Category Archives: Gripes

The mystery of misleading Uber navigation apps solved

November 11, 2017- by Steven E. Greer When I am in New York or LA using Uber cars, I have noticed that the Uber navigation app, which is based on the Google navigation behind the scenes, sometimes sends the driver

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Reliable gun violence statistics

February 12, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of 20 first graders and six brave adults, the debate over gun control

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The United States just entered into a second Civil War

Update November 5, 2017- Outspoken conservative senator Rand Paul was attacked by his neighbor,

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Milford Management sneaks in Verizon cell tower atop Cove Club

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower

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300 Albany sneaks up even more radiation emitting cell tower brain blasters

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower

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Without community input, BPCA allows radiation beaming cell tower to go up

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower installed

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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.

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Tribeca cyclist run over and killed

September 15, 2017- A lady riding her bike on Broadway in Tribeca was run over by a delivery truck

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The Texas apocalypse is exposing TV news as lazy New York bubble dwellers

September 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Today, I saw on the TV news a new development in Houston and Dallas that I do not think this country

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Margaret Chin wants judge to take it easy on convicted murderer

February 19, 2016- This is why the City Council and State Assembly Districts should be redrawn

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NY Post covers BatteryPark.TV story about the FEMA investigation into BPCA

November 10, 2013- The NY Post picked up our story about the odd decision by the BPCA to remove sandbags and intentionally allow pier A to flood

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Squadron Votes to Reject Two Non-Resident Appointments to the BPCA

June 21, 2017- Press release Sen. Urges Local Resident Representation in Local Governance ALBANY – State Senator Daniel Squadron spoke on the Senate Floor (video) on the urgent need for local

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This is why we have rats, folks

Update July 12, 2017- Did the city listen to BPTV? The new plan to reduce rats will include a

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, Battery Park City and BPCA, Diner, Gripes, Restaurants, Trash and Rats | 2 Comments

Don’t F with Greer

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers know, I have been the lead gardener in the public garden space on Albany Street.

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Hideous Nathan’s hot dog cart now at Vesey

August 5, 2017- I used to give a crap about things like this. Now, I think that Brookfield and the local

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Without public input, the BPCA once again closes your parks for private event

July 30, 2017- The BPCA has used Rockefeller and Wagner Parks for private industry events many

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Decline of our parks, Gripes, Health and lifestyle | Leave a comment

Dennis Mehiel’s BPCA allows mega-yacht owner to steal public park space?

May 7, 2017- A viewer sent us this photo. The IGY marina company, which is owned by a close friend of

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Outdoor events, Parks, Sailing/Yachting | 1 Comment

Tribeca Citizen blogger steals BatteryPark.TV’s intellectual property, again

July 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Over the years, since forming BatteryPark.TV in 2009, our original reporting has been stolen

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Ferry boats get less annoying horns

June 27, 2017- For years, BatteryPark.TV championed the cause of BPC residents at 2 River Terrace

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Tell us your experience with Urgent Care Tribeca on 200 Chambers

February 22, 2013 The urgent care center at 200 Chambers Street (by The Palm restaurant, on the West Side Highway) provides very prompt care. In most cases, patients can be seen right away. However, we have been receiving complaints also.

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