Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

Review: Nobu Downtown

Update April 28, 2018- I feasted again at Nobu. This time, I ate downstairs with the grownups.

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Man who raped 6-year-old girl arrested for selling bogus Statue of Liberty tickets in the Battery

July 29, 2019- The Daily News reports, “A convicted child rapist was arrested for illegally hawking Statue

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Dead man found in The Battery

July 27, 2018- by Steven Greer According to NYPD sources, a 62-year-old man named Robert Kennedy was found dead in a garden area

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Catherine McVay Hughes becomes BPCA board member despite ties to convicted felon Sheldon Silver

Update May 12, 2018- Despite Catherine Hughes’ mysterious departure from CB1, coinciding

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Politics, -- Neighborhoods, Crime, Gripes, Op-Ed, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

It’s Wabbit Season (i.e. attack whites season)

July 25, 2018- The Tribeca Tribune police blotter lists:

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Financial District, SoHo, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

North End Grill looks like a place ready to close

April 28, 2018- I walked into North End Grill during what should have been a busy brunch, and it was empty.

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BPCA secretly replaces General Counsel Alix Pustilnik

April 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer During the April 10th BPCA board meet, General Counsel Alix Pustilnik was not present. This is

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Lawyers | 2 Comments

Fernando Mateo’s La Marina raided

July 21, 2018- Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo is in the news for yet another scandal.

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BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

Manhattan’s epidemic of junkies on the sidewalks

July 12, 2018- Literally, within the span of 30-seconds, without trying, I captured all of these people walking

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Can Mike Fortenbaugh return to North Cove Marina and resurrect the community sailing program?

June 21, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD With BPTV now having eradicated the community of the Mehiel BPCA rats, like the Pied Piper, is

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Sailing/Yachting | Leave a comment

Exclusive: Brookfield wanted to keep Fortenbaugh’s sailing school but BPCA did not allow it

(6,000 people have read this as of September 26, 2015) June 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has obtained the final RFP application for the North Cove Marina submitted

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Sailing/Yachting | 3 Comments

Seamore’s in Battery Park

July 11, 2018

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Eric Korsh, chef at North End Grill, is the next to fall in the #MeToo era

Update March 15, 2018- Chef Korsh has been fired from Racines after only two weeks on the job.

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Review: Mark Kozelek at the Roxy

January 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Much like the film The Disaster Artist, I saw the worst concert ever back on December 18th at

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The BPCA’s unnecessary new office space to open in 200 Rector Place soon

June 7, 2018- by Steven E. Greer This week, the BPCA presented updates to the CB1. Click here for a PDF of the handout provided.

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Cuomo appoints African American to the BPCA board (but has anyone ever met him?)

June 23, 2018- Governor Cuomo and State Senator Brian Kavanaugh cheered the announcement

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NYPD community patrol officers speak at BPCA town hall

June 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer On June 6th, the BPCA convened a quarterly town hall meeting. The NYPD had the First Precinct

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Exclusive: Brookfield makes a mockery of the sailing school

March 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Last year was the first year for the Brookfield-managed “sailing school” and the season was disaster.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Gripes, Sailing/Yachting | 2 Comments

Exclusive: BPCA Chief of Staff Kevin McCabe leaves

Update June 20, 2018- As we suspected, the strange departure of McCabe was due to his lifeline

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