Category Archives: – State Government

BPCA wastes close to $1 Million defending against BPTV

August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers recall, BPTV sued the BPCA in August of 2015 for violating our First Amendment rights

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Allied Barton seems to be copying the PEP no-show policies

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As you recall, I got the PEP removed from BPC by exposing that they were redistributing almost all of

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NY Post covers the Cuomo appointment of three outsiders to the BPCA board

July 8, 2017- The Post writes, “No one on Battery Park City’s governing board actually lives in the pricey

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City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer gives the BPCA an earful

The three new BPCA board members, far right, as City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer speaks August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer City Council candidate Aaron Foldenauer attended the BPCA board meeting and spoke during the

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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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Dan Squadron resigns from State Senate

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Yesterday, I was walking across City Hall Park and literally bumped into Dan Squadron. I told him

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Squadron Passes Bill to Ensure BPCA Board Be Composed of Some Local BPC Residents

June 21, 2017- Press release NEW YORK – TODAY, State Senator Daniel Squadron released the following statement following

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City Council’s Margaret Chin tries to skirt term limit laws and run for third term

June 23, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Sheldon Silver protégé Margaret Chin is running for a third term on City Council. There is only one problem:

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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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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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Don’t mess 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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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

(5000 people have viewed this as of July, 2017) 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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Dennis Mehiel is the unwanted guest who doesn’t know when to leave the party

Update June 16, 2017- The governor appointed three new board members, but once again failed

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The Ohio demographic and why Trump won the election

July 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I attended the Roger Waters “Us + Them” concert last night in Columbus, Ohio. It was a big culture shock

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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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My closing arguments

July 29, 2017- As my federal lawsuit against the BPCA and Howard Milstein proceeds, I had to file

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Update on Irish Memorial repairs

Update August 5, 2017- It finally opened.

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Told you so: Martha Gallo “resigns” from BPCA board

April 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BP.TV has been the only source to report on BPCA board member Martha Gallo’s career problems and

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Cuomo appoints three cronies to the board of the BPCA

New BPCA board member George Tsunis, far right June 16, 2017- Governor Cuomo seems to not give a

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$4 Billion Oculus is leaking like a sieve during this rain

May 5, 2017- The Post reports, “The city’s $4 billion Oculus train station is no match for a rain storm —

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