Category Archives: Parks

Earning $500,000 salaries, executives of 9/11 Memorial are charging $24 admission and still losing money

Update December 10, 2017- The Post reports that the museum is losing money because

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Review: The Who (minus Pete) mini-tour: St Augustine

November 4, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have seen The Who play on the biggest stages over recent years. One year ago, I saw them in Indio,

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Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update November 16, 2017- The NY Post reports that the mayor requested data on the bike path that was used by the terrorist who drove his truck over pedestrians, killing them. From

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Mismanagement of Hudson River Park creates hotspots for crime

August 28, 2013- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD Last September, a 21-year-old actress was watching the sun rise at 5:00 AM in Hudson River Park (HRP),

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Should the HRPT be patting themselves on the back?

September 21, 2013- Opinion By Steven E. Greer, MD The Friends of Hudson River Park” is throwing a “Robin Hood” style gala on October 3rd at Pier 57.

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Collect Pond Park by City Hall

August 8, 2017- This money pit has been a problem for the city since the 1600’s.

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NYPD 9/11 bagpipe parade 2007

Over 172,000 views and counting

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A Tour of the Battery Conservancy

June 21, 2011- Battery Conservancy

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NY Post covers BatteryPark.TV story about the FEMA investigation into BPCA

November 10, 2013- The NY Post picked up our story about the odd decision by the BPCA to remove sandbags and intentionally allow pier A to flood

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Don’t F with Greer

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers know, I have been the lead gardener in the public garden space on Albany Street.

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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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An Important Message About Heat Stroke

July 2, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I just figured out my medical mystery from yesterday on the golf course.

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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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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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