Category Archives: – Community Board 1

Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update November 16, 2017- The NY Post reports that the mayor requested data on the bike path that was used by the terrorist who drove his truck over pedestrians, killing them. From

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Milford Management sneaks in Verizon cell tower atop Cove Club

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower

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Glenn Plaskin claims credit for BPTV accomplishments at Gateway Plaza

October 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Year after year, the Glenn-Plaskin-led Gateway Plaza Tenants Association (GPTA) would hold its

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Is Catherine McVay Hughes competent to be on the BPCA board?

August 24, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Catherine McVay Hughes abruptly resigned as Chair of CB1 after Sheldon Silver was convicted of corruption.

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Glenn Plaskin gets the hint and bows out as Gateway Plaza Tenants Association President

October 11, 2017- Likely as a result of BPTV, Mr. Plaskin has decided to not accept another term as

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How Glenn Plaskin schemes to keep his rent stabilized apartment whilst others lose protections

September 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has previously reported on the cronyism that has corrupted the Gateway Plaza Tenants Association resulting in owner

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Allegations of Voter Fraud at Issue in Margaret Chin’s razor thin victory

Press release: Candidate Contact Information: Aaron Foldenauer aaron@aaronforcitycouncil.com NEW YORK, NY, September 14, 2017.  – On Thursday, Aaron Foldenauer, an attorney and one of the challengers to Margaret Chin’s seat in City Council, has called for Tuesday’s election results to

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City Council’s Margaret Chin tries to skirt term limit laws and run for third term

June 23, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Sheldon Silver protégé Margaret Chin is running for a third term on City Council. There is only one problem:

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New Poll: Aaron Foldenauer runs away with NYC City Council District 1 race

September 12, 2017- Our poll was accurate in predicting that Dashia Imperiale would come in

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Chinese real estate firm chases families off Chase Plaza

May 12, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “Financial District families were alarmed when they and their children

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NYPD 9/11 bagpipe parade 2007

Over 172,000 views and counting

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Del Friscoe’s Grill at Brookfield Place is an eyesore

August 5, 2017- Who the hell allowed this ugly thing to be built?

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The fancy subway entrance by Four Seasons

August 5, 2017- When you are Larry Silverstein, you get special subway entrances.

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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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Don’t F with Greer

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers know, I have been the lead gardener in the public garden space on Albany Street.

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Dan Squadron resigns from State Senate

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Yesterday, I was walking across City Hall Park and literally bumped into Dan Squadron. I told him

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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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Hideous Nathan’s hot dog cart now at Vesey

August 5, 2017- I used to give a crap about things like this. Now, I think that Brookfield and the local

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Ninfa Segarra quits CB1

July 22, 2017 Ninfa Segarra has quit the CB1 kabuki theater. the new actor to replace her is not yet known.

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Former CB1 Julie Menin is now NYC Media and Entertainment Commissioner

June 16, 2017- I got a laugh out of this national story in Variety. Former CB1 Chairwoman

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