Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Was the Poulakakos Group ousted from the Maritime Building Hotel project?

March 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer A local advertising flier is reporting on the Maritime Hotel project and EDC documents that

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Exclusive: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ignored complaints about a sexual predator on par with Harvey Weinstein

December 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer In the news today is Senator Al Franken again. After another woman accused him of sexual

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Terrorist strikes BPC

October 31, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Initial reports of a shooting by a taxi driver on Chambers Street by PS 89 and Stuyvesant seem to

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

Update December 20, 2017- Governor Cuomo finally, reluctantly, signed the bill to supposedly

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BPC Christmas Tree lighting 2015

December 3, 2015

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Exclusive: BPCA head of human resources, Brenda McIntyre, fired

October 21, 2017- BPTV has learned that Brenda McIntyre, Vice President of Human Resources at the

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Westfield, operator of the Oculus WTC mall, acquired by European conglomerate

December 12, 2017- Westfield, the Australian conglomerate that operates 1,200 malls in the U.S.,

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The aftermath of the Halloween terrorist attack on Lower Manhattan

December 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I finally got to NYC after the Halloween terrorist attack on the West Side Bike Path. The concrete

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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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NY Waterway is the root of the ferry boat horn noise

Update December 16, 2017- As BPTV reported years ago, below, the NY Waterway ferry

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BPCA in disarray: No one left to run the town halls

November 16, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD The BPCA hosted another town hall meeting on the 14th. However, the big story was how the BPCA

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Ferry company that recently won contract from Mayor de Blasio part of organized crime network in The Battery

Update November 29, 2017- Remember that scandalous contract to give an out-of-state ferry boat company, Hornblower, Inc., the lucrative contract to expand service to Brooklyn

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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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Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update November 16, 2017- The NY Post reports that the mayor requested data on the bike path that was used by the terrorist who drove his truck over pedestrians, killing them. From

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Brookfield still trying to sell Brookfield Place years later

Update December 17, 2016- DowntownExpress thinks they have an exclusive by reporting that Brookfield is

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BPCA cancels another board meeting

December 4, 2017- Still in chaos, the BPCA cancelled another board meeting that was scheduled for tomorrow.

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Broadsheet reporter can’t even spell his own name

December 8, 2017- “Pulitzer Matt” Fenton and

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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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Did Dennis Mehiel and Shari Hyman’s BPCA sanction a sexual predator worse than Harvey Weinstein?

October 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Harvey Weinstein scandal is not only bringing down Hollywood, but also the entire liberal

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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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