered Jeffrey Epstein

Update August 15, 2019- Today, the Post has a report on the Epstein autopsy. The hyoid bone

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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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Tribecans place dog poop atop cars using placards for illegal parking

June 11, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports that Tribecans are placing

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My $150,000 book

April 19, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD It is done. The actual printed brief and appendix has been created and filed at the Second Circuit.

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Essay: Mayor de Blasio’s 2020 campaign slogan: “Do the crime and do no time.”

February 14, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The new TribecaCitizen is run by a lady who can actually write original stories. She has a good article summarizing

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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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Chick-fil-A opens on Fulton Street to large crowds

March 30, 2018- The biggest Chick-fil-A in the country opened by the Fulton Street subway.

Posted in - Real estate, American, City Hall & Civic Center, Financial District, Hamburgers, fries, Reviews, World Trade Center | 1 Comment

Exclusive: Tourist helicopter that crashed and killed five was performing unsafe stunts

March 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Immediately after the helicopter crash in the East River on Sunday that killed all five Texas tourists

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The new Denny’s by City Hall gets shut down by the health department

Update November 30, 2017- The health department closed down Denny’s. That is hard to accomplish,

Posted in American, Bar, Sports, City Hall & Civic Center, Diner, Financial District, Hamburgers, fries, Restaurants, Reviews, Seaport, Soups and Sandwiches, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

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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New York is worse than one year ago

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I am going to fire my secretary. For some reason, he thought it would be a good idea to needlessly stay in

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Collect Pond Park by City Hall

August 8, 2017- This money pit has been a problem for the city since the 1600’s.

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Crazy guy baptizes himself in City Hall park fountain

August 6, 2017- Mayor de Blasio’s city

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Fika coffee and chocolate chain closing stores

April 14, 2017- I noticed the Fika coffee shop by City Hall on Duane Street had closed, so I investigated.

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The old CB1 offices at 49 Chambers Street are now condos

May 18, 2017- The old CB1 offices at 49 Chambers Street are now condos. My questions is who is buying

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Review: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

March 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I had a break in between depositions in my federal case, so I walked to the Beekman. I tried to get

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Told you so. It was not a blizzard according to the NYT

January 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am such a genius contrarian. All of you thought that I had lost my marbles when I was proclaiming

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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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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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Gruesome murder of Church Street Iranian jeweler

Update February 28, 2017- This has now been ruled a homicide. “Omid Gholian, 43, was found

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