Category Archives: Governors Island

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

Posted in - Federal government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Governors Island, Lawyers, Sailing/Yachting | 1 Comment

Told you so. It was not a blizzard according to the NYT

January 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am such a genius contrarian. All of you thought that I had lost my marbles when I was proclaiming

Posted in - Downtown oversight, -- In the News, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, City Hall & Civic Center, Film Theater and TV, Financial District, Governors Island, Gripes, Hudson River Park Trust, Lower East Side, Op-Ed, Seaport, SoHo, The Battery, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | 6 Comments

Governors Island to be developed into a tech innovation hub

February 5, 2016- Don’t hold your breath, but Mayor de Blasio has a pie-in-the-sky idea to develop Governors Island. Gotham reports, “Governors Island will be the site of a sweeping economic

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Governors Island now has Citi Bikes

August 5, 2015- We reviewed last year the Governors Island experience and described it as miserable.

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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Federal government, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Governors Island, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Reviews, Seaport, Travel | 4 Comments

Governors Island loud rave music is back

May 16, 2015- The Governors Island concert venue kicked off its season tonight to non-stop

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Governors Island, Gripes, Helicopter noise, Music Bands, Nightlife, Op-Ed | Leave a comment

Ballfields for use on Governors Island

February 26, 2014- At the CB1 monthly meeting, it was announced that the new ballfields on Governors Island are available for use. Apply for permits here. You will need to take the ferry. Also, the nearby Staten Island Ferry, which … Continue reading

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