Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

LeFrak triples rent on the only church in BPC

April 11, 2017- A viewer altered us to the plight of the St. Joseph’s Chapel by the marina. It is the only

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Sauce & Barrel

April 12, 2017- The spot across from the Holiday Inn at Washington and rector Street has yet a new owner/operator.

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

Update December 10, 2016- Nearly 12-months later, Governor Cuomo has still not reappointed Dennis Mehiel,

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Gangs of black teens menace all-white BPC

Teens on the young kid’s basketball court by West Thames Update April 4, 2017- A local dog walker with a blog reports that someone told him (i.e. this is third-hand info, folks)

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How does a millionaire like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

(4000 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) Update March 11, 2016- New York State Comptroller DiNapoli is going after wealthy people who

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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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I am Michael Clayton

March 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Michael Clayton was a great film and should have won Best Picture in 2007. If you saw it, you recall

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The BPCA ranks shrink

Update April 6, 2017- Martha Gallo “resigned” from the board. The ranks get smaller.

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Martha Gallo goes AWOL again

March 22, 2017- At the March 22nd BPCA board meeting, the only member of the community

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BPCA board member Martha Gallo demoted at AIG?

March 6, 2017- by Steven Greer BPC resident and BPCA board member Martha Gallo somehow gained employment at the scandal-plagued

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Where was Martha Gallo?

April 15, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The last time the Martha Gallo appeared before an official BPCA event was in January at the

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo to head AIG’s Internal Audit department

April 2, 2015- This is not an April Fool’s joke. Martha Gallo, BPC resident, board member of the BPCA,

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Martha Gallo, person who oversaw JPMorgan problems, still on BPCA board

Update November 19, 2013- JP Morgan settled with the DOJ for a record $13 Billion to resolve

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Is Martha Gallo failing to provide oversight again?

January 29, 2016- Opinion by Steven E. Greer I was scratching my head trying to understand the motivation for why local resident and BPCA

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo and her conflict of interest with AIG contracts

June 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The BPCA convened a board meeting today. The first item on the agenda was the decision to change the company

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo educates the commoners of BPC

May 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On May 6th, 2014, the BPCA board convened. The Parks Conservancy finances were discussed. BPCA Board member Martha Gallo patronizingly educated the “residents of BPC”, we commoners, about what we are and … Continue reading

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Tyra Banks’ BPC penthouse featured

April 4, 2017- The Post Publicist-Placed-Ads division made this real estate

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Proof that the BPCA is nothing but a way to generate pork project construction jobs for Governor Cuomo’s cronies

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Recall, many years ago, when BPTV reported on the failed attempt to heat the BPC Parks Conservancy

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NYPD community meeting discusses gangs of teens menacing BPC

March 31, 2017- BPTV has been the only news source to cover the ongoing problem of teens

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The first ever lemon shake at Shake Shack

March 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Chick-fil-A is the successful chain that sells high-quality chicken sandwiches that have caused every big

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