Category Archives: Seaport

Interview with Pace University leaders

February 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Dean of Pace University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Nira Herrmann, and her Chair of Performing Arts, Jorge Cacheiro, about their college, and the newly constructed classroom building on … Continue reading

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My city in ruins

March 19, 2017- by Steven Greer I recently read Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography and became a fan. One of his best albums is

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Dead baby found floating in East River by Seaport

August 5, 2018- The Post reports, “A baby boy was found floating in the water off South Street

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Exclusive: Tourist helicopter that crashed and killed five was performing unsafe stunts

March 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Immediately after the helicopter crash in the East River on Sunday that killed all five Texas tourists

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Statement from StopTheChop on East River helicopter crash

New York, March 12, 2018 — Press release

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Review: Fuku and Milk on Wall Street

Update January 23, 2018- The Hudson Eats Fuku in the location of the old Little Muenster

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The new Denny’s by City Hall gets shut down by the health department

Update November 30, 2017- The health department closed down Denny’s. That is hard to accomplish,

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Margaret Chin accused of betraying community in favor of Howard Hughes real estate

July 14, 2014- The Amsterdam Market at the Seaport is over, and the founder blames City Councilwoman Margaret Chin. In a blast email, Robert LaValva wrote,

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Ferry company that recently won contract from Mayor de Blasio part of organized crime network in The Battery

Update November 29, 2017- Remember that scandalous contract to give an out-of-state ferry boat company, Hornblower, Inc., the lucrative contract to expand service to Brooklyn

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Second Review: Fowler & Wells (now Temple Court) in the Beekman Hotel

Update August 22, 2017- NYT reviewer Pete Wells commented that Fowler & Wells was named after a racist phrenologist. Well, after the rise of white supremacist last week, Tom Colicchio,

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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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This is what the Lower Manhattan skyline will look like soon

June 616, 2016- All of those pencil-tower properties under construction now will be transforming the

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Ferry boats get less annoying horns

June 27, 2017- For years, BatteryPark.TV championed the cause of BPC residents at 2 River Terrace

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Look for party boats to dock at Pier-A soon

Picture of a ferry boat that crashed into the slip by the Irish Memorial May 11, 2017- by Steven Greer BPTV has reported over the years on the numerous attempts by the ferry boat and tour boat industry

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Review: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

March 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I had a break in between depositions in my federal case, so I walked to the Beekman. I tried to get

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Peck Slip elementary school dares to cite Pledge of Allegiance, stirring outcry from the far-left

March 17, 2017- DNAinfo reports, “Students at a Peck Slip elementary school in the Seaport began reciting the Pledge of Allegiance for the first time last week, sparking tensions

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School overcrowding to persist Downtown until 2022 thanks to Mayor de Blasio

Update April 22, 2016- This school has been pushed back by two years. So, the overcrowding problem

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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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Danny Meyer to open a place in FiDi?

Update March 1, 2017- The Post reports that this project is now in the design phase.

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