Category Archives: TriBeCa

Wolfgang Puck’s Cut at Four Seasons, a steakhouse, makes great plant-based entrees

Update March 11, 2020- I went back the next night, after writing the review below, and the actual Wolfgang Puck himself was there. (more…)

Posted in American, Best of Downtown, Plant-based, Plant-strong and Vegan, Reviews, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | 3 Comments

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. (more…)

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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 (more…)

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, TriBeCa, Wall Street, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

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 (more…)

Posted in Cooking tips, Health and lifestyle, Japanese, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016 (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…)

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, Crime, Op-Ed, Political Essays, Propaganda, Hollywood, and News Essays, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

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

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

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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Rosa Mexicano Tribeca abruptly closes doors

Update January 2, 2019- This establishment is now closed. The food was good but the location was odd, perhaps. (more…)

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Diller Island gets an official name: Little Island

November 15, 2019- “Park officials never liked the name “Diller Island” for the elevated platform— (more…)

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Hudson River Park Trust, Outdoor events, Parks, The Battery, TriBeCa, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

CB1’s Catherine McVay Hughes to pretend she had nothing to do with Tribeca crane collapse

April 27, 2016- This is rich. Today, in a PR stunt at City Hall, CB1 Chair Catherine McVay Hughes will rally for better Downtown construction coordination, and use the recent deadly crane (more…)

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Look for Michelle Obama in 2024

July 28, 2019- by Steven E. Greer Michelle Obama dined in Tribeca and there was a mob outside. This type of strong support, (more…)

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Say goodbye to this neighborhood: Upper West Tribeca

Update October 11, 2019- This project at 465 Greenwich Street became a stalled one under bankruptcy. (more…)

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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

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Posted in Bakery, Cooking tips, Featured Residents, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Review: Wolfgang Puck’s Cut at The Four Seasons Hotel Downtown

Update December 20, 2016- Pete Wells of the New York Times has a bizarre review of Cut. He loved the (more…)

Posted in - Real estate, American, Restaurants, Reviews, Steak, TriBeCa, Wall Street, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

West Side Highway speed limit lowered to 30 mph

October 11, 2019- The West Side Highway speed limit has been lowered to 30 from 35-mph. (more…)

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Gripes, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

Robert De Niro is an idiot and they should stop calling it the “Tribeca” Film Festival

Update August 8, 2019- The Murdochs bought the Tribeca Film Festival. Recall, they had already sold most (more…)

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

Review: Maison Kayser bakery in Tribeca

(3,400 people have read this as of September 30th, 2019) Update September 30, 2019- This place finally shut down two-years after TribecaCiti (more…)

Posted in Bakery, French, Reviews, TriBeCa | 4 Comments

New Pharmacy: Tribeca Apothecary

September 2, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Large pharmacy chains like (more…)

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