Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

Never fly in a helicopter

January 27, 2020- by Steven E. Greer Recently, there was a deadly tourist helicopter crash in Hawaii, killing seven, that had all of the

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Gristedes South to close

Update January 17, 2020- I thought this happened years ago, but Gristedes is finally closing at the end of this month.

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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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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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BlackTail at Pier-A closes

January 9, 2020- from Pier-A company: ANNOUNCEMENT: ‪On January 11, BlackTail in New York City will serve its last cocktail. We thank our guests,

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

Update December 20, 2017- Governor Cuomo finally, reluctantly, signed the bill to supposedly

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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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Japanese chef Isao Yamada shows the complex process of making lobster soup

February 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Back in 2011, When David Bouley first opened his latest Japanese restaurant called Brushstroke, in the same location

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Disney HQ to relocate to old location of City Winery

August 7, 2019- Tribeca Citizen reports, “Plans were filed with DOB this week for Disney’s building to

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The Port Authority Will Salvage the Corruption-Plagued Greek Orthodox Church in Liberty Park

Update January 3, 2020- Dennis Mehiel, former Chair and CEO of the BPCA, was tapped by Cuomo to run this effort.

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa

January 10, 2019- The Sopranos are all over the news as the “Prequel” movie has been announced.

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Featured Residents, Film Theater and TV, Restaurants, Reviews | 2 Comments

Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

October 19, 2014- by Steven E. Greer

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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

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Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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What I Did for Summer 2019

Posted in Events and Activities, Florida, Golf, Health and lifestyle, Hotels, Life Lesson Essays, Music Bands, Nightlife, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Pets, Photography, Restaurants, Videos, Wildlife | Leave a comment

Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016

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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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Exclusive: Gateway class-action plaintiffs’ lawyers explain the $43 Million settlement

January 8, 2020- by Steven E. Greer We asked the lawyer for the Gateway Plaza tenents class-action to explain the recent $43 Million settlement against LeFrak.

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Save the Date: March 10, 2020: Oral Arguments in Greer v Mehiel 19-325 2d Cir.

October 31, 2019- Save the date. History will be made on the week of March 10th, 2020 in the Second

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LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza loses $43 Million class-action

January 7, 2020- Real Deal, “After nearly five years of litigation, LeFrak has reached a hefty settlement with tenants at a Battery Park City complex.

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