Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Manhattan’s epidemic of junkies on the sidewalks

July 12, 2018- Literally, within the span of 30-seconds, without trying, I captured all of these people walking

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Every senior member of Governor Cuomo’s top inner circle found guilty of corruption

July 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer As viewers know, BPTV has doggedly pursued corruption within Governor Cuomo’s BPCA administration

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BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

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Can Mike Fortenbaugh return to North Cove Marina and resurrect the community sailing program?

June 21, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD With BPTV now having eradicated the community of the Mehiel BPCA rats, like the Pied Piper, is

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Exclusive: Brookfield wanted to keep Fortenbaugh’s sailing school but BPCA did not allow it

(6,000 people have read this as of September 26, 2015) June 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has obtained the final RFP application for the North Cove Marina submitted

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

(5000 people have viewed this as of July, 2017) 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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LiRo Group construction singled out by Comptroller Stringer

June 25, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Over the years. BPTV has reported on numerous cost overrun construction projects overseen

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North End Grill looks like a place ready to close

April 28, 2018- I walked into North End Grill during what should have been a busy brunch, and it was empty.

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Seamore’s in Battery Park

July 11, 2018

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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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And then there were none: BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel ousted

June 20, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD At the June 19th BPCA board meeting, Chairman and CEO Dennis Mehiel announced that he was leaving

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Eric Korsh, chef at North End Grill, is the next to fall in the #MeToo era

Update March 15, 2018- Chef Korsh has been fired from Racines after only two weeks on the job.

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The Late Reviewer: Dinesh D’Souza’s “2016: Obama’s America”

June 13, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD Dinesh D’Souza is an immigrant from India who graduated from Dartmouth and then became a

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The BPCA’s unnecessary new office space to open in 200 Rector Place soon

June 7, 2018- by Steven E. Greer This week, the BPCA presented updates to the CB1. Click here for a PDF of the handout provided.

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Cuomo appoints African American to the BPCA board (but has anyone ever met him?)

June 23, 2018- Governor Cuomo and State Senator Brian Kavanaugh cheered the announcement

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NYPD community patrol officers speak at BPCA town hall

June 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer On June 6th, the BPCA convened a quarterly town hall meeting. The NYPD had the First Precinct

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Exclusive: Brookfield makes a mockery of the sailing school

March 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Last year was the first year for the Brookfield-managed “sailing school” and the season was disaster.

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Exclusive: BPCA Chief of Staff Kevin McCabe leaves

Update June 20, 2018- As we suspected, the strange departure of McCabe was due to his lifeline

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Quid pro Cuomo: Governor Cuomo appoints only BPCA board members who donate millions to him

February 25, 2018- The NYT reports, “To tally the donations that Mr. Cuomo has received

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