Category Archives: Financial District

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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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 tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016

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The reason New York streets are covered in ugly scaffolding

December 1, 2019- The Post writes:

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At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

Update September 3- The area north of the W Hotel was opened by a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Jessica Lappin, Catherine McVay Hughes, and Margaret Chin. The green market will be a part of the new area that will … Continue reading

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Interview with Pace University leaders

February 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Dean of Pace University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Nira Herrmann, and her Chair of Performing Arts, Jorge Cacheiro, about their college, and the newly constructed classroom building on … Continue reading

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Downtown Connection Bus to skip stops along The Battery to dodge violent felons

Update June 2, 2019- For the second year, the bus is forced to skip stops anywhere near the Battery

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Update December 1, 2015- The BPCA today announced that the Rector Street Bridge will indeed

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More action promised against Staten Island Ferry felons selling fake tickets to tourists

August 5, 2019- After some elected official got harassed by the Staten Island ferry, and nearby cops

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Interview with Ed Hogan of Brookfield Properties about retail leasing strategies

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BPC curmudgeon afraid of change wants the hideous Rector Street bridge to stay up

August 8, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The Rector Street bridge was always built as a temporary remedy after the 9/11 attacks. It was hideous

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The West Thames Street pedestrian bridge is officially a bloated Cuomo pork project

August 2, 2018- Crain’s reports, “Officials revealed last week that the West Thames Street Pedestrian Bridge,

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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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July 4th historical stuff to do during the day

June 29, 2016- Most people have no idea how much Lower Manhattan played a role in the American

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West Thames pedestrian bridge spans finally being installed at over-budget price

May 30, 2019- Patch.com reports, “A long-awaited pedestrian bridge connecting the Financial

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Huge concert venue planned for Thames and Greenwich

May 25, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports, “Live Nation and Legends Hospitality (Yankee Stadium,

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Arthur Piccolo makes the NY Post

April 25, 2019- Arthur Piccolo,

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Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update April 3, 2018- Mario is officially divesting his assets in his restaurants. This might

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Another helicopter crashes in the Hudson

May 15, 2019-

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