Category Archives: Gripes

Irish Memorial closed for “repairs”

August 11, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA has closed the Irish Memorial and surrounded it with a hideous fence, ostensibly for “repairs”.

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

Did Mayor de Blasio copy the crooked Clinton techniques of pay-to-play politics?

August 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Federal prosecutor Preet Bharara has a mountain of evidence against Mayor de Blasio indicating

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Crime, Gripes, Lawyers, Op-Ed | 1 Comment

Le Pain Quotidien at Gateway Plaza entrance opens

August 20, 2016- Le Pain Quotidien at the Gateway Plaza entrance opens tomorrow. The sidewalk seating is an unexpected surprise.

Posted in - Real estate, Bakery, Battery Park City and BPCA, Coffee, Dog feces and urine on sidewalks, French | 2 Comments

Sticker shock at the tunnels

August 20, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I drove through the Lincoln Tunnel last night and was shocked that the fee is now $15. The huge fees

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Gateway Plaza resident complains about Jenifer Rajkumar’s campaign thugs pounding on apartment doors

June 17, 2016- Jenifer Rajkumar lives in Gateway plaza and is making a vain attempt to become

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

New York City is now worse than it was in the 1970’s

Update August 9, 2016- Today alone, a doctor was slashed in the face in a nice part of town in the Upper East Side,

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Major Crime in New York City Parks Up 23%

August 8, WSJ, “Major crime, including murders and rapes, has picked up in parks even as it declines overall in New York City.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Decline of our parks, Guns | Leave a comment

Former jewel of NYC parks, BPC Parks are now neglected beds of weeds

Update June 19, 2016- We added some “Before” photos at the bottom.

Posted in - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Decline of our parks, Parks | 1 Comment

BPCA secretly adds a whole new security guard company to patrol BPC

June 6, 2016- City Safe, an entirely new, independent from AlliedBarton, security force has

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Decline of our parks, Parks | 1 Comment

Several hundred rental apartments in BPC just became unlisted

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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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

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Decline of our parks, Gripes, Lawyers, Parks | Leave a comment

BPC Parks misleading the public on National PBS

August 6, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I am sitting here in Ohio flipping through the channels and came across PBS. It was the Battery Park

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Decline of our parks, Film Theater and TV, Gripes, Parks | 1 Comment

Unprecedented propaganda by establishment media: NYPD Commissioner Bratton on CBS

August 3, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Bill Bratton, the NYPD Commissioner, was pushed out of office after federal investigations into

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, -- In the News, Gripes, Lawyers, Op-Ed | 1 Comment

BPC needs a BREXIT-like exit

Update June 24, 2016- BREXIT supporters won and the UK will leave the EU, likely triggering other

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Decline of our parks, Op-Ed, Parks | 2 Comments

Those pencil-tower condos will be poorly constructed garbage

August 1, 2016- If you think that these quickly built pencil-towers will be worthy of the multi-million-dollar asking prices for

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NY Waterway ferry boat crashes

July 23, 2016- As BP.TV has warned many times before, one of those dangerous NY Waterway ferry boats

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American state-sponsored media

January 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The American media is becoming as bad as Russian state-sponsored media, literally. The national

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Crooked de Blasio gives favor to his helicopter company donors

July 21, 2016- Mayor de Blasio is under federal investigation for giving quid pro quo favors to

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Press release from State Senator Squadron urging, once again, that BPCA allow public comments at board meetings

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2016

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes | Leave a comment

Post Offices in New York and New Albany: A tale of two cities

July 16, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The post office on Church Street that serves Battery Park is overburdened and understaffed.

Posted in - Federal government, -- Neighborhoods, Gripes, Humor and pranks, Op-Ed | Leave a comment