Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Greek restaurant coming to old North End Grill spot

December 1, 2019- A Greek restaurant, Anassa, with two other locations is coming to the old North End Grill.

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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.

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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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CB1 Battery Park agenda for December, 2019

12/4 Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM Location: Metropolitan College, 60 West Street – 1st Floor

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Diller Island gets an official name: Little Island

November 15, 2019- “Park officials never liked the name “Diller Island” for the elevated platform—

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Was a proper RFP process used for the West Thames bridge?

June 7, 2013- By Steven E. Greer On February 27th, 2013, a small team from the Mayor’s office presented slides and plans of the

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Viva la ducklings!

 May 6, 2012 In a surprise to those who follow the wildlife in BPC, the ducklings have returned this year, six of them.

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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Without community input, BPCA allows radiation beaming cell tower to go up

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower installed

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Save the Date: January 20, 2020: Oral Arguments in Greer v Mehiel 19-325 2d Cir.

October 31, 2019- Save the date. History will be made on January 20th, 2020 in the Second

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Convicted murderer hired by ferry boat company to sell bogus tickets arrested for shooting in The Battery

Update September 12, 2019- This Democrat voter-base poster child is now a convicted felon

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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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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 History of BPC by Ed Koch

(5000 people have viewed this as of July, 2017) We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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41 River Terrace music executive accused of rape

September 18, 2019- In the news is a music executive who lives in the 41 River Terrace building, arrested for rape. This is a bizarre case. He went next door, knowing a female neighbor did not locker her door,

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The new Downtown Alliance shuttle buses start today

(3,700 people have viewed this as of November 15th, 2015) Update November 15, 2015- The new bus operator and their red buses start service today.

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BPC couple have dog stolen by dog walker

August 30, 2019- Man who stole BPC dog prosecuted

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