Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

Awesome Tribeca woman stands up to two skateboard vandal thugs

January 3, 2017- This Tribeca woman should be commended for having the courage to stand up to the two skateboard thugs.

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BPCA adds life preservers to esplanade

February 8, 2018- From the Battery Park City Authority: “The Battery Park City Authority today

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A-hole Charles Urstadt is at it again

Update January 24, 2018- Delusional old fuck Charles Urstadt now wants to fill in the Hudson

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This real estate bubble feels worse than the one that burst in 2007

April 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Look at all of the empty storefronts in prime real estate sections of SoHo and Tribeca. Hundreds

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Anthony Notaro refuses to pass resolution in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s North Cove Marina

October 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The CB1 met tonight and allowed the Commodore of the North Cove Marina, Mike Fortenbaugh, to give a presentation in support of his RFP

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro refuses to explain why he voted for Pier-A’s outrageous liquor license

October 16, 2014- With Pier-A stalled again, people are asking questions.

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro is a no-show for the marina rally

December 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Anthony Notary, the same deadbeat who refused to pass a CB1 resolution in support of Mike Fortenbaugh to

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Exclusive: CB1’s Anthony Notaro investigated by city’s Conflicts of Interest Board

Update June 2, 2015- The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board is now investigating

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Aaron Foldenauer criticizes the BPCA plan to deputize private security guards

January 24, 2018- by Steven E. Greer The incompetent BPCA hired a video service that provided malfunctioning audio for much of Aaron’s talk.

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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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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $12.50 a month

(7,400 real BPC residents have read this story as of January 27, 2018. We inform.) Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

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Cheating at elite Stuyvesant High School never went away

January 28, 2018- The Post reports, “Five years after a nationally publicized cheating scandal led to the principal’s ouster and the suspension of a dozen kids, academic dishonesty is

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Famous alumni of Stuyvesant High School

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Stuyvesant High School in the news for student drug use

January 19, 2014- The Post reports, “Students at elite Stuyvesant HS disrupted a school trip to top upstate colleges — because they were hopped up on drugs. Three seniors among the 102 embarking on the two-day Nov. 15 bus trip … Continue reading

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The cheating continues at Stuyvesant High School

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Muhammad Islam, the 17-year-old Stuyvesant student who concocted a hoax that he was worth $72 Million from day-trading,

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The BPCA plays defense after Halloween terror attack

Update January 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the CB1 meeting (which are always orchestrated to meet the needs

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Why are your PILOT fees not going down?

October 27, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Battery Park City apartment owners pay some of the highest overall taxes in the city, yet the resale

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Review: Little Muenster

Update January 23, 2018- The Hudson Eats location closed, after we gave it a bad review, and is now a

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Little Muenster closes shop

(12,500 people have read this as of January 24, 2018) July 30, 2014- BatteryPark.TV and others have given the Hudson Eats Little Muenster not-so-glowing reviews. Related,

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Allied Barton seems to be copying the PEP no-show policies

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As you recall, I got the PEP removed from BPC by exposing that they were redistributing almost all of

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