Category Archives: – Downtown oversight

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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Brookfield Place anchor store Saks Fifth Avenue to close

December 18, 2018- As BPTV has predicted for years, Brookfield Place is failing miserably.

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

Far Right: Fernando Mateo, next to current board member Martha Gallo and ousted CFO Robert Serpico December 11, 2018- The Post reports that former BPCA board member under the Mehiel administration,

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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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Confirmed: President Trump is on amphetamines

Update January 16, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD President Trump’s doctor confirms my diagnosis made in the story below, which was that the slurred

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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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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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BPCA grows tired of paying millions over many years to “repair” Asphalt Green water leak

The outdoor terrace that is leaking water onto the Asphalt Green facility November 28, 2018- BPTV has been the only source to report to report on the ongoing pork construction

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Stop the Chop President John Dellaportas quoted in the WSJ about Amazon headquarters wanting to use helicopters

November 18, 2018- Local BPC resident John Dellaportas is quoted in the WSJ:

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Essay: Everything you say can and will be used against you

November 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I keep telling people that “smart home” devices, such as Amazon’s Alexa, record everything you

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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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Pit bull attacks dozens of kids at a school

November 21, 2018- Relating to the drug dealers who own pit bulls, The Post reports, “Fifteen

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Essay: 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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Essay: Is Nike using students for free marketing of their swoosh?

June 16, 2018- In less than a week, the Ohio State University Golf Club has suddenly started to sell Ping, Callaway, and other brands of shirt, hats, pants, etc. with the OSUGC logo on it.

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Essay: Hillary Clinton was so bad for women

Update January 31, 2018- It is now being revealed that Hillary Clinton had a campaign staffer

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Essay: Quid pro Cuomo: Governor Cuomo appoints only BPCA board members who donate millions to him

February 25, 2018- The NYT reports, “To tally the donations that Mr. Cuomo has received

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Essay: Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update January 29, 2018- I told you so. We Inform. Victims of the Halloween ISIS attack are suing the city for negligence.

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Essay: Stuff that scared the sh*t out of me in 2017

December 27, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD It has been a crazy and historic year. Depending on which side of the political fight one stands,

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Essay: Obama is the biggest liar ever to occupy The White House

December 12, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD There were at least 25 Christians murdered yesterday while they were in church on Sunday morning.

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Essay: 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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