Category Archives: – Community Board 1

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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BPCA refuses to explain why it told DOT to cancel street safety measures

May 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD For most of the year 2013, numerous members of the community, including Community Board 1, held several meetings and walking tours with the city DOT, and came up with specific plans to … Continue reading

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Today, crucial update on North Cove Marina at CB1

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We need eyes and ears

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

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BPTV’s holiday gifts to you all

December 22, 2016- Once Mayor de Blasio is indicted, and he will be, the only remaining state or city official whom BPTV has

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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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CB1 agenda for tonight

December 5, 2016

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BPCA meeting tonight to discuss new esplanade bike rules

December 5, 2015- At 5:30 tonight, on the 24th floor of the BPCA office in 1 WFC, a committee

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CB1’s Ninfa Segarra has the guts to take on Glenn Plaskin, LeFrak, and Gateway

September 28, 2016- A class action was filed against LeFrak’s Gateway plaza back in April of 2014.

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BPCA scraps plans to tear down ugly Rector Street “temporary” bridge

November 3, 2016- At the CB1 meeting, the BPCA announced that they would scrap plans to tear down

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November CB1 agenda

Battery Park City Committee – November 1st, 6:00 PM Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North

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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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Exclusive: Jeff Galloway led away in handcuffs to prison

Update September 24, 2015- Jeff Galloway was released from prison on September 18th, apparently.

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Robin Forst is replaced

Update May 13, 2016- The BPCA issued a press release detailing the biography of the new Director

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