Category Archives: – City government

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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Is it legal for the BPCA to “deputize” a private security guard to make arrests?

January 22, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the January CB1 meeting, BPCA spokesperson Nick Sbordone announced that the BPCA planned to

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Miracle in Battery Park: Violent felons hawking bogus statue of liberty tickets banished

December 26, 2017- The Daily News reports, “After several years of the Battery being filled with

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Summary of the BPCA board meeting for January 2018

January 24, 2018- The BPCA board convened today. BPTV noticed the following:

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Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update January 29, 2018- I told you so. We Inform. Victims of the Halloween ISIS attack are suing the city for negligence.

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro is a no-show for the marina rally

December 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Anthony Notary, the same deadbeat who refused to pass a CB1 resolution in support of Mike Fortenbaugh to

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Exclusive: CB1’s Anthony Notaro investigated by city’s Conflicts of Interest Board

Update June 2, 2015- The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board is now investigating

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Aaron Foldenauer criticizes the BPCA plan to deputize private security guards

January 24, 2018- by Steven E. Greer The incompetent BPCA hired a video service that provided malfunctioning audio for much of Aaron’s talk.

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Cheating at elite Stuyvesant High School never went away

January 28, 2018- The Post reports, “Five years after a nationally publicized cheating scandal led to the principal’s ouster and the suspension of a dozen kids, academic dishonesty is

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The cheating continues at Stuyvesant High School

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Muhammad Islam, the 17-year-old Stuyvesant student who concocted a hoax that he was worth $72 Million from day-trading,

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The BPCA plays defense after Halloween terror attack

Update January 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the CB1 meeting (which are always orchestrated to meet the needs

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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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Margaret Chin accused of betraying community in favor of Howard Hughes real estate

July 14, 2014- The Amsterdam Market at the Seaport is over, and the founder blames City Councilwoman Margaret Chin. In a blast email, Robert LaValva wrote,

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Was the Poulakakos Group ousted from the Maritime Building Hotel project?

March 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer A local advertising flier is reporting on the Maritime Hotel project and EDC documents that

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

Update December 20, 2017- Governor Cuomo finally, reluctantly, signed the bill to supposedly

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

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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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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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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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