Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Video: Dan Squadron drops in unannounced to BPCA meeting

July 22, 2016 On July 20th, the BPCA convened a board meeting. Several minutes

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NY Waterway ferry boat crashes

July 23, 2016- As BP.TV has warned many times before, one of those dangerous NY Waterway ferry boats

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Send us your photos and tips

July 17, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Numerous people have posted comments or emailed me in hopes that BatteryPark.TV can stay functional.

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Did the BPCA rig the contract to redesign South End Avenue?

Update July 25, 2016- There is a town hall meeting tonight at 6 River Terrace to discuss the plans to renovate South End

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Feds say Wolf of Wall Street was produced by stolen Malaysian money

July 21, 2016- The Post reports on the 2013 Wolf of Wall Street movie filmed right in our own marina. That yacht might have been paid for by stolen loot.

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From now on, June 8th is “First Amendment Day”

June 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Folks, something historic took place yesterday. BatteryPark.TV and a federal judge defended

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Rendering of plans for 50 West plaza across from Rector Place

July 21, 2016- The WSJ ran an infomercial disguised as news promoting the 50 West Plaza. They called it an “Urban Sanctuary”.

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Former jewel of NYC parks, BPC Parks are now neglected beds of weeds

Update June 19, 2016- We added some “Before” photos at the bottom.

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BPC needs a BREXIT-like exit

Update June 24, 2016- BREXIT supporters won and the UK will leave the EU, likely triggering other

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Press release from State Senator Squadron urging, once again, that BPCA allow public comments at board meetings

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2016

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BPCA flagrantly ignores FOIL, again

July 18, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Eight months ago, in December of 2015, anticipating that Brookfield would take over the public

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People are asking, “Where did all the AlliedBarton Ambassadors go?”

July 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am not the only one who has noticed that all of those bright-green-shirted AlliedBarton Ambassadors,

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Woman on bike hit and killed by SUV at West Side Highway and Chambers Street

Update July 14, 2016- Downtown Express has a photo of the woman killed on her bike last month.

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The Roots and Drive-By Truckers to play the esplanade July 12, 13

July 8, 2016

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Canadian conglomerate Brookfield Property makes flagrant land grab of public park space

July 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Why did the BPCA and Brookfield Property want to stop bike riders from going past the marina

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New trees on Vesey Street live after all

Update July 8, 2016- I am happy to be wrong here. The locust trees have lived through the

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Brookfield Place takes over the marina esplanade, banning cyclists

July 1, 2016- The upper deck esplanade that surrounds the North Cove Marina has been taken away from your use,

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Images of the new elevated Liberty Park

June 30, 2016- This is much smaller than the High Line and will serve as just a passage way for people to get

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Accountant living at Gateway Plaza arrested allegedly as part of massive cocaine ring

July 5, 2016- In May of 2015, a banker, Thomas Hughes, aged 29, likely depressed by coming down from

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Exclusive: a red-tailed hawk visits Liberty Park

Update July 1, 2016- Correction: This seems to be a red-tailed hawk, or even a golden eagle, rather than a

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