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What you can do today to make sure that voter fraud in the City Council race is investigated

September 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer

We previously re-posted a press release by City Council District 1 candidate Aaron Foldenauer whereby he claims to have uncovered fraudulent voter addresses in Chinatown, located at PO boxes, that could have been used by incumbent Margaret Chin. Without trying too hard, Foldenauer found 69 addresses that traced back to UP stores, US Post offices, or other private mailbox locations. Continue reading

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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 Continue reading

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Review update: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

When I first reviewed Augustine last March, I had a few good things to say. I have been in the Beekman Continue reading

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Criminal Misconduct by City Councilmember Margaret Chin Alleged

NEW YORK, NY, September 7, 2017.  – Today, attorney and City Council Candidate Aaron Foldenauer filed a formal complaint against Lower Manhattan City Council Member Margaret Continue reading

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Jean-Georges is still great

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer

I spent more on the Uber fare than the meal, but I went to Jean-Georges last night. It is still great, Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Allegations of Voter Fraud at Issue in Margaret Chin’s razor thin victory

Press release: Candidate Contact Information: Aaron Foldenauer aaron@aaronforcitycouncil.com

NEW YORK, NY, September 14, 2017.  – On Thursday, Aaron Foldenauer, an attorney and one of the challengers to Margaret Chin’s seat in City Council, has called for Tuesday’s election results to Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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There is something creepy about adults who make a living from youth sports

September 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer

Craig Carton, the radio host, asked my help with time slots on the ballfields a few years ago. Continue reading

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Is Catherine McVay Hughes competent to be on the BPCA board?

August 24, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Catherine McVay Hughes abruptly resigned as Chair of CB1 after Sheldon Silver was convicted of corruption. Continue reading

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The Shake Shack chain is in trouble

August 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer

I have been a supporter of Shake Shack over the last few years as most of the smart hedge funds have Continue reading

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The Texas apocalypse is exposing TV news as lazy New York bubble dwellers

September 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD

Today, I saw on the TV news a new development in Houston and Dallas that I do not think this country Continue reading

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Another reason Chinatown needs to be part of City Council District 2

City Council District 2September 12, 2017- Margaret Chin skipped the debates, ran for an illegal third-term, and still won Continue reading

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Ex-Margaret Chin campaign manager embroiled in election fraud suit

Silver Chin SquadronMay 22, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Jonathan Chan

On Page 9, paragraph # 24, of the New York Supreme Court complaint accusing Gigi Li of fraud, “Yuan Yang” Continue reading

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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: Continue reading

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

Senator Squadron and Councilwoman Chin

Senator Squadron and Councilwoman Chin

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, Continue reading

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Federal Complaint Filed Against Mayor de Blasio and Margaret Chin

June 28, 2017- Click here for the actual PDF complaint Continue reading

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Once again, BPTV is the only news source to accurately predict a hurricane

September 11, 2017- Once again, BPTV was the only news source of any size, blog or national, to Continue reading

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