Category Archives: Gripes

Members of the House, Nadler, Velázquez, and Maloney join Senator Schumer in calling for tourist helicopter flights to cease

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop President John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ thanks Congresspersons Nadler, Velazquez and Maloney for joining Senator

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Senator Schumer is the only elected official to call for a halt in tourist helicopter flights

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop’s John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ wishes to thank U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer for his leadership today in demanding

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Gangs of black teens menace all-white BPC

Teens on the young kid’s basketball court by West Thames Update April 15, 2018- April seems to be the time when the teen gangs in Lower Manhattan come

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Exclusive: Tourist helicopter that crashed and killed five was performing unsafe stunts

March 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Immediately after the helicopter crash in the East River on Sunday that killed all five Texas tourists

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LeFrak hikes Gateway electric bills 700% in January

March 10, 2018- Letter to the Editor by NOYB Despite new windows and heating units, the electric bills for January across all buildings in Gateway Plaza were

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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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Essay: Why Liberal Media and Universities Tolerate Crooked College Football

January 2, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD College football is so dirty. Just look at the coaches from the top teams that we saw play this weekend.

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Statement from StopTheChop on East River helicopter crash

New York, March 12, 2018 — Press release

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Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update January 29, 2018- I told you so. We Inform. Victims of the Halloween ISIS attack are suing the city for negligence.

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Is it legal for the BPCA to “deputize” a private security guard to make arrests?

January 22, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the January CB1 meeting, BPCA spokesperson Nick Sbordone announced that the BPCA planned to

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Ever wonder how atrocious performances by Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence, or Meryl Streep won Oscars?

January 4, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD It is the beginning of the Hollywood award show season where meritless popularity-contest-awards

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Miracle in Battery Park: Violent felons hawking bogus statue of liberty tickets banished

December 26, 2017- The Daily News reports, “After several years of the Battery being filled with

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Awesome Tribeca woman stands up to two skateboard vandal thugs

January 3, 2017- This Tribeca woman should be commended for having the courage to stand up to the two skateboard thugs.

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A-hole Charles Urstadt is at it again

Update January 24, 2018- Delusional old fuck Charles Urstadt now wants to fill in the Hudson

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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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An open letter to Peter Thiel: Help me build a Better Twitter

January 16, 2018 Peter Thiel, Founders Fund, One Letterman Drive

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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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Who will save the parks in Battery Park City?

April 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer After seeing the hideous artificial turf field in the West Thames area, I became sad. It’s official:

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More senior parks employees fired

April 13, 2016- At the BPCA Town Hall Meeting, another one of those fake resignations unfolded. This time it was 27-year veteran of the BPC parks Conservancy, T. Fleischer, who

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