Category Archives: The Battery

Anti-Trump protests today in Battery Park

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

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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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Images of Eataly WTC

August 20, 2016- The last round of photos we posted were taken by the building’s PR team.

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

Update August 12, 2016- DNAinfo reports that Hornblower has supposedly stopped the practice of

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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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Port Authority wants to put the 9/11 battered globe statue in Liberty Park

May 31, 2016- CB1 members are saying that the Port Authority wants to pace the battered 9/11 globe in

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Undercover sting busts career criminals in the Battery

May 18, 2016- The Post reports, “Cops sent undercover teams out to pose as tourists and determine how the scam worked.

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It’s official: Pier-A is nothing but a huge bar.

April 1, 2016- The PR company for Poulakakos finally got back with us. The huge upstairs section

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Bar, Lounge, Bar, Sports, Battery Park City and BPCA, Restaurants, The Battery | Leave a comment

Time lapse of sunset over New York Harbor 11-22-2015

November 22, 2015- Below is the satellite image of those clouds.

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Was the Poulakakos Group ousted from the Maritime Building Hotel project?

March 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer A local advertising flier is reporting on the Maritime Hotel project and EDC documents that

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Man Pulled Out of His Car, Beaten and Robbed Near Staten Island Ferry: DA

April 23, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “A man was beaten and robbed in an afternoon attack after being

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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