Category Archives: SoHo

Review: Sadelle’s is a good place for a Tindr date

The Tindr blind date I sat next too and had to endure January 28, 2016- by Steven E Greer I finally tried out Sadelle’s in SoHo on West Broadway. It is the new Jewish deli by the Major (more…)

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Under Mayor de Blasio, even SoHo is dangerous now

Update February 1, 2016- The police blotters have a new SoHo violent robbery to report. (more…)

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Joke of the Day: Apple Maps made me late for my Apple workshop

November 7, 2015- by Steven E. Greer This is a true story: I used Uber to drive me to the SoHo Apple store on Prince Street for a workshop (more…)

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Starr to open a restaurant near Chinatown

Update October 14, 2015- The NYT has more info on this hotel/restaurant project at 148 Lafayette. It will be called Chez La Vieille Adrienne, and “The restaurateur Stephen Starr and Daniel (more…)

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Review: Sadelle’s Jewish deli in SoHo

Update September 6, 2015- Eater is slamming these guys for closing down too. (more…)

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Your building is likely rent-stabilized

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer DNAinfo has a story today about the 421g law making FiDi luxury “condos” rent-stabilized (more…)

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A new form of Downtown gentrification: One percenters evicting the mere wealthy

March 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has reported on several cases recently of wealthy families with incomes over six-figures, renting apartments that cost well more than $3,000 per month, who have been evicted as their buildings were … Continue reading

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Why is it called The Tribeca Film Festival?

April 14, 2015- The ever changing Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) has new management and a new home in Midtown. All (more…)

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Another fight outside 1 Oak

April 8, 2015- Last year, the famous MMA fighter Renzo Gracie attacked the doorman of the nightclub (more…)

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Review: City Winery is a horrible music venue

Update November 24, 2014- I can no longer recommend this establishment. They are double booking and cram people in like sardines. (more…)

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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become (more…)

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Helicopter noise, Hudson River Park Trust, Music Bands, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Performing arts, Restaurants, Schools, Seafood, Seaport, SoHo | 2 Comments

American Flatbread Tribeca closes

Update February 10, 2015- This company has closed down.  (more…)

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Beware the “Parlor” dinner club mailing invites

January 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I received a fancy printed dinner invitation similar to what one gets for a wedding, inviting me to a private SoHo (more…)

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TriBeCa: Still super lame after 9:00 PM

October 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Every year, I make the effort to scour the nightlife scene in (more…)

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Review: Bubby’s in Meatpacking District is a tourist trap

April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was in the Meatpacking District doing an errand and decided to try out the new Bubby’s restaurant across from the High-Line on Washington Street. My expectations were low based on my experience … Continue reading

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Lenders foreclose on Trump SoHo

September 16, 2014- The WSJ reports that the Trump SoHo (more…)

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Tapas Plan B in NOLITA needs a Plan C

Update June 16, 2014- Observer is reporting that Plan B wants to get out of their lease, which costs $21,000 per month, because they cannot make things work financially. (more…)

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Fortess’ attempt to buy largest apartment complex stifled

June 7, 2014- Observer reports that Fortress Capital’s attempt to buy Stuyvesant Town, the largest apartment complex in the city, (more…)

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Good reporting in Downtown Express on crime-plagued Greenhouse nightclub

May 9, 2014- reporter Sam Spokony of Downtown Express seems to have emulated BatteryPark.TV style by shaming the deadbeat local leaders into doing the right thing. (more…)

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Cops shut down trouble-making Greenhouse nightclub

April 21, 2014- The Post reports that the Greenhouse nightclub on Varick was raided by the NYPD and closed. It may never re-open because their liquor license expires soon and they declined to apply for a new one. (more…)

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