Author Archives: Editor

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,

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Tip of the Week: Ed Koch explains how to deal with “Crazies” in NYC politics

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

March 9, 2016

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What modern liberals need to learn from the failed Vietnam War protestors

September 28, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have been watching with jaw dropped, mesmerized by the Ken Burns PBS documentary on The

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein met with the woman he allegedly groped the next day at the Tribeca Grand Hotel

Update October 5, 2017- The Post reports that Harvey Weinstein is lawyering up ahead of the release of

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The United States just entered into a second Civil War

October 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I gave this tip to CNBC, Fox Business, the NY Post, and Sinclair Broadcasting, so I might as well

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Blade Runner

September 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I watched again the 1982 classic Blade Runner. Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford,

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Super unethical actions by Manhattan DA let the Trumps escape prosecution over Trump SoHo fraud

October 5, 2017- The Post reports that back in 2010, the Manhattan DA’s office, led by Cy Vance,

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Leo DiCaprio takes models to North End Grill

September 22, 2017- The Post “reports“, “Leo DiCaprio spent time with a head-spinning assortment of beauties this week.

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Glenn Plaskin claims credit for BPTV accomplishments at Gateway Plaza

October 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Year after year, the Glenn-Plaskin-led Gateway Plaza Tenants Association (GPTA) would hold its

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How to Drink Wine

April 1, 2017- The NYT posted a useful guide to drinking wine. These are the crib notes from the very long article.

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Review: Raging Bull

May 12, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I have avoided seeing Raging Bull for 37 years despite this 1980 film winning Best Actor for Robert De

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Hell or High Water

February 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I watched “Hell or High Water” because it was nominated for an Academy Award. It stars Jeff Bridges and Chris Pine.

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Arrival

February 17, 2017- by Steven E Greer Arrival, starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner and directed by Denis Villeneuve, is now available on Netflix.

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Review: The Roger Waters Us + Them tour, Columbus July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I reluctantly went to the Roger Waters concert tonight in Columbus. I thought that I had already seen

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Kill the Messenger

October 22, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The 2014 film, Kill the Messenger, starring Jeremy Renner is based on a true story. Back in the

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Birdman lives up to the hype

August 16, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Birdman won Best Picture at the Academy Awards and Alejandro González Iñárritu won for Best Director.

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How Glenn Plaskin schemes to keep his rent stabilized apartment whilst others lose protections

September 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has previously reported on the cronyism that has corrupted the Gateway Plaza Tenants Association resulting in owner

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Second Review: Fowler & Wells (now Temple Court) in the Beekman Hotel

Update August 22, 2017- NYT reviewer Pete Wells commented that Fowler & Wells was named after a racist phrenologist. Well, after the rise of white supremacist last week, Tom Colicchio,

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Can Aaron Foldenauer defeat Margaret Chin in November?

September 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BPTV does not care who wins New York City Council District 1 race, as long as it is not Margaret Chin.

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