Category Archives: — In the News

Westfield, operator of the Oculus WTC mall, acquired by European conglomerate

December 12, 2017- Westfield, the Australian conglomerate that operates 1,200 malls in the U.S.,

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Standard Hotel in Meatpacking District sold at reduced price to Hong Kong

December 14, 2017- The Post reports that The Standard Hotel, always plagued by financial woes,

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NY Post covers the Cuomo appointment of three outsiders to the BPCA board

July 8, 2017- The Post writes, “No one on Battery Park City’s governing board actually lives in the pricey

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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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It has been a very bad year for the establishment “resistance”

Update December 2, 2017- President Trump won his first battle in congress, passing the historic tax cut bill through the senate and house. In that bill is a provision to reverse the

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Broadsheet reporter can’t even spell his own name

December 8, 2017- “Pulitzer Matt” Fenton and

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The reason the Manhattan DA will not arrest Harvey Weinstein

Update December 1, 2017- The Post is reporting that the latest rape accusation against Harvey

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Told you so. Those pencil tower condos are not selling.

May 31, 2017-BPTV has been the only news outlet to stand up to the real estate industry and call a

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Why are your PILOT fees not going down?

October 27, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Battery Park City apartment owners pay some of the highest overall taxes in the city, yet the resale

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Another class action lawsuit against LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The tenants-rights lawsuit In re Gateway Plaza Residents Litigation (New York County Supreme Court Index No. 651023/2014),

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Liberals now have their own civil war

Update November 20, 2017- Senator Al Franken is in deep trouble over lewd photos he took groping a woman.

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Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo implicated in stunningly brazen city corruption bribing Mayor de Blasio

October 27, 2016- Well, now we know why former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo

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No-Tipping policy hurts North End Grill

Update October 19, 2017- As we reported years ago, Grub is now reporting that the new no-tipping

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DNAinfo and Gothamist go out of business

Update November 3, 2017- The wealthy owner of these sites, Joe Rickets, founder of TD Ameritrade,

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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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Tucker Carlson explains how the spy agencies have become perverted political operatives

June 13, 2017

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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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Sharyl Attkisson’s complaint against Eric Holder and the DOJ for breaking into her computers

October 30, 2017- In 2011, veteran CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson was uncovering the “Fast and Furious” gun scandal.

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Uh-oh. Tribeca grill implicated in being complicit with Harvey Weinstein abuse of women.

October 28, 2017- CNN reports that Tribeca Grill acted more like Scores, helping Mr. Weinstein get

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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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