Category Archives: Gripes

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

Update January 12, 2017- BPTV has won its third major victory as the federal judge ruled that the private-sector

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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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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

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Lawyers | 5 Comments

We live in an age of unprecedented corporate corruption

October 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD We are living in an age where the establishment multi-national corporations are above the law.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, Crime, Gripes, Op-Ed, Wall Street | 1 Comment

De Blasio’s far left City Council to double the number of food carts

October 12, 2016- The NYT reports, “With that in mind, the City Council intends to consider

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This is why “service dogs” in NYC are out of control

September 23, 2016- BP.TV has extensively reported on the “service dog” scam, whereby selfish,

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, -- In the News, Dog feces and urine on sidewalks, Gripes, Lawyers, Pets | 2 Comments

City Council bill to limit tour buses Downtown

September 26, 2016- From a press release, “Today at 1 p.m., a bill introduced by Council

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