Category Archives: Featured Residents

CB1 elects new chairman nobody wants

Update July 1, 2016- Notaro is now the full Chairman of the entire CB1.

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NY Post features Leo DiCaprio riding a Citi Bike in BPC

June 8, 2016- The Post featured this photo of Leo DiCaprio on a Citi Bike in BPC.

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The Marinara Mobile: Uncle Steve’s Smartcar

June 6, 2016

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“And the winner for best actor goes to….BPC’s own Leo DiCaprio”

January 14, 2016- It is not well appreciated that most of the big Academy Award categories

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Letter: Why is there so much turnover in staff at Milford Management?

February 5, 2016- Letter from BPC resident: I am a resident in one of the Milford-managed buildings and have noticed tremendous turnover

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Letter to the Editor: Give Peace (and Quiet) A Chance

(3,824 people have read this as of February 15, 2016) August 10, 2015- Letter by John Dellaportas Some 100,000 times per year, tourist helicopters buzz Battery Park City. These flights run all day,

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BPCA CFO, Robert Serpico, spotted coming out of cigar lounge

January 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was walking by the Davidoff of Geneva cigar store and spotted Robert Serpico, the CFO of the

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BPCA uses salt on the sidewalks now that Tess Huxley has been removed

Update January 18, 2016- Now that Tessa Huxley has been fired, the parks people are

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Local resident Miriam Kimmelman passes away

January 11, 2016- Long-time community gardener and BPC resident, Miriam Kimmelman, has passed away. She battled a neurological condition for years.

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Steve Schirripa on CBS’ Blue Bloods

January 8, 2016- BPC residence Steve Schirripa is now playing a character on the hit CBS series

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A good Halloween prank

October 31, 2015

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May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

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BPCA’s Dennis Mehiel used wife’s minority status to get big contracts

July 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We have heard rumors for years that Dennis Mehiel, the Chairman and CEO of the BPCA and

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Icon of 9/11/2001 dies of cancer at age 42

August 26, 2015- The NYT reports, “Marcy Borders, who became known as the “dust lady”

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Did the Parks Conservancy intentionally raise the pond level that killed the ducklings?

November 18, 2011- By Steven Greer, MD Viewers will recall our previous stories from the spring following

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Downtown Soccer League comments on FIFA

May 28, 2015- Letter by Bill Bialosky, President of DSL After the FIFA corruption arrests, maybe there will be a chance to show that all things in soccer are not bad.

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Gardeners gather for the first time of the season

May 18, 2015- BPC gardeners gather to exchange seeds

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Dean of Pace college discusses importance of face to face teaching

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Letter: We are informed

April 17, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Kathleen Dorgan Hi Steve,

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Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein accused of molesting female model in Tribeca

March 30, 2015- We reluctantly give this story life since there has been no arrest, but it is out there.

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