Category Archives: Asphalt Green

Letter: The new management of Asphalt Green BPC is horrible

May 12, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Jim Hi Steven,

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Legal CYA paperwork on every child-group-event is smothering parents

May 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Out of the blue, two different friends of mine with kids have complained to me about the onerous

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CB1 agenda for April, 2016: Boot Asphalt Green, and outdoor bar planned for 2 River Terrace

May 1, 2016- Efforts to push Asphalt Green out of the community are progressing, with a discussion

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $12.50 a month

(6,400 real BPC residents have read this story as of April 19, 2016. We inform.) Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

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The egregious athletic coaching most kids receive

March 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD In 2005, at age 37, I got some good PGA golf lessons at Muirfield Golf Club in Ohio: Jack Nicklaus’

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Pipes burst at Stuyvesant High School

February 14, 2016- We received this email:

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Wanna get in shape?

Update December 20, 2015- Starting next month, boxing cross-fit (see above). Also, see below.

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Asphalt Green is failing miserably

Update January 31, 2016- There were hints at this during the BPCA Town Hall (read below, and video above). Asphalt Green is failing miserably and the Upper East Side company is treating our

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U.S. Senate now investigates rubber pellet turf fields

January 22, 2016- The U.S. Senate is now weighing in on the safety of those ubiquitous

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May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

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Equinox declines to use Danny Meyer’s juices

February 11, 2015- A little more than two years ago, Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality

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Letter: I am sick of Townley using BPCA as his piggy bank

Letter to the Editor September 26, 2013- By BPC Parent I am sick of Bob Townley

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Survey: What do you think of Asphalt Green?

January 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With the Brookfield Place Equinox getting close to opening, will the struggling Asphalt Green be dealt a fatal blow

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Alarming gangs of tweens gather by ballfields every Friday night

October 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I got a tip about gangs of tweens hanging

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The Asphalt Green roof leak will still be a budget item going into 2015

October 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the $1.5 Million spent by the BPCA to simply study the cause of a roof leak over

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Brookfield Equinox now signing up members for 2015

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The Brookfield Place Equinox will occupy the entire space on the third floor that is above the Hudson Eats. Equinox managers have set up a temporary office

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Exclusive: The NBA draws creeps to BPC

July 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Conrad Hotel is the preferred site now for the visiting NBA teams. They practice in the Asphalt Green gymnasium. Also, the hotel is far enough away from Midtwon to keep the … Continue reading

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How Asphalt Green eventually opened

June 13, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD Finally, seven years after the Battery Park City Authority approved the creation of the Asphalt Green community center, it will open this weekend and be nearly 18-months behind schedule. Undoubtedly, on June … Continue reading

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Did Martha Gallo stage a press conference during the BPCA board meeting?

August 3, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer On July 31st, the BPCA board convened a public meeting. In the audience was local resident Matt Fenton who is also an amateur writer for the local Broadsheet (BS). Mr. Fenton rarely … Continue reading

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Asphalt Green’s Carol Tweedy outrages CB1

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Asphalt Green’s long-time Executive Director, Carol Tweedy, finally, after a year of the BPC Asphalt Green being open, made an appearance before the community. She spoke to the monthly CB1 meeting held at … Continue reading

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