Category Archives: The Battery

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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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

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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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