Category Archives: — In the News

Oliver Stone moves into 2 River Terrace to be next to Leo

April 13, 2017- The Post reports, “Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone, a native New Yorker,

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How to Drink Wine

April 1, 2017- The NYT posted a useful guide to drinking wine. These are the crib notes from the very long article.

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LeFrak triples rent on the only church in BPC

April 11, 2017- A viewer altered us to the plight of the St. Joseph’s Chapel by the marina. It is the only

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Updates on the 63-story tower at 50 West Street

Update April 12, 2017

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Typical New York

April 6, 2017- Watch the heartless scum just walk by and do nothing. This apathy is why people

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WSJ reports Brookfield Place up for sale

February 7, 2017- As BPTV has reported for several years, The WSJ featured Brookfield Place as an asset that large real estate companies

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BPCA board member Martha Gallo demoted at AIG?

March 6, 2017- by Steven Greer BPC resident and BPCA board member Martha Gallo somehow gained employment at the scandal-plagued

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Martha Gallo, person who oversaw JPMorgan problems, still on BPCA board

Update November 19, 2013- JP Morgan settled with the DOJ for a record $13 Billion to resolve

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Tyra Banks’ BPC penthouse featured

April 4, 2017- The Post Publicist-Placed-Ads division made this real estate

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Danny Meyer settles lawsuit over mishandling of tips

March 27, 2017- The Post reports, “Restaurateur Danny Meyer, who famously ditched tipping at several

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Media hypes “Monster blizzard” warning

March 15, 2017- The Post reports, “On the eve of Tuesday’s Winter Storm Stella, the National Weather Service

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Obama stooges try to stage a coup of the Trump administration

Update March 4, 2017- The plot thickens. President Trump has announced that President

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The Feds and Manhattan DA refuse to prosecute Mayor de Blasio

March 16, 2017- Despite a state grand jury and a second federal grand jury to deliberate whether

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Will Ole Shelly Silver walk?

March 15, 2017- Only in the state of New York can a convicted congressman like Michael Grimm think about running

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Told you so. It was not a blizzard according to the NYT

January 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am such a genius contrarian. All of you thought that I had lost my marbles when I was proclaiming

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U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara gets fired after refusing to resign

March 11, 2017- The NYT reports that Mr. Bharara was refusing to step down. But minutes later,

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Obama and Bono dine at Upland

March 10, 2017- President Obama and U2 singer Bono dined at Stephen Starr’s Upland and made quite a scene, according to the Post, “Talk about a power lunch. Bono joined Barack and Michelle

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Landlords are slashing rents in luxury buildings

February 9, 2017- The Post reports on a real estate study, “Williamsburg’s hot status may also be fading

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Danny Meyer to open a place in FiDi?

Update March 1, 2017- The Post reports that this project is now in the design phase.

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Awesome. Just what we need. Another condo building coming to 250 Church Street.

March 2, 2017- A real estate blog reports that the ugly office building on 250 Church Street (next to the ugly new Jenga building)

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