Category Archives: – Real estate

Review: Old St. Augustine, Florida and the World Golf Village

November 7, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I went on a spontaneous trip to St. Augustine, Florida, with no planning. I saw that The Who

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HRPT installs lights after BatteryPark.TV reporting

October 1, 2013– By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on hotspots of crime within the HRPT strip of parks created by poor

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Milford Management sneaks in Verizon cell tower atop Cove Club

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes | 2 Comments

Glenn Plaskin sued for intimidating plaintiffs in class action filed against LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza

September 27, 2016- A class action was filed against Gateway plaza for breaching the warrant of habitability.

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Lawyers | 5 Comments

Exclusive: Landmark Victory for Renters: 421-g Buildings are Rent Stabilized

July 3, 2017- The New York Supreme Court rendered a landmark decision today on rent stabilization.

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Super unethical actions by Manhattan DA let the Trumps escape prosecution over Trump SoHo fraud

October 5, 2017- The Post reports that back in 2010, the Manhattan DA’s office, led by Cy Vance,

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Real estate, -- In the News, SoHo | Leave a comment

Pumps and electrical sheds for Kowsky Plaza Police Memorial

August 6, 2017

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How Glenn Plaskin schemes to keep his rent stabilized apartment whilst others lose protections

September 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has previously reported on the cronyism that has corrupted the Gateway Plaza Tenants Association resulting in owner

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Man steals $12,000 in coats from Ermenegildo Zegna in Brookfield Place

Right, Ermenegildo Zegna August 30, 2017- Ermenegildo Zegna, the absurdly overpriced shop in Brookfield Place, seems to be unable

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - NYPD First Precinct, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime | 1 Comment

The new Target store in Tribeca is busy

September 13, 2017- Target is hiring thousands of employees. They seem to be a rare retail company doing it right.

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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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Margaret Chin accused of betraying community in favor of Howard Hughes real estate

July 14, 2014- The Amsterdam Market at the Seaport is over, and the founder blames City Councilwoman Margaret Chin. In a blast email, Robert LaValva wrote,

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Seaport | 1 Comment

Chinese real estate firm chases families off Chase Plaza

May 12, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “Financial District families were alarmed when they and their children

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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

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Hurricane Sandy, Parks | Leave a comment

Del Friscoe’s Grill at Brookfield Place is an eyesore

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

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Steak | Leave a comment

The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Real estate, Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Groceries, Restaurants | Leave a comment

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”

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - City government, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA | Leave a comment

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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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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