Category Archives: – City government

Earning $500,000 salaries, executives of 9/11 Memorial are charging $24 admission and still losing money

Update December 10, 2017- The Post reports that the museum is losing money because

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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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Ferry company that recently won contract from Mayor de Blasio part of organized crime network in The Battery

Update November 29, 2017- Remember that scandalous contract to give an out-of-state ferry boat company, Hornblower, Inc., the lucrative contract to expand service to Brooklyn

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The reason the Manhattan DA will not arrest Harvey Weinstein

Update December 1, 2017- The Post is reporting that the latest rape accusation against Harvey

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Why are your PILOT fees not going down?

October 27, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Battery Park City apartment owners pay some of the highest overall taxes in the city, yet the resale

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Allied Barton seems to be copying the PEP no-show policies

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As you recall, I got the PEP removed from BPC by exposing that they were redistributing almost all of

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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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Proposals to reduce the number of empty storefronts

November 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the large number of empty storefronts that make the

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New York is worse than one year ago

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I am going to fire my secretary. For some reason, he thought it would be a good idea to needlessly stay in

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Glenn Plaskin’s palatial warm apartment costs what?

(2,200 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) January 6, 2013- By Steven E. Greer We have previously reported on the ineffective leadership

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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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Get to know your rights granted by The Constitution

May 30, 2016- by pro se litigant Steven E. Greer, MD Now that I am a federal plaintiff and pro se litigator, with a viable case asserting my First Amendment rights,

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Tip of the Week: Ed Koch explains how to deal with “Crazies” in NYC politics

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Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo implicated in stunningly brazen city corruption bribing Mayor de Blasio

October 27, 2016- Well, now we know why former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

September 23, 2017- by pro se legal scholar Steven E. Greer, MD As most Battery Park City residents know, the Battery Park City Authority taxes the residents

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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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HRPT sued for bad design of bike path where cyclist was killed

July 4, 2017- Last June, 30-year-old Olga Cook was killed while cycling on the bike path at Chambers Street

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New BPCA board member Louis Bevilacqua seems to be an improvement

October 26, 2017- by Steven E. Greer One of the three new BPCA board members, Louis Bevilacqua, who is a senior partner at the large

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The United States just entered into a second Civil War

Update November 5, 2017- Outspoken conservative senator Rand Paul was attacked by his neighbor,

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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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