Category Archives: – Real estate

LiRo Group construction singled out by Comptroller Stringer

June 25, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Over the years. BPTV has reported on numerous cost overrun construction projects overseen

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Tour bus collides with car at dangerous West Thames and Battery Place intersection

July 18, 2014 (2:00 PM)- By Steven E. Greer, MD Today, at the infamous intersection of West Thames and Battery Place, where the DOT is in the process of installing safety measures,

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Lawyers, Schools | 2 Comments

My city in ruins

March 19, 2017- by Steven Greer I recently read Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography and became a fan. One of his best albums is

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California idiosyncrasies

February 17, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I am wrapping up my trip to Monterey, California. Prior to this one, I was in Los Angeles and

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Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

Posted in - Federal government, - Real estate, Art and Museums, Film Theater and TV, Op-Ed, Travel, Videos, Volunteering, Wall Street | 1 Comment

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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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

(4,200 people have viewed this as of May 21, 2016) Update May 21, 2016- With this building close to opening, it is a good time to re-post it.

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No doubt about it. That’s a farmer’s market.

August 4, 2011 By Steven Greer, MD In what could be the freshest vegetables and fruits in all of Manhattan, and the most verifiably organic farmer’s

Posted in - Real estate, Charities Philanthropy, Featured Residents, Gardening, Parks, Schools, Volunteering | 1 Comment

Interview with the CEO of design group ICRAVE, Lionel Ohayon, about Le District

 

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Fernando Mateo’s La Marina raided

July 21, 2018- Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo is in the news for yet another scandal.

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Can Mike Fortenbaugh return to North Cove Marina and resurrect the community sailing program?

June 21, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD With BPTV now having eradicated the community of the Mehiel BPCA rats, like the Pied Piper, is

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Sailing/Yachting | Leave a comment

Seamore’s in Battery Park

July 11, 2018

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Exclusive: Brookfield makes a mockery of the sailing school

March 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Last year was the first year for the Brookfield-managed “sailing school” and the season was disaster.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Gripes, Sailing/Yachting | 2 Comments

BPCA board approves construction for unnecessary “office space” in 200 Rector Place

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Recall, during the January BPCA board meet, a bit of kabuki theater played out when the Chairman/CEO

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Construction stalls on the Greek Orthodox Church in Liberty Park

Update April 7, 2018- The feds are investigation this clusterf*ck,

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Landmark Victory for Renters Overturned: Appeals Court rules that 421-g buildings are NOT rent stabilized

Update May 21, 2018- The highest court in the State of New York, with judges who have financial conflicts

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Construction on West Thames Bridge pork project stalls, as predicted

Update April 29, 2018- As everyone saw coming a mile away, the West Thames Bridge is a stalled, over-budget,

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Pier-A is now an overcrowded Jersey Shore drunk haven

April 29, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD BPTV predicted this. Years ago, when the crooked BPCA was passing resolutions, in secret, to allow

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Bar, Lounge, Bar, Sports, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Nightlife, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Restaurants, The Battery | Leave a comment

Battery Park Pharmacy closes

April 4, 2018- The only independent

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Chick-fil-A opens on Fulton Street to large crowds

March 30, 2018- The biggest Chick-fil-A in the country opened by the Fulton Street subway.

Posted in - Real estate, American, City Hall & Civic Center, Financial District, Hamburgers, fries, Reviews, World Trade Center | 1 Comment