Category Archives: Child care

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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Tip of the week: Get a car with side airbags

January 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I witnessed a two-car collision today and was the first responder. The side airbags on the black car allowed

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BPC Christmas Tree lighting 2015

December 3, 2015

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Something to chew on this Thanksgiving

November 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The true story of the Plymouth Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving is fascinating.

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The Brookfield Place ice rink opens for 2016

November 18, 2016

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Shoddy construction of the West Thames cancer turf field

Update November 18, 2016- The fence was finally properly installed.

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Marbles the brain store

October 24, 2016- A new study making national attention concludes that tablet and smartphone

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Lunch breaks in Ohio

October 5, 2016- This is what I did on my lunch break,

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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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Turtle Duck Park

June 11, 2016- All eight ducklings live, and there is a bonus turtle. The BPCA parks people are doing a nice job (thanks to BatteryPark.TV).

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Stuyvesant Community Center to hold open house Saturday

June 24, 2016- Stuyvesant Community Center, which recently slashed the price of membership

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Families love Schilling

June 15, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD During my second tasting at Schilling, yesterday, I spotted something that I have not quite seen

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BPC kids preyed upon by parasitic ice cream trucks

June 6, 2016- The New York Times ran a series last week about the thugs who run the competing ice cream trucks

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Crime, Gripes | 1 Comment

Images from Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015

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Nanny kidnaps BPC toddler

May 18, 2016- A nanny was arrested for “kidnapping” a BPC toddler. However, her intentions

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Higher fencing goes up on West Thames turf field

May 14, 2016

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Letter: The new management of Asphalt Green BPC is horrible

May 12, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Jim Hi Steven,

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Port Authority shuts down school choir singing national anthem at 9/11 Memorial

May 6, 2016- Only the Port Authority can pull off something this stupid

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Legal CYA paperwork on every child-group-event is smothering parents

May 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Out of the blue, two different friends of mine with kids have complained to me about the onerous

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CB1 agenda for April, 2016: Boot Asphalt Green, and outdoor bar planned for 2 River Terrace

May 1, 2016- Efforts to push Asphalt Green out of the community are progressing, with a discussion

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