Category Archives: Gripes

People who need to go away in 2018

December 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD We are less than a month away from the New Year when everyone makes resolutions and plans on

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2017 is the Year of the Woman

Update December 6, 2017- Time Magazine (which is no longer even a magazine or relevant)

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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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BPCA President Shari Hyman settles embarrassing federal lawsuit before taking private sector job

Shari Hyman by husband, Dan Horwitz, who defended Bernie Madoff Update November 11, 2017- BPTV obtained via FOIA request the actual settlement amount.

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Did Dennis Mehiel and Shari Hyman’s BPCA sanction a sexual predator worse than Harvey Weinstein?

October 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Harvey Weinstein scandal is not only bringing down Hollywood, but also the entire liberal

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BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

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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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Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update November 16, 2017- The NY Post reports that the mayor requested data on the bike path that was used by the terrorist who drove his truck over pedestrians, killing them. From

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Gristedes South to close

Update November 13, 2017- The owner, Gristedes, is quoted in Real Deal as now wanting

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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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The mystery of misleading Uber navigation apps solved

November 11, 2017- by Steven E. Greer When I am in New York or LA using Uber cars, I have noticed that the Uber navigation app, which is based on the Google navigation behind the scenes, sometimes sends the driver

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Reliable gun violence statistics

February 12, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of 20 first graders and six brave adults, the debate over gun control

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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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Milford Management sneaks in Verizon cell tower atop Cove Club

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower

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300 Albany sneaks up even more radiation emitting cell tower brain blasters

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower

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Without community input, BPCA allows radiation beaming cell tower to go up

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower installed

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Glenn Plaskin sued for intimidating plaintiffs in class action filed against LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza

September 27, 2016- A class action was filed against Gateway plaza for breaching the warrant of habitability.

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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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The Texas apocalypse is exposing TV news as lazy New York bubble dwellers

September 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Today, I saw on the TV news a new development in Houston and Dallas that I do not think this country

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Margaret Chin wants judge to take it easy on convicted murderer

February 19, 2016- This is why the City Council and State Assembly Districts should be redrawn

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