Category Archives: Brookfield Place

How Manhattan Became a Rich Ghost Town

The shuttered Payard bakery in Goldman Alley October 15, 2018- Even in the alley way of Goldman Sachs, the “rent is too damn high” Nearby Brookfield

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This is why Del Frisco’s Grille is so bad

December 5, 2018- BPC has a Del Frisco’s Grill on Brookfield Place. You probably have never

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And then there were none: BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel ousted

June 20, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD At the June 19th BPCA board meeting, Chairman and CEO Dennis Mehiel announced that he was leaving

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Former head counsel for the BPCA, Alix Pustilnik, sues for wrongful termination

November 3, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Oh, the irony. Former General Counsel for the BPCA, Alix Pustilnik,

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The first ever French-American apple pie

November 26, 2015- by Chef Steven E. Greer I had the idea quite some time ago, after enjoying a chocolate croissant at Le District, to make

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Amazon moves into Brookfield Place, signaling the end

October 23, 2018- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has been the first to report on the demise of “Luxury” Brookfield Place. When the period of five

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CB1 meeting agenda for November 7, 2018

November 2, 2018- The CB1 meeting next week will have some interesting updates by Brookfield Place and

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New BPCA board member Louis Bevilacqua seems to be an improvement

October 26, 2017- by Steven E. Greer One of the three new BPCA board members, Louis Bevilacqua, who is a senior partner at the large

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Interview with Ed Hogan of Brookfield Properties about retail leasing strategies

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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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Leggings are obscene

March 27, 2017- United Airlines recently made some young girls change out of their skin-tight

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A tour of the bakery at Le District

April 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Throughout history, bakeries have been important establishments in cities around the world.

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A tour of the fromagerie at Le District

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

 

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Interview with the owners of Mighty Quinn’s

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Figs and Fennel at Le District

Update August 19, 2015- The NYT has come out with their own story about how to cook figs.

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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

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Exclusive: Brookfield wanted to keep Fortenbaugh’s sailing school but BPCA did not allow it

(6,000 people have read this as of September 26, 2015) June 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has obtained the final RFP application for the North Cove Marina submitted

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Seamore’s in Battery Park

July 11, 2018

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