Category Archives: — In the News

Brookfield Place Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store opens next week

February 16, 2017- The NYT reports quite accurately that retailers are out of touch trying to sell $800 sneakers,

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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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Robert De Niro is an idiot and they should stop calling it the “Tribeca” Film Festival

Update February 18, 2016- Robert de Niro is at it again. The Post reports, “Robert De Niro still can’t fully

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Silverstein’s 4 WTC lands Spotify as client

February 16, 2017- The Post reports, “The world’s leading music-streaming company signed

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Gruesome murder of Church Street Iranian jeweler

February 16, 2017- DNAinfo reports, “An Iranian jeweler was found dead with two zip ties cinched

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Tribeca home values are double that of BPC

December 14, 2016- A local news site reported on a proprietary database of home listings and pointed

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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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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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Thieves steal $10,000 in handbags from BPC Saks

February 6, 2017- DNAinfo reports, “Two men stole more than $10,000 worth of handbags from Saks Fifth Avenue

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Cuomo cronies keep control of North Cove Marina

Update January 9, 2017- The recent CB1 meeting revealed the new caretaker of the North Cove Marina sailing club.

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Our new neighbor is El Chapo

January 24, 2017- Lower Manhattan is really in decline. Infamous crime lords have moved in. The NYT reports on the

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Governor Cuomo’s MTA needs to be killed

January 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The national media’s New-York-Centricities were on full display as they gave national attention to an insignificant extension

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The Broadsheet botches food story

February 1, 2017- The Broadsheet covered the fact that Le District’s internal chef-table restaurant

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Criminal charges soon to be filed against Mayor de Blasio?

Update January 27, 2017- Preet will be “interviewing” Mayor de Blasio before deciding whether to indict him.

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Video proof that the media is spewing propaganda to downplay attendance of the Trump inauguration

January 26, 2017

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Pete Wells panders to Tom Colicchio with his review of Fowler & Wells

January 24, 2017- This week, Pete Wells reviewed Tom Colicchio’s Fowler and Wells in the Beekman Hotel (which we despised).

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Mayor de Blasio jeopardizes the security of JFK airport to be PC to Muslims

January 25, 2017- Mayor de Blasio sent out this outrageous press release. He is suing a contractor because they supposedly did not allow Muslim employees working on JFK terminal

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More good news for Lower Manhattan: Chef Daniel Humm to open restaurant in 2 WTC

January 25, 2017- More good news for Lower Manhattan: Chef Daniel Humm to open restaurant in 2 WTC.

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Danny Meyer to open a place in FiDi?

(Views from 28 Liberty where the rumored restaurant would go) January 7, 2017- Caution: This story is nothing but a regurgitation of unvetted Facebook postings,

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Pete Wells has another bizarre review of a Lower Manhattan restaurant.

December 28, 2016- Pete Wells has another bizarre review of a Lower Manhattan restaurant. He goes on

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