Category Archives: Parks

Turkeys in the woods

June 20, 2017- Blendon Woods

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Diagrams of the plans to redesign Wagner Park

March 22, 2017- From the BPCA town hall tonight, these are the latest plans to redesign Wagner Park to make it flood-proof.

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Dennis Mehiel’s BPCA allows mega-yacht owner to steal public park space?

May 7, 2017- A viewer sent us this photo. The IGY marina company, which is owned by a close friend of

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Vince McGowan’s son pissing people off

May 9, 2017- Former BPC parks Conservancy official Vince McGowan’s son is pissing off people. A clickbate blog reports, “Shameless actor Zach McGowan, a white dude, will portray real-life native Hawaiian

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Photo 5-6-2017

May 6, 2017- Turtle row at Ohio State’s Scarlet course, #4 hole.

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Photos 4-26-2017

April 26, 2017

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BPCA plans to build boat dock at Wagner Park that could host party boats

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer At the BPCA Town Hall meeting tonight, they gave an extensive presentation of the plans to redesign Wagner

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Here comes the sun

April 8, 2017- George Harrison’s “Here Comes the Sun” came as I was driving to the course.

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo educates the commoners of BPC

May 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On May 6th, 2014, the BPCA board convened. The Parks Conservancy finances were discussed. BPCA Board member Martha Gallo patronizingly educated the “residents of BPC”, we commoners, about what we are and … Continue reading

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A tour of Central Eastern Ohio farmland

March 4, 2017- by Steven Greer

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Woman on bike hit and killed by SUV at West Side Highway and Chambers Street

Update February 3, 2017- The defendant, 26-year old Samuel Silva, pleaded guilty in a deal offered by the

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Did the BPCA rig the contract to redesign South End Avenue?

Update July 25, 2016- There is a town hall meeting tonight at 6 River Terrace to discuss the plans to renovate South End

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BPC Christmas Tree lighting 2015

December 3, 2015

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Shoddy construction of the West Thames cancer turf field

Update November 18, 2016- The fence was finally properly installed.

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Vikings invade BPC

September 18, 2016-

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Squirrel population in BPC parks dwindles

September 2, 2016- DowntownExpress reports that some believe the squirrel population in our parks has declined. However, the poorly written article fails to point blame whatsoever

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Turtle Duck Park

June 11, 2016- All eight ducklings live, and there is a bonus turtle. The BPCA parks people are doing a nice job (thanks to BatteryPark.TV).

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Irish Memorial closed for “repairs”

August 11, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA has closed the Irish Memorial and surrounded it with a hideous fence, ostensibly for “repairs”.

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Brookfield’s use of the marina is your worst nightmare

Update May 21, 2016- This failed exhibition race finally aired on NBC. However, the billionaire who owns Oracle pays the network to air this, as an infomercial for his hobby. There is

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Former jewel of NYC parks, BPC Parks are now neglected beds of weeds

Update June 19, 2016- We added some “Before” photos at the bottom.

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