Category Archives: Seaport

New iPic Theater at Seaport

October 10, 2016- Downtown Express reports, “The first of the chain’s high-end cinemas to open in New York City,

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Maritime building renovation now stalled

August 20, 2016- First, the Poulakakos and Dermot teams backed out. Now, no one wants to touch this money drain being bungled by Mayor de Blasio’s EDC.

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New Jersey woman who ran over Tribeca mom gets 2-6 years in prison

Update August 3, 2016- She was sentenced to two to six years in the clink, according to The Post.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, -- In the News, City Hall & Civic Center, Crime, Financial District, Seaport | 1 Comment

Staten Island Ferry might expand route to Midtown

July 29, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “The Department of Transportation is studying extending Staten

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Poor Bill Ackman loses hundreds of millions more today

July 15, 2016- It is hard to feel sorry for an arrogant Botox-faced billionaire who did little to earn his wealth,

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Cornell Medical School moves to relocate offices Downtown

July 5, 2016- Lower Manhattan has been in need of a quality hospital for decades. The New York Downtown

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Keith McNally’s Augustine restaurant getting close to opening in The Beekman Hotel

June 18, 2016

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The perpetual jobs program called The Brooklyn Bridge

May 4, 2016- Downtown Express reports, “Downtowners living near the Brooklyn Bridge are furious

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Review: El Luchador in the Seaport is muy bueno

September 7, 2015- by Steven E. Greer With the bike path through The Battery now open finally, I Citi-Biked over to the Seaport. At the corner of John and South Streets

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City EDC strikes deal to cut noisy helicopter flights in half

Update April 2, 2016- Starting tomorrow, tourist flights will be banned on Sundays.

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Helicopter noise, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Op-Ed, Seaport, The Battery | 3 Comments

Motorcycle gang intimidates Lower Manhattan

February 28, 2016-  These large shows of force by motorcycle gangs has have stopped for a few

Posted in - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Financial District, Seaport, The Battery | 5 Comments

Chinese developers might build that Howard Hughes skyscraper in the Seaport after all

March 19, 2016- A real estate blog is reporting that this tower will be as tall as the Freedom

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Bill Ackman unloads assets due to struggling hedge fund. Dumps Seaport development.

March 17, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was driving by the Pier 17 Seaport construction and had a thought that made me laugh out loud.

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Durst and his Yellow Water Taxi’s get the boot by Mayor De Blasio

March 11, 2016- Now, it is clear why real estate developer Doug Durst is such an advocate for

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By this time next year, you will be able to walk from the BPC Marina to the Seaport without going outside

March 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We learned something interesting today during our tour of the WTC. When the boondoggle

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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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Broadsheet praises Downtown Alliance safety officers who are far more incompetent than AlliedBarton

February 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We have previously detailed how The Broadsheet, TribecaTrib, and other local advertising fliers

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Task force forms to address tourist harassment in The Battery

February 16, 2016- In response to the out-of-control violent crime being perpetrated by career criminals near the Staten Island Ferry in The Battery, a Staten Island Democrat is

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Governors Island to be developed into a tech innovation hub

February 5, 2016- Don’t hold your breath, but Mayor de Blasio has a pie-in-the-sky idea to develop Governors Island. Gotham reports, “Governors Island will be the site of a sweeping economic

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Ugliest building in Lower Manhattan gets windows

January 21, 2016- This building is being converted into an office building,

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