Category Archives: Hudson River Park Trust

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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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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HRPT installs lights after BatteryPark.TV reporting

October 1, 2013– By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on hotspots of crime within the HRPT strip of parks created by poor

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Yachts are soooo stupid

August 2, 2017- The dirty secret about luxury yachts is that no one can afford to operate them. Even

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Another lunatic in a kayak on the Hudson

July 24, 2017- BatteryPark.TV has reported over the years on the Hudson River kayakers who think they

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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

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Transfer of Pier 40 air rights proceeds

Update December 6, 2016- Crain’s reports this deal was approved.

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Pier 26 new restaurant, City Winery, gets slammed by Eater

August 23, 2016- Every decision made by the HRPT’s director Madelyn Wils seems to be a bad one.

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Letter: Why is the HRPT allowing Pier-26 to turn into an eyesore?

May 21, 2016- Letter to the Editor: I’m a West Side resident and I commute daily to lower Manhattan by bike using the Hudson

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The Classic Car Club Manhattan has a brand new space on Pier-76

April 5, 2016- Bloomberg reports on the new home of the Classic Car Club that used to be

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Very cool time lapse sunset over New York Harbor 11-15-2015

November 15, 2015- I took this using the new time lapse feature of the iPhone OS. There

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Dan Squadron is proud that he is Robin Hood, stealing from our BPC parks

November 17, 2015- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported how our own PEP officers were being reassigned to other

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Lawsuit alleges that Madelyn Wils and her HRPT violate state laws

December 15, 2015- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has been the only source to report on the egregious leadership of the Hudson

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The most important development in quality of life to BPC residents in a decade

November 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer For eight years, our vital West Side bike path has been closed down due to Brookfield Place

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Weekend Warriors do not understand city bike laws

December 6, 2015- by Steven E. Greer At the recent CB1 meeting, member Jeff Mihok was griping that the newly opened West Side

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Huge new development planned for Pier-40 to replace St. John’s

November 22, 2015- What the Master of the Universe and former hedge fund tycoon, Mike

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Latest lame plan by HRPT to “Salvage Pier 40”

October 21, 2015- The NYT was leaked the scoop (by HRPT PR people) of their latest plan to salvage Pier-40. Surprise, surprise. It involves air rights sales to St. John’s across the street.

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HRPT’s Mike Novogratz booted from his hedge fund

October 12, 2015- Bloomberg TV reported that Fortress Capital has closed down the macro fund, after two-years of losses,

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Pier 26 gets an architect and cash from Citigroup

October 9, 2015- “Pier 26 announced the selection of two prominent designers: the architect

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New renderings of Pier 26

October 7, 2015- The HRPT has chosen an architectural firm, Sage and Coombe, to design

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