Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

No-Tipping policy hurts North End Grill

Update October 19, 2017- As we reported years ago, Grub is now reporting that the new no-tipping

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Milford Management sneaks in Verizon cell tower atop Cove Club

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower

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300 Albany sneaks up even more radiation emitting cell tower brain blasters

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower

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Without community input, BPCA allows radiation beaming cell tower to go up

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower installed

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BPCA’s Dennis Mehiel thinks that the residents of Battery Park like him

September 26, 2017- The BPCA convened a board meeting today. Before any business was conducted,

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Glenn Plaskin sued for intimidating plaintiffs in class action filed against LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza

September 27, 2016- A class action was filed against Gateway plaza for breaching the warrant of habitability.

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Another class action lawsuit against LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The tenants-rights lawsuit In re Gateway Plaza Residents Litigation (New York County Supreme Court Index No. 651023/2014),

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Glenn Plaskin claims credit for BPTV accomplishments at Gateway Plaza

October 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Year after year, the Glenn-Plaskin-led Gateway Plaza Tenants Association (GPTA) would hold its

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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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The sound of crickets after the BPCA’s president Shari Hyman is praised

April 13, 2016- By Steven E. Greer Watch the audience stay silent after T. Fleischer praises the BPCA president, Shari Hyman,

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Glenn Plaskin gets the hint and bows out as Gateway Plaza Tenants Association President

October 11, 2017- Likely as a result of BPTV, Mr. Plaskin has decided to not accept another term as

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Pumps and electrical sheds for Kowsky Plaza Police Memorial

August 6, 2017

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Leo DiCaprio takes models to North End Grill

September 22, 2017- The Post “reports“, “Leo DiCaprio spent time with a head-spinning assortment of beauties this week.

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How Glenn Plaskin schemes to keep his rent stabilized apartment whilst others lose protections

September 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has previously reported on the cronyism that has corrupted the Gateway Plaza Tenants Association resulting in owner

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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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Man steals $12,000 in coats from Ermenegildo Zegna in Brookfield Place

Right, Ermenegildo Zegna August 30, 2017- Ermenegildo Zegna, the absurdly overpriced shop in Brookfield Place, seems to be unable

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Allied Barton seems to be copying the PEP no-show policies

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As you recall, I got the PEP removed from BPC by exposing that they were redistributing almost all of

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What you can do today to make sure that voter fraud in the City Council race is investigated

September 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer We previously re-posted a press release by City Council District 1 candidate Aaron Foldenauer whereby he claims to have uncovered fraudulent voter addresses in Chinatown, located at PO boxes, that could have been … Continue reading

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The new Target store in Tribeca is busy

September 13, 2017- Target is hiring thousands of employees. They seem to be a rare retail company doing it right.

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There is something creepy about adults who make a living from youth sports

September 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Craig Carton, the radio host, asked my help with time slots on the ballfields a few years ago.

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