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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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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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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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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Super unethical actions by Manhattan DA let the Trumps escape prosecution over Trump SoHo fraud

October 5, 2017- The Post reports that back in 2010, the Manhattan DA’s office, led by Cy Vance,

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Another reason Chinatown needs to be part of City Council District 2

September 12, 2017- Margaret Chin skipped the debates, ran for an illegal third-term, and still won

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NYU “legal scholar” gets drunk on L train and tossed off

October 10, 2017- This is hilarious. A drunk on the L train was tossed off after saying the N word.

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How Glenn Plaskin schemes to keep his rent stabilized apartment whilst others lose protections

September 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has previously reported on the cronyism that has corrupted the Gateway Plaza Tenants Association resulting in owner

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Can Aaron Foldenauer defeat Margaret Chin in November?

September 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BPTV does not care who wins New York City Council District 1 race, as long as it is not Margaret Chin.

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Did Margaret Chin win an illegal third-term using a fraudulent vote scheme?

September 19, 2017- The votes have been “re-canvassed” and the absentee votes did not change the outcome.

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Tribeca cyclist run over and killed

September 15, 2017- A lady riding her bike on Broadway in Tribeca was run over by a delivery truck

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Gunmen steal $3,000 from SeaGlass Carousel in Battery Park

September 15, 2017- The Post reports on more crime at The Battery some swift NYPD work, “A disgruntled ex-employee of the SeaGlass

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