Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Brookfield Place Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store opens

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

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Preet Bharara fines owner of Solaire, Verdesian $500,000

February 15, 2017- U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara fined the owner of the North BPC buildings The Solaire (20 River terrace), and The Verdesian (211 North End Ave), “…a civil 

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Mad Men 1960’s era still alive within the BPCA

January 26, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has previously reported on the numerous complaints filed by BPCA women accusing Robert Serpico

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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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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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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SouthWestNY bites the dust. Big bar coming next.

Update January 11, 2017- SouthWestNY is going out of business. They will turn it into a big bar

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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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Brookfield still trying to sell Brookfield Place years later

Update December 17, 2016- DowntownExpress thinks they have an exclusive by reporting that Brookfield is

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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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BPCA meeting today indicates they might have violated RFP contract law

January 26, 2017- On the agenda for the BPCA board meeting today, it lists as a topic “Authorization to

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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BatteryPark.TV wins major victory in federal lawsuit against the BPCA and Howard Milstein

Update January 17, 2017- The BPCA has fired its entire legal team and replaced it with a firm

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Glenn Plaskin’s palatial warm apartment costs what?

(2,200 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) January 6, 2013- By Steven E. Greer We have previously reported on the ineffective leadership

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Woman on bike hit and killed by SUV at West Side Highway and Chambers Street

Update February 3, 2017- The defendant, 26-year old Samuel Silva, pleaded guilty in a deal offered by the

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Anti-Trump protests today in Battery Park

January 29th, 2017- Some anti-Trump protestors are meeting now in the Battery, which they incorrectly

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Protestors swarm Goldman Sachs headquarters

January 20, 2017- Protesting Trump’s appointment of several Goldman Sachs alumni to his cabinet, people

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