The city to crack down on its employees parking illegally using placards

May 25, 2017- BatteryPark.TV has previously taken action against city employee placard parking abuse. Now, the mayor is doing the same. Continue reading

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Anna Wintour hates her job in 1 WTC

May 23, 2017- This could be a TV sitcom. Take an elite narcissistic diva like Anna Wintour and make Continue reading

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Update: NY Court employee busted using “Official Business” parking placard

Judge carUpdate May 1, 2014- The senior judge in charge of court employee oversight, Peter Moulton, investigated this Continue reading

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Dennis Mehiel’s BPCA allows mega-yacht owner to steal public park space?

May 7, 2017- A viewer sent us this photo. The IGY marina company, which is owned by a close friend of Continue reading

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Greer’s urgent care center opens by the federal court buildings in City Hall

advantage-care-on-duane-outsideUpdate October 25, 2016- I stopped by. They have implemented my idea and have a contract to allow city employees Continue reading

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

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, Continue reading

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The BPCA ranks shrink

Update April 6, 2017- Martha Gallo “resigned” from the board. The ranks get smaller. Continue reading

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Ferry company that recently won contract from Mayor de Blasio part of organized crime network in The Battery

New and old boats on harbor water level

Update August 12, 2016- DNAinfo reports that Hornblower has supposedly stopped the practice of Continue reading

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BPCA board approves construction for unnecessary “office space” in 200 Rector Place

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer

Recall, during the January BPCA board meet, a bit of kabuki theater played out when the Chairman/CEO Continue reading

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Why the announcement of a special counsel is good for President Trump

May 18, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Without the usual leaks to the press giving them a heads up, President Trump’s DOJ announced Continue reading

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This is why our federal First Amendment case is so important

May 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer

As viewers know, BPTV is proceeding in federal court toward trial against the BPCA for violating our First Amendment Continue reading

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Look for party boats to dock at Pier-A soon

Picture of a ferry boat that crashed into the slip by the Irish Memorial

May 11, 2017- by Steven Greer

BPTV has reported over the years on the numerous attempts by the ferry boat and tour boat industry Continue reading

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76-year-old taxi driver dies while driving on South End Ave

May 11, 2017- At approximately 1:00 AM this morning, a 76-year-old female taxi driver, Lena Pitu, with a TLC license since 1990, Continue reading

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The Liberty Park truck garage opens

April 14, 2017- I noticed that the Liberty Park truck garage has opened.

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Fika coffee and chocolate chain closing stores

April 14, 2017- I noticed the Fika coffee shop by City Hall on Duane Street had closed, so I investigated. Continue reading

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The Who’s Teen Cancer Lounge at Sloan Kettering opens

March 18, 2016- by Steven E. Greer MD

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center held a press day for its new teen lounge designed Continue reading

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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The MusiCorps benefit concert 2015

October 16, 2015 Continue reading

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A tour of the newly opened Oculus PATH station

Update May 26, 2016- The connection from the Oculus PATH station to the Fulton Street Continue reading

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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 Continue reading

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