Category Archives: – City government

Tip of the Week: Ed Koch explains how to deal with “Crazies” in NYC politics

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How the MTA can save $10 Billion

September 7, 2019- The NY Post has a rare bit of journalism. It details the different ways that

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West Side Highway speed limit lowered to 30 mph

October 11, 2019- The West Side Highway speed limit has been lowered to 30 from 35-mph.

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The United States just entered into a second Civil War

Update November 5, 2017- Outspoken conservative senator Rand Paul was attacked by his neighbor,

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Homeless take over Tribeca

September 25, 2019- The TribecaCitizen covers the scourge of homeless who are sleeping in

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We must take back the cities

Update October 11, 2019- It is as if Trump is listening to me. He went into the heart of super-liberal

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

Update December 20, 2017- Governor Cuomo finally, reluctantly, signed the bill to supposedly

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Downtown Connection Bus to skip stops along The Battery to dodge violent felons

Update June 2, 2019- For the second year, the bus is forced to skip stops anywhere near the Battery

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The Late Reviewer: “16 Acres”: How the biggest lightning rod in the world was made

 September 20, 2014- by Steven E. Greer “16 Acres” is an excellent documentary that describes the politics behind the rebuilding of Ground Zero, and why it has taken so long.

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Medical Examiners are elected officials and often produce corrupt findings

August 20, 2019- by Steven E. Greer MD The pathologist who performed the autopsy on Jeffrey Epstein reported multiple fractures in his neck,

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Violent felons selling fake Statue of Liberty tickets finally ousted from the Battery?

August 21, 2019- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has been the only source to state bluntly that the con artists in The Battery selling bogus

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Update December 1, 2015- The BPCA today announced that the Rector Street Bridge will indeed

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Poulakakos sued in federal court again: Muniz et al v. Pier A Battery Park Associates

August 9, 2019- A case was filed today against Peter and Harry Poulakakos related to unfair

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More action promised against Staten Island Ferry felons selling fake tickets to tourists

August 5, 2019- After some elected official got harassed by the Staten Island ferry, and nearby cops

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Disney HQ to relocate to old location of City Winery

August 7, 2019- Tribeca Citizen reports, “Plans were filed with DOB this week for Disney’s building to

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BPC curmudgeon afraid of change wants the hideous Rector Street bridge to stay up

August 8, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The Rector Street bridge was always built as a temporary remedy after the 9/11 attacks. It was hideous

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Communist Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to double the ferry boat noise for BPC

Update August 11, 2019- CB1 rejects plans for more ferry boats

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BPCA scraps plans to tear down ugly Rector Street “temporary” bridge

November 3, 2016- At the CB1 meeting, the BPCA announced that they would scrap plans to tear down

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The West Thames Street pedestrian bridge is officially a bloated Cuomo pork project

August 2, 2018- Crain’s reports, “Officials revealed last week that the West Thames Street Pedestrian Bridge,

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The growing awareness by states of the “Out of Network” surprise bill scam

Update June 24, 2019- President Trump signed the Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First. My work is read by the Secretary of HHS and Director of CMS. Did I help cause … Continue reading

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