Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

BPCA secretly replaces General Counsel Alix Pustilnik

April 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer During the April 10th BPCA board meet, General Counsel Alix Pustilnik was not present. This is

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Senator Schumer is the only elected official to call for a halt in tourist helicopter flights

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop’s John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ wishes to thank U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer for his leadership today in demanding

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Urgent Care at 200 Chambers is out of business

April 14, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Iranian “doctor” and his brother

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Gangs of black teens menace all-white BPC

Teens on the young kid’s basketball court by West Thames Update April 15, 2018- April seems to be the time when the teen gangs in Lower Manhattan come

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Summary of the April 10, 2018 BPCA board meeting

April 11, 2018- by Steven Greer As BPTV first warned about, the BPCA announced that it is going to market to sell more bonds, raise more cash, and place the authority in more debt. The debt service raises PILOT

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Exclusive: North End Grill soon to close

Update March 22, 2018- The unethical scumbags at Eater (owned by Vox Media) stole our exclusive story and ran their own without credit.

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Amada closes

Update March 15, 2018– Amada will be closing, as BPTV saw coming.

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P.S. 276 hit with frivolous $2 Million lawsuit?

April 3, 2018- The Post reports,”A Manhattan mom is suing the Department of Education for $2 million

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Battery Park Pharmacy closes

Photo Courtesy @JillGoodkind on Twitter April 4, 2018- The only independent

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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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Quid pro Cuomo: Governor Cuomo appoints only BPCA board members who donate millions to him

February 25, 2018- The NYT reports, “To tally the donations that Mr. Cuomo has received

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Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update April 3, 2018- Mario is officially divesting his assets in his restaurants. This might

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Exclusive: Tourist helicopter that crashed and killed five was performing unsafe stunts

March 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Immediately after the helicopter crash in the East River on Sunday that killed all five Texas tourists

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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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The BPCA is sued in federal court, again

March 23, 2018- Correction- The photo previously posted did not contain Linda Soriero in it.

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Eric Korsh, chef at North End Grill, is the next to fall in the #MeToo era

Update March 15, 2018- Chef Korsh has been fired from Racines after only two weeks on the job.

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The new BPCA administration, courtesy of Steven E. Greer

 March 7, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD On March 5th, the BPCA convened a town hall meeting in 6 River Terrace. On display for the first time

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LeFrak hikes Gateway electric bills 700% in January

March 10, 2018- Letter to the Editor by NOYB Despite new windows and heating units, the electric bills for January across all buildings in Gateway Plaza were

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