Category Archives: – Community Board 1

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.

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Another bad Asian restaurant coming to BPC

February 15, 2019- The Asian restaurants by South Cove have changed hands so many times that BPTV has lost track.

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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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Exclusive: Some New York City Civil Court judges are so corrupt that they have thugs retaliate against whistle-blowers

December 6, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Nearly three-years ago, in January of 2015, BPTV reported on an egregious case of placard abuse.

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Restaurants need to stop paying ransom to crooked gas, electric, fire, and plumbing inspectors

December 22, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I watched a Netflix show about the seven days of frantic preparation before the 3-Michelin-star

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Mayor de Blasio’s NYC: Violent crime now common in Tribeca

February 24, 2019- The lady who now runs the Tribeca Citizen reports that she was the victim of

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Mayor de Blasio’s New York: Thug repeatedly kicks old lady in head on subway

Update March 23, 2019- The NYPD arrested this man, named Marc Gomez. He has priors for marijuana and guns.

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BPCA conducts entire March board meeting behind closed doors for second month in a row

March 9, 2019- by Steven E. Greer This new BPCA administration under Tsunis is conducting board meetings in what seems to be an illegal manner. They are going immediately into

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Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo to have state liquor license revoked at his La Marina

Far Right: Fernando Mateo, next to current board member Martha Gallo and ousted CFO Robert Serpico Update February 26, 2019- La

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BPCA board meeting today

February 26, 2019-

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City Council introduces sweeping reforms to end placard abuse corruption

February 11, 2019- BPTV has extensively covered the problem of placard abuse corruption that is rampant in the city. We even busted a real city judge doing it. 

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LeFrak hikes Gateway electric bills 700% in January

March 10, 2018- Letter to the Editor by NOYB Despite new windows and heating units, the electric bills for January across all buildings in Gateway Plaza were

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Tammy Meltzer prevents Japanese business from opening in BPC

Update February 15, 2019- Our reporting must have put the pressure on.

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Op-Ed demanding that bad drivers killing people be charged with manslaughter

January 27, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The streets

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Exclusive: Jeff Galloway led away in handcuffs to prison

Update September 24, 2015- Jeff Galloway was released from prison on September 18th, apparently.

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Those floating ferryboat billboards

January 8, 2019- Those floating

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More bad reporting by the Broadsheet

January 8, 2019- The CB1 schmucks are opposing the absurd idea by Governor Cuomo to place a memorial

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Is it legal for the BPCA to “deputize” a private security guard to make arrests?

January 22, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the January CB1 meeting, BPCA spokesperson Nick Sbordone announced that the BPCA planned to

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Former PEP offices at 21 West Thames to operate as illegal night club

Update November 26, 2018- The police have sealed the building prohibiting any property from being removed,

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Placard Abuse is Corruption; 2019 is The Year to End It

November 21, 2018- The following is an opinion piece by the anti-placard-abuse people at @placardabuse “In New York City, the people are betrayed by many conspiring groups. Dishonest drivers get away with

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