Category Archives: Gripes

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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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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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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2017 is the Year of the Woman

Update December 6, 2017- Time Magazine (which is no longer even a magazine or relevant)

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The aftermath of the Halloween terrorist attack on Lower Manhattan

December 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I finally got to NYC after the Halloween terrorist attack on the West Side Bike Path. The concrete

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NY Waterway is the root of the ferry boat horn noise

Update December 16, 2017- As BPTV reported years ago, below, the NY Waterway ferry

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Earning $500,000 salaries, executives of 9/11 Memorial are charging $24 admission and still losing money

Update December 10, 2017- The Post reports that the museum is losing money because

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Did Dennis Mehiel and Shari Hyman’s BPCA sanction a sexual predator worse than Harvey Weinstein?

October 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Harvey Weinstein scandal is not only bringing down Hollywood, but also the entire liberal

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New York is worse than one year ago

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I am going to fire my secretary. For some reason, he thought it would be a good idea to needlessly stay in

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Gristedes South to close

Update November 13, 2017- The owner, Gristedes, is quoted in Real Deal as now wanting

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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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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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