Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Squadron Passes Bill to Ensure BPCA Board Be Composed of Some Local BPC Residents

June 21, 2017- Press release NEW YORK – TODAY, State Senator Daniel Squadron released the following statement following

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Squadron Votes to Reject Two Non-Resident Appointments to the BPCA

June 21, 2017- Press release Sen. Urges Local Resident Representation in Local Governance ALBANY – State Senator Daniel Squadron spoke on the Senate Floor (video) on the urgent need for local

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Oliver Stone moves into 2 River Terrace to be next to Leo

April 13, 2017- The Post reports, “Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone, a native New Yorker,

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The BPCA ranks shrink

Update April 6, 2017- Martha Gallo “resigned” from the board. The ranks get smaller.

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Russian yacht moors by Statue of Liberty again

June 16, 2017- The Post reports that the Russian oligarch is back, “It’s not obstruction of justice

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Review: Del Frisco’s Grille

  Update June 20, 2017- The Brookfield location is opening next week.

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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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Review: Oliver Stone’s “The Putin Interviews”

June 17, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Battery Park resident Oliver Stone has a must-see series on Showtime called “The Putin Interviews”

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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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Cuomo appoints three cronies to the board of the BPCA

New BPCA board member George Tsunis, far right June 16, 2017- Governor Cuomo seems to not give a

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Dennis Mehiel is the unwanted guest who doesn’t know when to leave the party

Update June 16, 2017- The governor appointed three new board members, but once again failed

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Exclusive: Was BPCA’s new CFO fired for being “erratic”?

June 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer After BPTV’s federal lawsuit led to the ouster of the long-time CFO of the BPCA, Robert Serpico,

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Exclusive: Federal judge might order the BPCA to be restructured

June 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers know, BPTV has already caused the BPCA to undergo significant changes. Now, as a

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Told you so: Martha Gallo “resigns” from BPCA board

April 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BP.TV has been the only source to report on BPCA board member Martha Gallo’s career problems and

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Diagrams of the plans to redesign Wagner Park

March 22, 2017- From the BPCA town hall tonight, these are the latest plans to redesign Wagner Park to make it flood-proof.

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Is the record-breaking $118 M Ritz-Carlton Penthouse a publicity stunt for the reality TV star agent?

Update June 9, 2017- Told you so. This apartment never sold and will be auctioned off for $14 million:

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Richard LeFrak is now a top advisor to President Trump

May 1, 2017- Did you know that Richard LeFrak, the slumlord of Gateway Plaza, is now a top advisor to President Trump?

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Two StopTrump media elites wallow in misery

Update June 7, 2017- Correction: This story gets more pathetic. Alan Murray is no longer with the WSJ, but

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BPTV gets results: City DOT fixes dangerous intersection by PS 276

May 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BPTV reporting and an outraged father, the City DOT has now painted crosswalk stripe at the dangerous intersection of Third Place and Battery Place.

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