Category Archives: — In the News

Is Catherine McVay Hughes competent to be on the BPCA board?

August 24, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Catherine McVay Hughes abruptly resigned as Chair of CB1 after Sheldon Silver was convicted of corruption.

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Super unethical actions by Manhattan DA let the Trumps escape prosecution over Trump SoHo fraud

October 5, 2017- The Post reports that back in 2010, the Manhattan DA’s office, led by Cy Vance,

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Another reason Chinatown needs to be part of City Council District 2

September 12, 2017- Margaret Chin skipped the debates, ran for an illegal third-term, and still won

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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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Liberals now have their own civil war

Update October 18, 2017- I told you so. Everything I wrote below has come true.

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NYU “legal scholar” gets drunk on L train and tossed off

October 10, 2017- This is hilarious. A drunk on the L train was tossed off after saying the N word.

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Leo DiCaprio takes models to North End Grill

September 22, 2017- The Post “reports“, “Leo DiCaprio spent time with a head-spinning assortment of beauties this week.

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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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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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Gunmen steal $3,000 from SeaGlass Carousel in Battery Park

September 15, 2017- The Post reports on more crime at The Battery some swift NYPD work, “A disgruntled ex-employee of the SeaGlass

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NY1 reports on alleged Margaret Chin voter fraud

September 15, 2017

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There is something creepy about adults who make a living from youth sports

September 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Craig Carton, the radio host, asked my help with time slots on the ballfields a few years ago.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Schools, Sports and fitness | Leave a comment

The Texas apocalypse is exposing TV news as lazy New York bubble dwellers

September 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Today, I saw on the TV news a new development in Houston and Dallas that I do not think this country

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Once again, BPTV is the only news source to accurately predict a hurricane

September 11, 2017- Once again, BPTV was the only news source of any size, blog or national, to

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Chinese real estate firm chases families off Chase Plaza

May 12, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “Financial District families were alarmed when they and their children

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Margaret Chin wants judge to take it easy on convicted murderer

February 19, 2016- This is why the City Council and State Assembly Districts should be redrawn

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NY Post covers BatteryPark.TV story about the FEMA investigation into BPCA

November 10, 2013- The NY Post picked up our story about the odd decision by the BPCA to remove sandbags and intentionally allow pier A to flood

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Hurricane Sandy, Parks | Leave a comment

Will News Corp be prosecuted in the United States?

July 14, 2011- In the wake of the arrests in London of high level News Corporation (NWS) executives

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Chef Eiji Ichimura of Brushstroke fame quits his new place after 5-months

July 15, 2017- The Post reports that Sushi Chef Eiji Ichimura quit is 10-seat chef table place on

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Told you so. Those pencil tower crappy 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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