Category Archives: Art and Museums

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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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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Review: One World Observatory is a horrible experience

January 27, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I visited the One World Observatory last night for the CB1 meeting. It was

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BPCA contemplates demolishing the Irish Memorial, selling the space to developers

December 8, 2015- by Steven E. Greer During the December 4th BPCA board meeting, they wanted the public to think that they approved

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Museum of Feelings comes down

November 24, 2015- The Museum of Feelings opens to the public today. Here’s a sneak peak.

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Museum of Feelings gets a write-up in the NYT

December 8, 2015- There have been huge lines for the Museum of Feelings. The locals hate it,

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Tip of the Week: How to turn your apartment into a photo gallery

November 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer If you own even a small point-and-shoot camera, these days the resolution is pretty impressive

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Canstruction 2015

November 6, 2015- Canstruction in Brookfield Place

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Remember the Battery Park City wheatfield?

September 3, 2015- A blog reports, “….conceptual artist Agnes Denes who, in 1982, transformed what is now Battery Park City into a two-acre wheatfield.”

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Stop wearing black, for the love of god

November 1, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD I was the first one to notice this idiotic fashion trend of women wearing all black, from head to toe.

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Review: Sun Kil Moon album Benji

September 16, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I made a rare new discovery in music with the band called Sun Kil Moon, which is headed by

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BPCA announces plans for the new Police Memorial by the marina

October 7, 2015- by Steven E. Greer At the October 6th CB1 meeting, the BPCA showed slides and discussed plans for rebuilding

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