Category Archives: – Real estate

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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Del Friscoe’s Grill at Brookfield Place is an eyesore

August 5, 2017- Who the hell allowed this ugly thing to be built?

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Brookfield’s security company, Mulligan, takes over patrols of North Cove Marina

August 6, 2017- I walked the parks today and did not see a single Allied Barton “ambassador”

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Chef Eiji Ichimura of Brushstroke fame quits his new place after 5-months

July 15, 2017- The Post reports that Sushi Chef Eiji Ichimura quit is 10-seat chef table place on

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Told you so. Those pencil tower crappy condos are not selling.

May 31, 2017-BPTV has been the only news outlet to stand up to the real estate industry and call a

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The fancy subway entrance by Four Seasons

August 5, 2017- When you are Larry Silverstein, you get special subway entrances.

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Man jumps 30-feet from Oculus balcony

August 2, 2-17- DNAinfo reports, “A man was seriously injured after he jumped over a railing and

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How does a millionaire like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

(4000 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) Update March 11, 2016- New York State Comptroller DiNapoli is going after wealthy people who

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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.

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gardening, Gripes, Lawyers, Op-Ed, Parks | Leave a comment

101 Murray Street: Another 1000-foot pencil tower coming to Downtown

Update August 5, 2017- This tower looks to be a clone of the

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No sex in the champagne room anymore at Remix

Update April 4, 2017- There is literally no sex in the campaign room at Remix anymore, folks. The SLA revoked

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The real estate bubble and high rent are killing off even the best of restaurants

A $30 meal at the new Union Square Cafe July 25, 2017- by Steven E. Greer In the course of writing my silly restaurant reviews, over the last several years, I have noticed the

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New York is worse than one year ago

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I am going to fire my secretary. For some reason, he thought it would be a good idea to needlessly stay in

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The state of Pier-A

August 6, 2017- After a CB1 member complained a couple of years ago that public space by Pier-A was

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New York Dolls lingers

August 5, 2017- Rumors of the death of New York Dolls were exaggerated, it seems. It’s now a

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Hideous Nathan’s hot dog cart now at Vesey

August 5, 2017- I used to give a crap about things like this. Now, I think that Brookfield and the local

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The Three Towers

August 9, 2017- 101 Murray an far left, then 1 WTC, then 50 West on far right

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Update on Irish Memorial repairs

Update August 5, 2017- It finally opened.

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Without public input, the BPCA once again closes your parks for private event

July 30, 2017- The BPCA has used Rockefeller and Wagner Parks for private industry events many

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Decline of our parks, Gripes, Health and lifestyle | Leave a comment