Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Letter: BPCA employees create unnecessary noise in Rockefeller Park every morning

April 22, 2017- Dear Editor, Rockefeller Park is supposed to be an oasis of calm and mostly it is — except for 8 a.m. in the morning.

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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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Letter: Battery Place and Third Place is dangerous intersection for school kids

April 27, 2017- From a viewer Hi, A couple of weeks ago, the intersection of Battery Place and Third Place was changed to a four-way

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BPC schools and leaders upset that NYPD failed to alert them about a nearby shooting

May 3, 2017- DNAinfo reports, “The city’s Office of Emergency Management will hold an interagency meeting with the police department and the Department of Education to review protocol around

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Convicted murderer hired by ferry boat company to sell bogus tickets arrested for shooting in The Battery

Update April 28, 2017- The NYPD caught the shooter. He is a convicted murderer and was one of the people

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Diagrams of the plans to redesign Wagner Park

March 22, 2017- From the BPCA town hall tonight, these are the latest plans to redesign Wagner Park to make it flood-proof.

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Another tourist assaulted in The Battery by ticket sellers

October 31, 2016- It has happened again. Another tourist in The Battery was assaulted by career felons

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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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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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Exclusive: The sexual harassment within the BPCA was criminal

March 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has exclusively learned from sources close to the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA)

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School overcrowding to persist Downtown until 2022 thanks to Mayor de Blasio

Update April 22, 2016- This school has been pushed back by two years. So, the overcrowding problem

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Taste of BPC mysteriously divides the community in half

Update April 11, 2017- The Taste of Battery Park City is coming back on April 23rd. However, it still only benefits North BPC and PS 89,

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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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BPCA plans to build boat dock at Wagner Park that could host party boats

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer At the BPCA Town Hall meeting tonight, they gave an extensive presentation of the plans to redesign Wagner

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Battery Park Teen Jessica brown Goes To Washington to Advocate for Tourette Syndrome

April 18, 2017- 12-year-old Battery Park resident Jessica Brown has spent the majority of her life struggling with Tourette Syndrome

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Linda Belfer, longtime CB1 member and Gateway Plaza Tenants Association founder, dies

April 17, 2017- Linda Belfer abruptly stepped down from the CB1 a few years ago after falling ill.

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The BPC pile remediation pork project continues

217April 14, 2017- The “pile remediation” barges are back at it again this year. This has been going on for

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BPCA board in chaos

April 7, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA board had been operating on fumes, with only five members and barely able to muster a

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Oliver Stone moves into 2 River Terrace to be next to Leo

April 13, 2017- The Post reports, “Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone, a native New Yorker,

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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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