Category Archives: – Community Board 1

West Thames pedestrian bridge spans finally being installed at over-budget price

May 30, 2019- Patch.com reports, “A long-awaited pedestrian bridge connecting the Financial

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Tribecans place dog poop atop cars using placards for illegal parking

June 11, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports that Tribecans are placing

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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CB1 Agenda for June 2019: Several plans to bring in noisy party boats to Brookfield marina

June 2, 2019- The CB1 meeting this week should be of great interest to all residents. Outsiders

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BPCA now has an “investor relations” website to push their bonds onto suckers

May 30, 2019- The BPCA, which is a piggy-bank for Cuomo because it can issue bonds and raise

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Woman gets foot severed in gruesome car-on-pedestrian accident at Murray and West Side Highway

May 13, 2019- As BPTV has pointed out many times, the West Side Highway is a death trap to

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Huge concert venue planned for Thames and Greenwich

May 25, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports, “Live Nation and Legends Hospitality (Yankee Stadium,

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Important Pier-40 meeting

May 27, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports that there will be an important Pier-40 meeting to decide

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Another helicopter crashes in the Hudson

May 15, 2019-

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How to solve the death trap at Liberty and West Side Highway

September 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported how BPCA board member Martha Gallo essentially staged a press conference during the last meeting

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The death trap at Murray and West Streets

Update, July 6 2012 By Steven Greer Local resident Jim Hopkins wrote a letter to a local paper about a bicyclist that he witnessed

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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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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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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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