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Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arrives in NY Harbor

March 30, 2020 (more…)

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Audio: Oral arguments in Greer v Mehiel 19-325 2d Cir.

Update March 10, 2020- by Steven E. Greer I think my oral argument went about as well as possible given that I am not a lawyer. The three (more…)

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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, (more…)

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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 (more…)

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Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer (more…)

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Chinatown fish causing serious skin infection epidemic

April 3, 2014- DNAinfo reports again of the skin infection caused by fish handled in Chinatown. This is important to BPC because those fish are caught by rod and reel on the esplanade. (more…)

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Robert De Niro owes us an explanation about his ties to Harvey Weinstein

February 24, 2020- by Steven E. Greer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape and faces 25-years in the slammer. “But the verdict wasn’t a total victory for prosecutors. (more…)

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Battery Park invaded by commercial fishermen again

Chinatown fish causing serious skin infection epidemic (more…)

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Letter: New anglers on esplanade are a problem

Letter to the Editor June 6, 2013, By B. Rosen I would like to address the arrival of fisherman now using the Esplanade between Liberty Street and the (more…)

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New York RFP process awards Stantec construction, again

February 21, 2020- by Steven E. Greer Stantec seems to be the favored construction company of the State of New York. You can bet your (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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 with Jennifer Lawrence. (more…)

Posted in - Read Between the Lines, Film Theater and TV, Gripes, Op-Ed, Performing arts, Political Essays, Propaganda, Hollywood, and News Essays, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

The reason New York streets are covered in ugly scaffolding

December 1, 2019- The Post writes: (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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, (more…)

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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 (more…)

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The Late Reviewer: Stop Making Sense

August 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On an absolutely perfect summer night for an outdoor event, the Rooftop Films company set (more…)

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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 (more…)

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

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 (more…)

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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 (more…)

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