Category Archives: The Battery

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

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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

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

NYPD to send special detail to The Battery to combat ticket hustlers

March 4, 2016- The Post reports, “The NYPD is planning a Times Square-style crackdown on

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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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Police catch perp who cracked tourist’s skull in The Battery

February 17, 2016- The Post reports that the perp who cracked the skull of a tourist in

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NYC not doing enough to combat illegal vendors in The Battery, cruise company official says

Tourist Jeff White was attacked by career criminals in The Battery, suffering a fractured skull February 19, 2016- The local “newspapers” are in bed with the establishment city and have not been reporting

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Tourist suffers fractured skull in The Battery as PEP are nowhere to be found

February 16, 2016- It has happened again in The Battery. The park, which is patrolled by city

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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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Neighbors warned Catherine McVay Hughes and her CB1 of swaying Tribeca crane hours before fatal collapse

Update February 11, 2016- The CB1 met last night and discussed crane safety and the numerous

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Review: Evacuation Day Plaza

February 11, 2016- Two eccentric FiDi businessmen, James Kaplan and Arthur Piccolo, succeeded in achieving a bizarre

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Missing PEP allow woman to Taser man in The Battery

February 7, 2016- The Battery is patrolled by city PEP, like the ones we in BPC just fired. Crime 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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The lame Manhattan GOP picks a candidate to fill Sheldon Silver’s spot

February 4, 2016- by Steven Greer I knew about this months ago when the head of the Manhattan Republican

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When David Bowie played in The Battery

January 11, 2016- I was not a big David Bowie fan, but I respected what he did. What makes

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