Category Archives: TriBeCa

Review: Nobu Downtown

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

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Woman gets foot severed in gruesome car-on-pedestrian accident at Murray and West Side Highway

May 13, 2019- As BPTV has pointed out many times, the West Side Highway is a death trap to

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

Update January 24, 2019- Anne Hathaway has destroyed another A-list Big-Budget film.

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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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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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The Boss plays Tribeca Grill

April 16, 2019- Bruce Springsteen played

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Another helicopter crashes in the Hudson

May 15, 2019-

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Large Ponte family project on Greenwich and Desbrosses files for bankruptcy

March 18, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports,

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

Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

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Townhouse at 3 Hubert Street re-listed for $20 Million less than original offer

Update March 11, 2019- Five years later, it sold for 413.5 Million. He had asked $40 Million.

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Op-Ed demanding that bad drivers killing people be charged with manslaughter

January 27, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The streets

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Essay: Hollywood Communists Control Mayor de Blasio and Disrupt Communities at Will with Film Shoots

October 4, 2018- A Tribeca dog walker with a blog is complaining about the incessant Hollywood films

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La Colombe coffee TriBeCa

La Colombe on

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Battery Park City is the most expensive zip code in the country

August 25, 2018- A real estate site posted a survey of the average rental costs per zip code. BPC topped even Tribeca and San Francisco.  

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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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OMG, Taylor Swift shops in Tribeca!

March 27, 2014- Taylor Swift is rumored to have purchased Director Peter Jackson’s old apartment in Tribeca. We hold our nose as we reluctantly post this nonsense.

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PS 150 in Tribeca to be evicted because landlord will not renew lease

Update December 7, 2018- The school will be allowed to stay for a couple of more years until the

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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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Review: Il Mulino in Tribeca

September 24, 2018- by Steven E. Greer The first and last time I went to the original Il Mulino in the West Village was about 20-years ago.

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