Category Archives: Hudson River Park Trust

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

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

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Hudson River Park Trust | 1 Comment

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

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Events and Activities, Gripes, Health and lifestyle, Hudson River Park Trust, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Sports and fitness, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | 1 Comment

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

Posted in - City government, - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, BIkes, Crime, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Gripes, Hudson River Park Trust, Lawyers, Op-Ed, Parks, Sports and fitness, The Battery | 1 Comment

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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Update: Our $5 Million dog run inflates the cost of other ones

Update October 7, 2015- A local dog run that cost $1 Million is making news because the residents in

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Hedge fund tycoons in our community implode in September

October 2, 2015- Masters of the Universe Bill Ackman (the Seaport project and Howard Hughes) and Mike

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Cirque du Soleil coming to Pier 26

The massive structure set up on pier 26 for Fashion Week September 5, 2015- The HRPT, led by Madelyn Wils, continues to operate without any input from the

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City Council bill to ban tourist helicopters

Update July 24, 2015- The bill was introduced.

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The yacht Boardwalk no longer has helicopter

June 13, 2015- After BatteryPark.TV and the Broadsheet reported on the helicopter that was

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