Category Archives: — In the News

Two hot dog cart vendors pummel each other

May 29, 2017- The Post reports that two parasitic food cart vendors

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De Blasio staffer arrested for child pornography

May 26, 2017- Our scumbag mayor has surrounded himself with ultra-liberal criminals. The Post reports, “A leading

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Anna Wintour hates her job in 1 WTC

May 23, 2017- This could be a TV sitcom. Take an elite narcissistic diva like Anna Wintour and make

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This is why our federal First Amendment case is so important

May 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As viewers know, BPTV is proceeding in federal court toward trial against the BPCA for violating our First Amendment

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Look for party boats to dock at Pier-A soon

Picture of a ferry boat that crashed into the slip by the Irish Memorial May 11, 2017- by Steven Greer BPTV has reported over the years on the numerous attempts by the ferry boat and tour boat industry

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76-year-old taxi driver dies while driving on South End Ave

May 11, 2017- At approximately 1:00 AM this morning, a 76-year-old female taxi driver, Lena Pitu, with a TLC license since 1990,

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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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Vince McGowan’s son pissing people off

May 9, 2017- Former BPC parks Conservancy official Vince McGowan’s son is pissing off people. A clickbate blog reports, “Shameless actor Zach McGowan, a white dude, will portray real-life native Hawaiian

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Why Indian Point nuclear power plant needs to be shut down

April 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have long been a critic of the overuse of CT-scans due to the dangers of radiation. I’m not sure why,

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Furniture falls from Tribeca penthouse injuring tourist on the ground

April 26, 2017- The Post reports, “A tourist was clobbered by a wooden hammock in Manhattan Tuesday

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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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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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