Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

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

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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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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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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

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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

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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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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 designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Interview with Ed Hogan of Brookfield Properties about retail leasing strategies

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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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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 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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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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Exclusive: BPCA head of human resources, Brenda McIntyre, fired

October 21, 2017- BPTV has learned that Brenda McIntyre, Vice President of Human Resources at the

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The BPCA’s unnecessary new office space opens in 200 Rector Place

Update November 10, 2018- The BPCA did a ribbon cutting this week. This space is nothing but a relocation of the office space for the Allied Universal Security, which already had offices on North End Avenue.

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More lewd acts by former BPCA CFO Robert Serpico revealed in federal court

(Second from left, Robert Serpico, at a gathering with other BPCA staff) February 9, 2019- BPTV is suing the BPCA over First Amendment matters. The former CFO,

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