Category Archives: – Community Board 1

New York Dolls closing

Update September 21, 2016- New York Dolls claims that they are shutting

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City Council bill to limit tour buses Downtown

September 26, 2016- From a press release, “Today at 1 p.m., a bill introduced by Council

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Letter: The Gateway Plaza Tenants’ Association is run by Le Frak cronies

September 7, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Sharon of Gateway Plaza Hi. I have read your blog since its inception. I must admit, I was disappointed you moved since

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BPCA allows, once again, Diner en Blanc to shut down BPC parks without public notice

September 16, 2016

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Decline of our parks, Op-Ed, Outdoor events | 2 Comments

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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Please do not come back, Dîner en Blanc

August 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was in Midtown eating last night and saw a Citi Bike rack. On an impulse, I hopped on and rode home. The weather was great.

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Look what we’ve started

September 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD More than four years ago, when I started to attack the BPCA administrations as crooks and cronies, rigging RFP contracts,

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CB1 agenda: Loud music coming to party ship docked in North Cove Marina?

September 1, 2016- The September CB1 agendas are posted. Note that a party ship named S.S.

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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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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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CB1 elects new chairman nobody wants

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

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Court ruling could allow feds to seize Silver and Skelos’ pensions

August 17, 2016- The Post reports, “A federal Court of Appeals ruling Wednesday could pave the

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How does a millionaire like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

Update March 11, 2016- New York State Comptroller DiNapoli is going after wealthy people who

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Video: Dan Squadron drops in unannounced to BPCA meeting

July 22, 2016 On July 20th, the BPCA convened a board meeting. Several minutes

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South End Avenue needs to have front-in angled parking and storefronts closer to the street

Update June 22, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Three years ago, the DOT was prepared to make much needed changes to South End Avenue,

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Press release from State Senator Squadron urging, once again, that BPCA allow public comments at board meetings

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2016

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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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Brookfield Place takes over the marina esplanade, banning cyclists

July 1, 2016- The upper deck esplanade that surrounds the North Cove Marina has been taken away from your use,

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Jeff Galloway disbarred

November 23, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Local CB1 member, Gateway Plaza resident, dog activist, and lawyer, Jeff Galloway, served

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The Robin Forst gorilla campaign

June 15, 2013- By Steven E. Greer At approximately 10:30 AM, on a bright Saturday morning in Battery Park City, a group of local campaigners set up camp within 20 feet of the doorway of a residential building on West … Continue reading

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