Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

BPCA long-time CFO, Robert Serpico, leaving

Update December 7, 2016- Today was BPCA CFO Robert Serpico’s last public board meeting.

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Public comment at BPCA board meetings? Not so fast.

Update December 7, 2016- Today was the first BPCA board meeting since the decision to allow heavily

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BPCA blows $180,000 on ballfield cameras that should cost $3,000

December 6, 2016- The BPCA is proud to announce that it spent $180,000 on security cameras for the ballfields.

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The Port Authority screws up Christmas

December 2, 2016- The Post reports that the Port Authority has failed to install Christmas

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More repulsive propaganda from The Broadsheet

  December 8, 2016- Folks. If that dog-poop-grabbing-flier, also known as The Broadsheet, is displayed

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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

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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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Robert Douglass, creator of BPC and the WTC, dies

December 8, 2016- Robert Douglass, instrumental in the creation of Battery Park City and the World Trade Centers,

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BPCA meeting tomorrow

December 6, 2016- The agenda for tomorrow’s BPCA meeting

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CB1 agenda for tonight

December 5, 2016

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Exclusive: a red-tailed hawk visits Liberty Park

Update December 5, 2016- The hawk recovered, after flying into a window and being stunned, and was released in Central Park.

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BPCA meeting tonight to discuss new esplanade bike rules

December 5, 2015- At 5:30 tonight, on the 24th floor of the BPCA office in 1 WFC, a committee

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The New Yorker slams Pier-A’s Blacktail bar

November 27, 2016- The bar operators of Pier-A, who promised all sorts of stuff, like restaurants,

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Will Mike Fortenbaugh bring his sailing club back to North Cove Marina?

November 18, 2016– by Steven E. Greer As BatteryPark.TV reported last year, the Offshore Sailing School in North Cove Marina was failing.

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The first ever French-American apple pie

November 26, 2015- by Chef Steven E. Greer I had the idea quite some time ago, after enjoying a chocolate croissant at Le District, to make

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Update on Irish Memorial repairs

November 18, 2016- There seems to be genuine repair work taking place.

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Construction on West Thames Bridge pork project begins

November 21, 2016- This is not a positive development, folks. It is a sign of the ultra corruption that has

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The Brookfield Place ice rink opens for 2016

November 18, 2016

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Shoddy construction of the West Thames cancer turf field

Update November 18, 2016- The fence was finally properly installed.

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