Category Archives: The Battery

Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update December 12, 2017- In the wake of the Mario Batali “rape room” and other sexual

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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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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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Gunmen steal $3,000 from SeaGlass Carousel in Battery Park

September 15, 2017- The Post reports on more crime at The Battery some swift NYPD work, “A disgruntled ex-employee of the SeaGlass

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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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NYT covers the violence in The Battery

May 29, 2017- The NYT published an extensive article on the criminals and companies that employ

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NYPD points finger at two boat tour companies for hiring the violent felons in The Battery

May 3, 2017- by Steven Greer In the wake of the serious shooting of an innocent bystander near The Battery, which was caused by a

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Convicted murderer hired by ferry boat company to sell bogus tickets arrested for shooting in The Battery

Update April 28, 2017- The NYPD caught the shooter. He is a convicted murderer and was one of the people

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Guns, The Battery | 1 Comment

Another tourist assaulted in The Battery by ticket sellers

October 31, 2016- It has happened again. Another tourist in The Battery was assaulted by career felons

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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

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

Anti-Trump protests today in Battery Park

January 29th, 2017- Some anti-Trump protestors are meeting now in the Battery, which they incorrectly

Posted in - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, Battery Park City and BPCA, The Battery | 2 Comments

So many closed retail storefronts that it looks like 2009 again

February 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was in SoHo again and noticed numerous closed retail storefronts in the heart of the fancy

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MTA bus driver arrested for gruesome murder-by-bus near The Battery

October 24, 2016- DNAinfo reports that an MTA bus driver was arrested after killing a pedestrian

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Again, violent criminal thugs in The Battery assaulted someone

August 24, 2016- Again, violent criminal thugs in The Battery assaulted someone and the city Park Enforcement Patrol were nowhere to be found (which is by BPTV chased our old PEP out of town).

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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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Exclusive (good) photos of the new Downtown Eataly

August 2, 2016- Le District is in for some trouble.

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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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The Battery great lawn finally opens

Update June 25, 2016- The lawn will open tomorrow, finally, more than a year after it was re-sodded.

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Woman brutally beaten inside Bowling Green subway station

June 21, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “A woman standing on a subway platform last week was knocked

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To be or not to be?

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