Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

BPC couple have dog stolen by dog walker

June 16, 2019-

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The new BPCA administration is flagrantly breaking state laws

May 8, 2019- by Steven E. Greer As viewers know, BPTV has been on a crusade to rid Lower Manhattan of corruption. BPTV is

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West Thames pedestrian bridge spans finally being installed at over-budget price

May 30, 2019- Patch.com reports, “A long-awaited pedestrian bridge connecting the Financial

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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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Tribecans place dog poop atop cars using placards for illegal parking

June 11, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports that Tribecans are placing

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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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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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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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

October 19, 2014- by Steven E. Greer

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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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CB1 Agenda for June 2019: Several plans to bring in noisy party boats to Brookfield marina

June 2, 2019- The CB1 meeting this week should be of great interest to all residents. Outsiders

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BPCA now has an “investor relations” website to push their bonds onto suckers

May 30, 2019- The BPCA, which is a piggy-bank for Cuomo because it can issue bonds and raise

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Woman gets foot severed in gruesome car-on-pedestrian accident at Murray and West Side Highway

May 13, 2019- As BPTV has pointed out many times, the West Side Highway is a death trap to

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World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme

May 30, 2019- The Post reports, “A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play”

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Essay: Huge regions of the country no longer have local news thanks to Google

October 15, 2018- by Steven E. Greer As a direct result of the monopoly over advertising that Google has created, few businesses place ads

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Huge concert venue planned for Thames and Greenwich

May 25, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports, “Live Nation and Legends Hospitality (Yankee Stadium,

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Hudson Yards was modeled after BPC

April 5, 2019- This NYT article explains how Hudson yards is a city within a city and

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Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update April 3, 2018- Mario is officially divesting his assets in his restaurants. This might

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Another helicopter crashes in the Hudson

May 15, 2019-

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