Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

François Payard closed in chaos

April 28, 2018- There was an eviction notice on the François Payard window and the equipment was still inside.

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Amada closes

Update March 19, 2018– The Philly Inquirer reports that Owner-Chef Jose Garces is failing miserably

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Port Authority corrupt official caught on camera

April 26, 2018- by Steven Greer, MD The Port Authority is the largest of the shadow government public benefit corporations created

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Pier-A is now an overcrowded Jersey Shore drunk haven

April 29, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD BPTV predicted this. Years ago, when the crooked BPCA was passing resolutions, in secret, to allow

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The new BPCA administration, courtesy of Steven E. Greer

 March 7, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD On March 5th, the BPCA convened a town hall meeting in 6 River Terrace. On display for the first time

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Battery Park Pharmacy closes

April 4, 2018- The only independent

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BPTV being produced from Brookfield lobby

April 30, 2018

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The floating body phenomenon of Battery Park City

April 24, 2018- The Post reports that another body was pulled out of the Hudson. It appears to have been

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Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update April 3, 2018- Mario is officially divesting his assets in his restaurants. This might

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A damn fine pizza at Harry’s Italian

September 29, 2015- I was unable to enjoy the last pizza I had at Harry’s Italian because

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Urgent Care at 200 Chambers is out of business

April 14, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Iranian “doctor” and his brother

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Senator Schumer is the only elected official to call for a halt in tourist helicopter flights

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop’s John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ wishes to thank U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer for his leadership today in demanding

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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 15, 2018- April seems to be the time when the teen gangs in Lower Manhattan come

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Summary of the April 10, 2018 BPCA board meeting

April 11, 2018- by Steven Greer As BPTV first warned about, the BPCA announced that it is going to market to sell more bonds, raise more cash, and place the authority in more debt. The debt service raises PILOT

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P.S. 276 hit with frivolous $2 Million lawsuit?

April 3, 2018- The Post reports,”A Manhattan mom is suing the Department of Education for $2 million

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Exclusive: Tourist helicopter that crashed and killed five was performing unsafe stunts

March 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Immediately after the helicopter crash in the East River on Sunday that killed all five Texas tourists

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The BPCA is sued in federal court, again

March 23, 2018- Correction- The photo previously posted did not contain Linda Soriero in it.

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LeFrak hikes Gateway electric bills 700% in January

March 10, 2018- Letter to the Editor by NOYB Despite new windows and heating units, the electric bills for January across all buildings in Gateway Plaza were

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BPCA President Shari Hyman settles embarrassing federal lawsuit before taking private sector job

Shari Hyman by husband, Dan Horwitz, who defended Bernie Madoff Update November 11, 2017- BPTV obtained via FOIA request the actual settlement amount.

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