Category Archives: Brookfield Place delays

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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Exclusive: Brookfield makes a mockery of the sailing school

March 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Last year was the first year for the Brookfield-managed “sailing school” and the season was disaster.

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Hideous Nathan’s hot dog cart now at Vesey

August 5, 2017- I used to give a crap about things like this. Now, I think that Brookfield and the local

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Brookfield’s use of the marina is your worst nightmare

Update May 21, 2016- This failed exhibition race finally aired on NBC. However, the billionaire who owns Oracle pays the network to air this, as an infomercial for his hobby. There is

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Port Authority decisions make the 1 WTC observatory a failure

May 29, 2016- The NYT has a lengthy article about the failure of the 1 WTC observatory and 9/11 memorial.

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BP.TV gets results again: Dead trees removed from Vesey Street

Update May 14, 2016- The Greer Grove of honey locusts, planted last fall, have lived and are greening up.

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The new office for Offshore Sailing Class

April 5, 2016- The new Offshore Sailing office in the Mercantile Exchange building by the Irish Memorial is open.

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Docks installed at North Cove Marina

Update April 2, 2016- It appears that this is the delivery of the docks, and not more “pile remediation”.

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Why is there a huge crane in North Cove Marina?

April 1, 2016- With no public approval and no BPCA board meetings for three months, the BPCA is

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The most important development in quality of life to BPC residents in a decade

November 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer For eight years, our vital West Side bike path has been closed down due to Brookfield Place

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Amada construction begins and is “6-months away”

Update November 17, 2015- Nice progress is being made.

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The yacht Boardwalk no longer has helicopter

June 13, 2015- After BatteryPark.TV and the Broadsheet reported on the helicopter that was

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Illegal hot dog vendor at Brookfield Place entrance smells up the sidewalk

July 9, 2015- Brookfield Place should be the one to handle this problem, and they do nothing.

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Le District outdoor dining opens

June 10, 2015

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Helicopter noise gets even closer as choppers take off from North Cove Marina

Far left: The Boardwalk with helicopter on deck, parked closely to other boats and congested restaurants. June 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was informed yesterday by someone at the WFC that the helicopter aboard the yacht Boardwalk

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Diane von Furstenberg in Brookfield Place

May 16, 2015- Natia and friend

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Review: Equinox gym in Brookfield Place

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Equinox Gym in Brookfield Place has finally opened and is attracting the expected crowd

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Survey: What do you think of Asphalt Green?

January 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With the Brookfield Place Equinox getting close to opening, will the struggling Asphalt Green be dealt a fatal blow

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The Tunnel to Towers no longer fits well within BPC

Update November 6, 2014- As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV action,

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The BPC ice rink that benefits a real estate conglomerate but not the community

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Years ago, the BPC ice rink was located on the ballfields, was almost the size of a football field, and families from Tribeca and FiDi enjoyed it.

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