Category Archives: Wall Street

Addictive social media apps are our modern day tobacco problem

June 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Doomsayers have warned for decades about the damage computers and social media will cause

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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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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus transportation hub and WTC retail city

6,000 people have viewed this as of June 9, 2017

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

March 9, 2016

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Review: The Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Shop in Brookfield

March 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I finally stopped by the newly opened Saks Men’s Shop above P.J. Clarke’s. I buy Armani suits from Saks,

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This is what the Lower Manhattan skyline will look like soon

June 616, 2016- All of those pencil-tower properties under construction now will be transforming the

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The old CB1 offices at 49 Chambers Street are now condos

May 18, 2017- The old CB1 offices at 49 Chambers Street are now condos. My questions is who is buying

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Time inc. up for sale

Update May 10, 2017- Time Inc reported disastrous earnings numbers. Print revenue is down 21% and the Chairman left.

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The Tribeca “Film” Festival has jumped the shark

April 19, 2017- BPTV has extensively reported for years on how the Tribeca Film Festival was failing,

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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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WSJ reports Brookfield Place up for sale

February 7, 2017- As BPTV has reported for several years, The WSJ featured Brookfield Place as an asset that large real estate companies

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BPCA board member Martha Gallo demoted at AIG?

March 6, 2017- by Steven Greer BPC resident and BPCA board member Martha Gallo somehow gained employment at the scandal-plagued

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo to head AIG’s Internal Audit department

April 2, 2015- This is not an April Fool’s joke. Martha Gallo, BPC resident, board member of the BPCA,

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Martha Gallo, person who oversaw JPMorgan problems, still on BPCA board

Update November 19, 2013- JP Morgan settled with the DOJ for a record $13 Billion to resolve

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Is Martha Gallo failing to provide oversight again?

January 29, 2016- Opinion by Steven E. Greer I was scratching my head trying to understand the motivation for why local resident and BPCA

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Review: Wolfgang Puck’s Cut at The Four Seasons Hotel Downtown

Update December 20, 2016- Pete Wells of the New York Times has a bizarre review of Cut. He loved the

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Citigroup construction progress

March 27, 2017- Citi updated CB1 on the construction and announced that the project is

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Review: The Nomad bar

The excellent fired chicken breast strips November 17, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I landed late at godawful LaGuardia and wanted some quality food. So, I went to The Nomad

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Uber is now filming you as you ride

March 21, 2017- I noticed an Uber car today that had a camera filming the passenger (i.e. me). The driver said that

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