Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

CB1’s Ninfa Segarra has the guts to take on Glenn Plaskin, LeFrak, and Gateway

September 28, 2016- A class action was filed against LeFrak’s Gateway plaza back in April of 2014.

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BPCA long-time CFO, Robert Serpico, leaving

September 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD The scandal-plagued Robert Serpico, the only CFO that the BPCA has known, the controller

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Glenn Plaskin sued for intimidating plaintiffs in class action filed against LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza

September 27, 2016- A class action was filed against Gateway plaza for breaching the warrant of habitability.

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A good year for sunflowers

August 20, 2016- Every year, I select the tallest sunflower and save the seeds for next year, in an attempt to breed super plants.

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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,

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Summary of the September 20th BPCA board meeting

September 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer

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Letter: The Gateway Plaza Tenants’ Association is run by Le Frak cronies

September 7, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Sharon of Gateway Plaza Hi. I have read your blog since its inception. I must admit, I was disappointed you moved since

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BPCA lawyer Seema Singh ousted

Update September 21, 2016- Seema Singh has indeed been removed from her position.

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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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

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

Vikings invade BPC

September 18, 2016-

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A tour of the bakery at Le District

April 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Throughout history, bakeries have been important establishments in cities around the world.

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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BPCA board meeting tomorrow

September 19, 2016- There is a BPCA board meeting tomorrow. You are encouraged to attend. Questions you might ask are:

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Another big loss for Lower Manhattan taste buds

September 15, 2016- The corporate chef for the Starr restaurants, James Tracey, recently left for another group.

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Letter: I was almost killed by a Downtown Connect red bus

September 17, 2016- Letter by Eileen Baker I was almost killed yesterday by a Connect bus.

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BPCA allows, once again, Diner en Blanc to shut down BPC parks without public notice

September 16, 2016

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Why you should boycott the BPC block party

Update September 16, 2016- Tomorrow’s block party should be boycotted, for the same reasons

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Please do not come back, Dîner en Blanc

August 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was in Midtown eating last night and saw a Citi Bike rack. On an impulse, I hopped on and rode home. The weather was great.

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Squirrel population in BPC parks dwindles

September 2, 2016- DowntownExpress reports that some believe the squirrel population in our parks has declined. However, the poorly written article fails to point blame whatsoever

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