Category Archives: Events and Activities

Brookfield still trying to sell Brookfield Place years later

Update December 17, 2016- DowntownExpress thinks they have an exclusive by reporting that Brookfield is

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The David Lynch Foundation Festival of Disruption 2017

Update December 6, 2017- Rolling Stone ranked the new Twin Peaks as the best TV show of 2017

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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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Russian yacht moors by Statue of Liberty again

June 16, 2017- The Post reports that the Russian oligarch is back, “It’s not obstruction of justice

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Dennis Mehiel’s BPCA allows mega-yacht owner to steal public park space?

May 7, 2017- A viewer sent us this photo. The IGY marina company, which is owned by a close friend of

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An Important Message About Heat Stroke

July 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I just figured out my medical mystery from yesterday on the golf course.

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Look for party boats to dock at Pier-A soon

Picture of a ferry boat that crashed into the slip by the Irish Memorial May 11, 2017- by Steven Greer BPTV has reported over the years on the numerous attempts by the ferry boat and tour boat industry

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Paul McCartney tells stories to 100,000 people in Indio, California

October 15, 2016- by Steven Greer In the second day of The Desert Trip (note the awesome full moon), Paul McCartney told numerous fascinating stories about the early

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Photos 4-26-2017

April 26, 2017

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Taste of BPC mysteriously divides the community in half

Update April 11, 2017- The Taste of Battery Park City is coming back on April 23rd. However, it still only benefits North BPC and PS 89,

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The Tribeca “Film” Festival has jumped the shark

April 19, 2017- BPTV has extensively reported for years on how the Tribeca Film Festival was failing,

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Easter candy at Eataly

April 12, 2017

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Cuomo cronies keep control of North Cove Marina

Update January 9, 2017- The recent CB1 meeting revealed the new caretaker of the North Cove Marina sailing club.

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The Desert Trip: Day 1: The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan

October 14, 2016- in 4K

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The Desert Trip: Day 2: Neil Young and Paul McCartney

October 15, 2016- in 4K

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The Great Thanksgiving Banquet by NYC Rescue Mission

James VarnHagen of the New York City Rescue Mission discusses their annual Great Thanksgiving banquet they host in their Tribeca homeless shelter. Prominent figures such as Police Chief Kelly turn out to help serve the needy. With the bad economy … Continue reading

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The Brookfield Place ice rink opens for 2016

November 18, 2016

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Unboxing my Desert Trip tickets

September 26, 2016-

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Vikings invade BPC

September 18, 2016-

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Why you should boycott the BPC block party

Update September 16, 2016- Tomorrow’s block party should be boycotted, for the same reasons

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