Category Archives: – Downtown oversight

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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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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BPCA wastes close to $1 Million defending against BPTV

August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers recall, BPTV sued the BPCA in August of 2015 for violating our First Amendment rights

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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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Exclusive: Landmark Victory for Renters: 421-g Buildings are Rent Stabilized

July 3, 2017- The New York Supreme Court rendered a landmark decision today on rent stabilization.

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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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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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Man jumps 30-feet from Oculus balcony

August 2, 2-17- DNAinfo reports, “A man was seriously injured after he jumped over a railing and

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New York Dolls lingers

August 5, 2017- Rumors of the death of New York Dolls were exaggerated, it seems. It’s now a

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Dennis Mehiel is the unwanted guest who doesn’t know when to leave the party

Update June 16, 2017- The governor appointed three new board members, but once again failed

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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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Breaking: BatteryPark.TV calls the election: Trump wins

Update November 8, 2016 11:00 PM- By my conservative estimates, Trump already has 289 electoral votes.

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It will be hard to comprehend the ramifications of President Trump until years from now

November 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Most people are still trying to process this major surprise of Trump winning the presidency,

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Video proof that the media is spewing propaganda to downplay attendance of the Trump inauguration

January 26, 2017

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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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