Category Archives: – Community Board 1

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

Posted in - Community Board 1, - NYPD First Precinct, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Featured Residents, Schools, Videos, Volunteering | 1 Comment

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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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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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,

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Bar, Lounge, Bar, Sports, Battery Park City and BPCA | Leave a comment

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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Agenda for CB1 meeting Wednesday

10/5 Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM Location: Metropolitan College of NY, 60 West Street, 1st floor community room

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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 | 1 Comment

Why you should boycott the BPC block party

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

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Events and Activities, Featured Residents, Gripes | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in - Community Board 1, Battery Park City and BPCA, Events and Activities, Gripes, Outdoor events | 7 Comments