Category Archives: Gripes

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

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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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

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

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

September 30, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD The federal judge rendered a crucial decision today in my federal lawsuit against the BPCA and real

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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

Posted in - City government, -- In the News, -- Neighborhoods, Gripes, Restaurants | Leave a comment

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

CB1’s Catherine McVay Hughes to “step down”

April 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD No one with power ever “steps down” voluntarily. Sumner Redstone is 92 and being pushed out of

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Politics, -- Neighborhoods, Crime, Gripes, Op-Ed, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

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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In the wake of the ISIS-inspired bombings of New York and New Jersey, Mayor de Blasio is concerned about this

September 26, 2016- Amidst a rash of ISIS-inspired radical terrorist attacks across the country,

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Letter: The Gateway Plaza Tenants’ Association is run by Le Frak cronies

September 7, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Sharon of Gateway Plaza Hi. I have read your blog since its inception. I must admit, I was disappointed you moved since

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What is the difference between organized crime and the Cuomo/de-Blasio administrations?

Update September 21, 2016- Joe Percoco and other top aids to Cuomo were officially indicted today by Preet Bharara.

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Letter: I was almost killed by a Downtown Connect red bus

September 17, 2016- Letter by Eileen Baker I was almost killed yesterday by a Connect bus.

Posted in - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Op-Ed | 1 Comment

BPCA allows, once again, Diner en Blanc to shut down BPC parks without public notice

September 16, 2016

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Decline of our parks, Op-Ed, Outdoor events | 1 Comment

Why you should boycott the BPC block party

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

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Events and Activities, Featured Residents, Gripes | Leave a comment

Please do not come back, Dîner en Blanc

August 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was in Midtown eating last night and saw a Citi Bike rack. On an impulse, I hopped on and rode home. The weather was great.

Posted in - Community Board 1, Battery Park City and BPCA, Events and Activities, Gripes, Outdoor events | 7 Comments