Category Archives: — In the News

The New Yorker slams Pier-A’s Blacktail bar

November 27, 2016- The bar operators of Pier-A, who promised all sorts of stuff, like restaurants,

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Trump Election Has Not Caused Rise in School Bullying, Fariña Says

December 2, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “Worries about a spike in anti-immigration bullying in city schools after

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Will Mike Fortenbaugh bring his sailing club back to North Cove Marina?

November 18, 2016– by Steven E. Greer As BatteryPark.TV reported last year, the Offshore Sailing School in North Cove Marina was failing.

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Viva la Preet

November 30, 2016- President Trump met with federal prosecutor Preet Bharara and decided to

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Are the CB2 schmucks worse than CB1?

November 28, 2016- The CB2 tried to block the opening of a large Nike store, for unknown reasons

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Chef Paul Gerard featured in The New York Post

November 20, 2016- Chef Paul Gerard, who opened Belle Reve and then Ethyl’s, has opened a new place in Hoboken. The Post featured him.

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42% of New York renters are paying so much that they are considered distressed

August 23, 2016- DNAinfo posted a short article advising renters. In it, they state, “Housing policy experts agree that if you pay more than 30 percent of your income on rent, you’re considered

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Trump Tower security

November 18, 2016

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Your big brother lives in Tribeca

November 17, 2016- The Post reports, “A massive, heavily fortified skyscraper that has puzzled New

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Federal prosecutors tighten the noose on Mayor de Blasio

November 14, 2016- DNAinfo posted an update on the federal prosecution of City Hall corruption. A ringleader pleaded guilty.

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The Fed’s intentional real estate bubble is killing off restaurants in New York City

(Huge chicken parm at Bobby Van’s Midtown) October 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I ate lunch at the Bobby Van’s in Midtown and was chatting with the senior manager, Danny.

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American state-sponsored media

Update November 8, 2016- With the election of Donald Trump, despite two-years of all-in StopTrump propaganda,

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Breaking: BatteryPark.TV calls the election: Trump wins

Update November 8, 2016 11:00 PM- By my conservative estimates, Trump already has 289 electoral votes.

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349 unsold Milstein condos to hit market in BPC for $430M

November 4, 2016- The Real Deal blog is reporting what we have previously reported in detail, months ago.

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Trump Wins

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Dennis Mehiel’s BPCA further exploits North Cove Marina

November 6. 2016- The one-percenters are getting a big lifeline, literally, from BPCA Chairman

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More people fled NYC than any other city

September 15, 2016- I am not alone. The Post reports, “Taxpaying New Yorkers are leaving in droves

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MTA bus driver arrested for gruesome murder-by-bus near The Battery

October 24, 2016- DNAinfo reports that an MTA bus driver was arrested after killing a pedestrian

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Rendering of plans for 50 West plaza across from Rector Place

Update October 23, 2016- This is what the plaza is really looking like.

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Grand Banks boat restaurant at Pier 25 to create new boat eatery

October 10, 2016- I had no idea that the oyster boat at Pier 25, the Grand Banks, had real chefs. Eater reports,

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