Category Archives: – City government

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City Council candidate Margaret Chin fails to show up for televised debate

August 18, 2017- by Steven Greer We have previously reported how Margaret Chin might very well lose her bid to become a three-term

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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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City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer gives the BPCA an earful

The three new BPCA board members, far right, as City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer speaks August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer attended the BPCA board meeting and spoke during the

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Will Aaron Foldenauer defeat Margaret Chin for City Council?

August 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I had lunch with City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer and realized something. He might win.

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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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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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Brookfield’s security company, Mulligan, takes over patrols of North Cove Marina

August 6, 2017- I walked the parks today and did not see a single Allied Barton “ambassador”

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Federal Complaint Filed Against Mayor de Blasio and Margaret Chin

June 28, 2017- Click here for the actual PDF complaint

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Collect Pond Park by City Hall

August 8, 2017- This money pit has been a problem for the city since the 1600’s.

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Crazy guy baptizes himself in City Hall park fountain

August 6, 2017- Mayor de Blasio’s city

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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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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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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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The state of Pier-A

August 6, 2017- After a CB1 member complained a couple of years ago that public space by Pier-A was

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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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Trump Election Has Not Caused Rise in School Bullying, Fariña Says

December 2, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “Worries about a spike in anti-immigration bullying in city schools after

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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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This is why we have rats, folks

Update July 12, 2017- Did the city listen to BPTV? The new plan to reduce rats will include a

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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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