Category Archives: Art and Museums

A tour of the Greer Gallery

August 29, 2016

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Lots of modern art in 4 WTC

Update July 7, 2016- This is a trend, apparently, to install expensive art into new developments.

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July 4th historical stuff to do during the day

June 29, 2016- Most people have no idea how much Lower Manhattan played a role in the American

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12,000 Patriots died in British prison ships

July 4, 2014- By Steven Greer In New York Harbor and the East River, 238 years ago, 12,000 Patriots died in British prison ships, mostly

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Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

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Images from the Swedish Midsummer Festival 2016

June 24, 2016

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$400,000 salary executives of 9/11 Memorial are charging $24 admission

Update June 23, 2016- Joe Daniels, one the people making $400,000 to run the 9/11 Memorial, has been ousted.

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To be or not to be?

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Port Authority wants to put the 9/11 battered globe statue in Liberty Park

May 31, 2016- CB1 members are saying that the Port Authority wants to pace the battered 9/11 globe in

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Port Authority decisions make the 1 WTC observatory a failure

May 29, 2016- The NYT has a lengthy article about the failure of the 1 WTC observatory and 9/11 memorial.

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Military statue installed at Liberty Park

May 25, 2016

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The Intrude exhibit at Brookfield Place

April 19, 2016

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Very cool time lapse sunset over New York Harbor 11-15-2015

November 15, 2015- I took this using the new time lapse feature of the iPhone OS. There

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BPCA refuses to allow Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of the $70 million community center

Update March 1, 2016- As a direct result of our reporting, below, the BPCA has refused to allow

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Our version of Broadway’s Cats has come to a close

Update March 1, 2016- Our version of Broadway’s Cats has come to a close. The long-playing

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Interview with the CEO of design group ICRAVE, Lionel Ohayon, about Le District

 

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Interview with Pace University leaders

February 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Dean of Pace University‚Äôs College of Arts and Sciences, Nira Herrmann, and her Chair of Performing Arts, Jorge Cacheiro, about their college, and the newly constructed classroom building on … Continue reading

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More proof that the BPC Parks Conservancy is dead

February 18, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We previously reported how the BPCA is secretly shuttering the legally protected BPC Parks

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Sunset over New York Harbor 2-7-2016

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BPCA ousts head of parks programming?

February 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We have previous been critical of the lame programming decisions by the BPC Parks Conservancy.

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