Category Archives: Newsracks

A good solution to the newsrack scourge

May 23, 2016- The Upper East Side is smart and handles

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Hot dog vendors clog narrow Greenwich Street sidewalk

September 26, 2015- A viewer sent us this. The newly opened stretch of sidewalk that BatteryPark.TV

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Even world renowned Eleven Madison has problems with hot dog vendors

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Chase Bank hotdog guy forced to move

July 29, 2014- The viewer tipping us off last night was correct. The hotdog guy who had made his home by the Chase Bank entrance for many years, serving franks just feet from the epicenter

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Zero coverage in local press of most important issue to BPC in years

March 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported that the operators of the new Pier A restaurant were granted by the CB1 a rare 4:00 AM liquor license in a residential community. Attending the CB1 meeting on March … Continue reading

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The newsrack scourge inflicts North End Grill now

Update September 22, 2013- After some calls, we had the newsrack removed. But more will come like Whac-A-Mole. September 22, 2013- This is the latest pop-up newsrack to have been quietly deposited in the dark of night, testing the waters … Continue reading

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Daily throw-away papers plague South End Avenue

Update May 24, 2013- An Upper East Side group working to clean up that area has extensively investigated the free newspaper box plague. A law was passed in 2002 to curtail this problem, but the city is not enforcing it. … Continue reading

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CB7 passes resolution to remove newsracks

May 31, 2013- DNAinfo is reporting, “Hundreds of news racks should be immediately removed from the Upper West Side because they are poorly maintained and clog the streets, local community board members said. Community Board 7 member Marc Glazer has … Continue reading

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