Category Archives: – Community Board 1

Look for party boats to dock at Pier-A soon

Picture of a ferry boat that crashed into the slip by the Irish Memorial May 11, 2017- by Steven Greer BPTV has reported over the years on the numerous attempts by the ferry boat and tour boat industry

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NYPD points finger at two boat tour companies for hiring the violent felons in The Battery

May 3, 2017- by Steven Greer In the wake of the serious shooting of an innocent bystander near The Battery, which was caused by a

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Letter: Battery Place and Third Place is dangerous intersection for school kids

April 27, 2017- From a viewer Hi, A couple of weeks ago, the intersection of Battery Place and Third Place was changed to a four-way

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BPC schools and leaders upset that NYPD failed to alert them about a nearby shooting

May 3, 2017- DNAinfo reports, “The city’s Office of Emergency Management will hold an interagency meeting with the police department and the Department of Education to review protocol around

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Peck Slip elementary school dares to cite Pledge of Allegiance, stirring outcry from the far-left

March 17, 2017- DNAinfo reports, “Students at a Peck Slip elementary school in the Seaport began reciting the Pledge of Allegiance for the first time last week, sparking tensions

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School overcrowding to persist Downtown until 2022 thanks to Mayor de Blasio

Update April 22, 2016- This school has been pushed back by two years. So, the overcrowding problem

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BPCA plans to build boat dock at Wagner Park that could host party boats

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer At the BPCA Town Hall meeting tonight, they gave an extensive presentation of the plans to redesign Wagner

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Linda Belfer, longtime CB1 member and Gateway Plaza Tenants Association founder, dies

April 17, 2017- Linda Belfer abruptly stepped down from the CB1 a few years ago after falling ill.

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

(4000 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) Update March 11, 2016- New York State Comptroller DiNapoli is going after wealthy people who

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No sex in the champagne room anymore at Remix

Update April 4, 2017- There is literally no sex in the campaign room at Remix anymore, folks. The SLA revoked

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Chef Paul Gerard sues partners in Belle Reve for mismanagement

Chef Paul Gerard, Plaintiff March 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The Post reports on a lawsuit filed by Paul Gerard, the former chef and partner of Tribeca’s Belle Reve restaurant and bar.

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CB1 agenda BPC subcommittee for today

Folks. We need some of you to attend these meetings and tell us what happened.

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BPC keeps its CB1 subcommittees, but other regions get axed

February 28, 2017- Of all of the Manhattan Community Boards, CB1 has been unique in having

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We need eyes and ears

If you plan to attend any CB1 meeting, please send us

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Court denies motion for restraining order against Glen Plaskin

Update January 15, 2017- On January 10th, more testimony was heard, and the judge ultimately denied the plaintiffs’

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The vultures get a whiff of the de Blasio carcass

December 23, 2016- In this past week, since the leak of the news that two different grand juries had convened

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Public comment at BPCA board meetings? Not so fast.

Update December 7, 2016- Today was the first BPCA board meeting since the decision to allow heavily

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New York Dolls staying put after all

Update December 20, 2016- The Post reports that the club owners purchased the building,

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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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A model for working with the City DOT on city planning

June 26, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD What became a true model for how the community can interact with the City Department of Transportation

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