Category Archives: Gripes

Tell us your experience with Urgent Care Tribeca on 200 Chambers

February 22, 2013 The urgent care center at 200 Chambers Street (by The Palm restaurant, on the West Side Highway) provides very prompt care. In most cases, patients can be seen right away. However, we have been receiving complaints also.

Posted in Child care, Doctors, Dentists, Gripes | 5 Comments

Robert De Niro is an idiot and they should stop calling it the “Tribeca” Film Festival

Update February 18, 2016- Robert de Niro is at it again. The Post reports, “Robert De Niro still can’t fully

Posted in -- In the News, Child care, Doctors, Dentists, Film Theater and TV, Gripes, Op-Ed, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

BPCA meeting today indicates they might have violated RFP contract law

January 26, 2017- On the agenda for the BPCA board meeting today, it lists as a topic “Authorization to

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes | 1 Comment

BatteryPark.TV wins major victory in federal lawsuit against the BPCA and Howard Milstein

Update January 17, 2017- The BPCA has fired its entire legal team and replaced it with a firm

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Governor Cuomo’s MTA needs to be killed

January 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The national media’s New-York-Centricities were on full display as they gave national attention to an insignificant extension

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, -- In the News, Gripes, Op-Ed | 2 Comments

Woman on bike hit and killed by SUV at West Side Highway and Chambers Street

Update February 3, 2017- The defendant, 26-year old Samuel Silva, pleaded guilty in a deal offered by the

Posted in - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Crime, Gripes, Parks | 2 Comments

Consumer alert: Madison Seating

January 25, 2017- Last August, we posted a story with tips on where and how to purchase furniture online.

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CB1’s Catherine McVay Hughes to “step down”

Update January 2, 2017- Former CB1 Chair Catherine McVay Hughes apparently did not leave CB1 altogether.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Politics, -- Neighborhoods, Crime, Gripes, Op-Ed, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

BPC residents oppose BPCA plans to change Wagner Park

December 20, 2016- A local flier reports that BPC residents oppose BPCA’s plans to change quaint

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Did the BPCA rig the contract to redesign South End Avenue?

Update July 25, 2016- There is a town hall meeting tonight at 6 River Terrace to discuss the plans to renovate South End

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A model for working with the City DOT on city planning

June 26, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD What became a true model for how the community can interact with the City Department of Transportation

Posted in - Community Board 1, - NYPD First Precinct, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Featured Residents, Schools, Videos, Volunteering | 1 Comment

BPCA refuses to explain why it told DOT to cancel street safety measures

May 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD For most of the year 2013, numerous members of the community, including Community Board 1, held several meetings and walking tours with the city DOT, and came up with specific plans to … Continue reading

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings | 8 Comments

BPTV’s holiday gifts to you all

December 22, 2016- Once Mayor de Blasio is indicted, and he will be, the only remaining state or city official whom BPTV has

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, Op-Ed | 2 Comments

A room with a view (LeFrak installs new windows)

December 13, 2016- LeFrak is finally installing new windows.

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American state-sponsored media

Update November 8, 2016- With the election of Donald Trump, despite two-years of all-in StopTrump propaganda,

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Shoddy construction of the West Thames cancer turf field

Update November 18, 2016- The fence was finally properly installed.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Decline of our parks, Doctors, Dentists, Gripes, Health and lifestyle, Op-Ed, Parks, Schools, Sports and fitness | 1 Comment

CB1’s Ninfa Segarra has the guts to take on Glenn Plaskin, LeFrak, and Gateway

September 28, 2016- A class action was filed against LeFrak’s Gateway plaza back in April of 2014.

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, Lawyers, Op-Ed | 1 Comment

Several hundred rental apartments in BPC just became listed

June 13, 2016- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the lawsuit between Howard Milstein and his real estate

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The Gateway dog sewer has been gentrified

2October 23, 2016- The three-decades-old problem of the Gateway Plaza dog sewer might have been solved by gentrification.

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Dog feces and urine on sidewalks, Pets | Leave a comment

So many closed retail storefronts that it looks like 2009 again

February 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was in SoHo again and noticed numerous closed retail storefronts in the heart of the fancy

Posted in - Real estate, Financial District, Gripes, Op-Ed, Restaurants, Shops and markets, The Battery, Wall Street | Leave a comment