Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Ninfa Segarra quits CB1

July 22, 2017 Ninfa Segarra has quit the CB1 kabuki theater. the new actor to replace her is not yet known.

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Exclusive: Was BPCA’s new CFO fired for being “erratic”?

June 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer After BPTV’s federal lawsuit led to the ouster of the long-time CFO of the BPCA, Robert Serpico,

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Dennis Mehiel’s BPCA allows mega-yacht owner to steal public park space?

May 7, 2017- A viewer sent us this photo. The IGY marina company, which is owned by a close friend of

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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This is why we have rats, folks

Update July 12, 2017- Did the city listen to BPTV? The new plan to reduce rats will include a

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Told you so: Martha Gallo “resigns” from BPCA board

April 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BP.TV has been the only source to report on BPCA board member Martha Gallo’s career problems and

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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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The BPCA goes into lockdown mode again to avoid public questioning

June 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Prior to 2013 when Dennis Mehiel became the Chairman and CEO of the Battery Park City Authority,

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Dennis Mehiel is the unwanted guest who doesn’t know when to leave the party

Update June 16, 2017- The governor appointed three new board members, but once again failed

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Review: Del Frisco’s Grille

  Update June 20, 2017- The Brookfield location is opening next week.

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

Edit Edit date and time (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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NYT covers the violence in The Battery

May 29, 2017- The NYT published an extensive article on the criminals and companies that employ

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Cuomo appoints three cronies to the board of the BPCA

New BPCA board member George Tsunis, far right June 16, 2017- Governor Cuomo seems to not give a

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Tribeca Citizen blogger steals BatteryPark.TV’s intellectual property, again

July 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Over the years, since forming BatteryPark.TV in 2009, our original reporting has been stolen

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This is what the Lower Manhattan skyline will look like soon

June 616, 2016- All of those pencil-tower properties under construction now will be transforming the

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Tribeca Wall Street banker arrested for shoplifting at Whole Foods

July 14, 2017- The Post reports that a Tribeca banker, Jordan Lupu, the co-head of global prime

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BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel makes the news fundraising for the next candidate for POTUS

July 15, 2017- The Post reports that Dennis Mehiel is trying to be the king maker and raise money for the Great Hope of the Democratic Party, Kamala Harris.

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Review: Oliver Stone’s “The Putin Interviews”

June 17, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Battery Park resident Oliver Stone has a must-see series on Showtime called “The Putin Interviews”

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NY Post covers the Cuomo appointment of three outsiders to the BPCA board

July 8, 2017- The Post writes, “No one on Battery Park City’s governing board actually lives in the pricey

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Squadron Votes to Reject Two Non-Resident Appointments to the BPCA

June 21, 2017- Press release Sen. Urges Local Resident Representation in Local Governance ALBANY – State Senator Daniel Squadron spoke on the Senate Floor (video) on the urgent need for local

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