Category Archives: – State Government

BPCA long-time CFO, Robert Serpico, leaving

September 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD The scandal-plagued Robert Serpico, the only CFO that the BPCA has known, the controller

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Summary of the September 20th BPCA board meeting

September 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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BPCA lawyer Seema Singh ousted

Update September 21, 2016- Seema Singh has indeed been removed from her position.

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What is the difference between organized crime and the Cuomo/de-Blasio administrations?

Update September 21, 2016- Joe Percoco and other top aids to Cuomo were officially indicted today by Preet Bharara.

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Boston-like pressure cooker terrorist bombs blast West Village

September 18, 2016- The mainstream media, which takes its talking points from The White House,

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Letter: The Gateway Plaza Tenants’ Association is run by Le Frak cronies

September 7, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Sharon of Gateway Plaza Hi. I have read your blog since its inception. I must admit, I was disappointed you moved since

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BPCA board meeting tomorrow

September 19, 2016- There is a BPCA board meeting tomorrow. You are encouraged to attend. Questions you might ask are:

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Letter: I was almost killed by a Downtown Connect red bus

September 17, 2016- Letter by Eileen Baker I was almost killed yesterday by a Connect bus.

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BPCA allows, once again, Diner en Blanc to shut down BPC parks without public notice

September 16, 2016

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Decline of our parks, Op-Ed, Outdoor events | 2 Comments

Why you should boycott the BPC block party

Update September 16, 2016- Tomorrow’s block party should be boycotted, for the same reasons

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Look what we’ve started

September 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD More than four years ago, when I started to attack the BPCA administrations as crooks and cronies, rigging RFP contracts,

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Jenifer Rajkumar: Thrice the loser

September 14, 2016- BPC’s own Jenifer Rajkumar lost another election last night. In the bid to

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The worst pizza joint endorses Rajkumar

Update August 18, 2016- Rajkumar will be hosting a campaign event at Picasso.

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Exclusive: Are the BPCA bonds risky junk with AAA ratings?

May 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD First, BatteryPark.TV heard this from a man involved in various waterfront properties of the state.

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WTC Oculus transportation hub suffering from severe water damage

August 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first to report on the water damage occurring to the newly opened $6 Billion Oculus

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Post-Sandy devastation in Manhattan mostly caused by institutional incompetence

September 4, 2016- After several years of having no hurricanes develop off of the African Coast, we are getting hit again. However, four years after Hurricane Sandy, the incompetent

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Four years ago “Hurricane Sandy: Battery Park unscathed”

October 31, 2012 By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was the sole source of local detailed information for residents during the flooding crisis and power outages of Hurricane Sandy.

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From now on, June 8th is “First Amendment Day”

June 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Folks, something historic took place yesterday. BatteryPark.TV and a federal judge defended

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Renderings of BPCA/Stantec plans to “renovate” South End Ave

July 31, 2016- The BPCA posted a PDF with renderings of three plans to renovate South End Avenue.

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