Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

HRPT sued for bad design of bike path where cyclist was killed

July 4, 2017- Last June, 30-year-old Olga Cook was killed while cycling on the bike path at Chambers Street

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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A tour of the bakery at Le District

April 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Throughout history, bakeries have been important establishments in cities around the world.

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Ferry boats get less annoying horns

June 27, 2017- For years, BatteryPark.TV championed the cause of BPC residents at 2 River Terrace

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Folks, you won’t die if you jump 10-feet from the esplanade

June 30, 2017- The TribecaTribune was dead wrong, literally. This jumper was alive and well and taken to Bellevue.

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Squadron Passes Bill to Ensure BPCA Board Be Composed of Some Local BPC Residents

June 21, 2017- Press release NEW YORK – TODAY, State Senator Daniel Squadron released the following statement following

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Absurd PC in The Post

June 26, 2017- More violence in The Battery: The Post has a story about a black man stabbing a white man in the Staten Island Ferry terminal, but

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Shocker: Large public construction project in Staten Island is over-budget and behind schedule

June 25, 2017- What a shocker: The “World’s Largest” Ferris-wheel being constructed in Staten Island,

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Update on Irish Memorial repairs

Update June 23, 2017- People who live next to the Irish Memorial seem to think that the construction has stalled.

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Glenn Plaskin’s palatial warm apartment costs what?

(2,200 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) January 6, 2013- By Steven E. Greer We have previously reported on the ineffective leadership

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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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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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The BPCA ranks shrink

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

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Russian yacht moors by Statue of Liberty again

June 16, 2017- The Post reports that the Russian oligarch is back, “It’s not obstruction of justice

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Exclusive: Federal judge might order the BPCA to be restructured

June 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers know, BPTV has already caused the BPCA to undergo significant changes. Now, as a

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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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Is the record-breaking $118 M Ritz-Carlton Penthouse a publicity stunt for the reality TV star agent?

Update June 9, 2017- Told you so. This apartment never sold and will be auctioned off for $14 million:

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Richard LeFrak is now a top advisor to President Trump

May 1, 2017- Did you know that Richard LeFrak, the slumlord of Gateway Plaza, is now a top advisor to President Trump?

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Two StopTrump media elites wallow in misery

Update June 7, 2017- Correction: This story gets more pathetic. Alan Murray is no longer with the WSJ, but

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BPTV gets results: City DOT fixes dangerous intersection by PS 276

May 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BPTV reporting and an outraged father, the City DOT has now painted crosswalk stripe at the dangerous intersection of Third Place and Battery Place.

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