Category Archives: – Brookfield Place

Exclusive: Are the BPCA bonds risky junk with AAA ratings?

March 27, 2017- The BPCA’s Chairman and CEO, Dennis Mehiel, recently boasted at the board meeting how their bonds

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Mad Women invade BPC

March 7, 2017- The Post reports, “Rauxa, the nation’s largest women-owned marketing agency,

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Brookfield Place Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store opens

February 16, 2017- The NYT reports quite accurately that retailers are out of touch trying to sell $800 sneakers,

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Woman dies falling from Oculus escalator

February 11, 2017- The Post reports, “A woman died at the World Trade Center’s soaring Oculus transit

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Thieves steal $10,000 in handbags from BPC Saks

February 6, 2017- DNAinfo reports, “Two men stole more than $10,000 worth of handbags from Saks Fifth Avenue

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Cuomo cronies keep control of North Cove Marina

Update January 9, 2017- The recent CB1 meeting revealed the new caretaker of the North Cove Marina sailing club.

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It’s happened again: $5,000 Rolex stolen from Brookfield Place Equinox this time

January 6, 2017- This is not a re-run of an old story. Another man using the Equinox Gym in Brookfield

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Thief Steals Man’s Wallet From Equinox, Spends $10K at Apple Store

December 3, 2015- Security at gyms is a joke, folks. People foolishly leave valuables inside

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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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The Brookfield Place ice rink opens for 2016

November 18, 2016

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Images of the new Saks Fifth Avenue in Brookfield Place

October 24, 2016- They did a nice job.

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Marbles the brain store

October 24, 2016- A new study making national attention concludes that tablet and smartphone

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BPCA board meeting tomorrow

September 19, 2016- There is a BPCA board meeting tomorrow. You are encouraged to attend. Questions you might ask are:

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Why you should boycott the BPC block party

Update September 16, 2016- Tomorrow’s block party should be boycotted, for the same reasons

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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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Brookfield’s use of the marina is your worst nightmare

Update May 21, 2016- This failed exhibition race finally aired on NBC. However, the billionaire who owns Oracle pays the network to air this, as an infomercial for his hobby. There is

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Exclusive (good) photos of the new Downtown Eataly

August 2, 2016- Le District is in for some trouble.

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The Apple store in the Oculus slated to open this week

Update August 15, 2016- Barry Hauptman took this photo.

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

July 8, 2016

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