Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

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

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

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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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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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Citi Bike moves to resolve problem of full docking stations

August 27, 2016- DowntownExpress reports (i.e. regurgitates a BPCA press release), “Starting Monday,

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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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Images of Eataly WTC

August 20, 2016- The last round of photos we posted were taken by the building’s PR team.

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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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Told you so: Pier-A is a just big bar now

August 12, 2016- As we predicted many times, Pier-A is nothing but a big bar now. The upstairs,

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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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CB1 elects new chairman nobody wants

Update July 1, 2016- Notaro is now the full Chairman of the entire CB1.

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Exclusive: New York Court Disciplinary Committee to investigate BPCA lawyers Shari Hyman and Seema Singh

Update August 4, 2016- The Appellate Division is proceeding with their investigation, per below.

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Again, violent criminal thugs in The Battery assaulted someone

August 24, 2016- Again, violent criminal thugs in The Battery assaulted someone and the city Park Enforcement Patrol were nowhere to be found (which is by BPTV chased our old PEP out of town).

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Irish Memorial closed for “repairs”

August 11, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA has closed the Irish Memorial and surrounded it with a hideous fence, ostensibly for “repairs”.

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Again, the Hudson River collects a dead body by Battery Park

August 25, 2016- The Post reports that a dead body was found in

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Le Pain Quotidien at Gateway Plaza entrance opens

August 20, 2016- Le Pain Quotidien at the Gateway Plaza entrance opens tomorrow. The sidewalk seating is an unexpected surprise.

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Pick-A-Bagel on South End Ave closes

August 20, 2016- The worst restaurant in BPC (and that is saying a lot, given that we have Picasso Pizza

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Saks Fifth Avenue windows going in, for September opening

August 20, 2016- Saks Fifth Avenue in Brookfield place is moving along. The windows are going in and workers

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Maritime building renovation now stalled

August 20, 2016- First, the Poulakakos and Dermot teams backed out. Now, no one wants to touch this money drain being bungled by Mayor de Blasio’s EDC.

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The worst pizza joint endorses Rajkumar

Update August 18, 2016- Rajkumar will be hosting a campaign event at Picasso.

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