Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

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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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

October 19, 2014- by Steven E. Greer

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Film Theater and TV, Food Essays, Groceries, Italian, Movie Review Essays | 1 Comment

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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Update: This is my best guess as to who murdered Jeffrey Epstein

Update August 15, 2019- Today, the Post has a report on the Epstein autopsy. The hyoid bone

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, City Hall & Civic Center, Crime, Lawyers, Op-Ed | Leave a comment

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

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Financial District, Governors Island, Seaport | 1 Comment

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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Essay: Dinesh D’Souza’s “2016: Obama’s America”

June 13, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD Dinesh D’Souza is an immigrant from India who graduated from Dartmouth and then became a

Posted in - Federal government, - Politics, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Film Theater and TV, Political Essays, Propaganda, Hollywood, and News Essays, Reviews | 1 Comment

Quid Pro Cuomo moves forward with memorial to Puerto Rico in BPC

August 7, 2019- by Steven E. Greer Does anyone remember Hurricane Maria? Don’t feel bad. It did not affect you. It was a hurricane

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA | 2 Comments

The reason AG Barr arrested Jeffrey Epstein again

July 7, 2019- by Steven E. Greer (reporting from the Palm Beach area) In one of the biggest legal stories of the year (and that is saying a lot given all of the legal stories this year),

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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

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Governors Island, Gripes, Lawyers, The Battery | Leave a comment

Review: Starr’s Makoto in Bal Harbour

July 6, 2019- by Steven E. Greer Bal Harbour is a small town of 2000 people just North of Miami Beach. Because it controls its own

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa

January 10, 2019- The Sopranos are all over the news as the “Prequel” movie has been announced.

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Featured Residents, Film Theater and TV, Restaurants, Reviews | 2 Comments

The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

(4,200 people have viewed this as of May 21, 2016) Update May 21, 2016- With this building close to opening, it is a good time to re-post it.

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein met with the woman he allegedly groped the next day at the Tribeca Grand Hotel

Update October 5, 2017- The Post reports that Harvey Weinstein is lawyering up ahead of the release of

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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

Posted in Bakery, Cooking tips, Featured Residents, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Interview with Ed Hogan of Brookfield Properties about retail leasing strategies

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Best of Downtown, Brookfield Place, Clothing, Financial District, Restaurants, Shops and markets, TriBeCa, Videos, Wall Street | Leave a comment

Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

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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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