Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

LeFrak creates cable TV and Internet monopoly at Gateway Plaza

Junes 1, 2015- A viewer sent us a letter they dug up while investigating LeFrak. It seems that

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A room with a view (LeFrak installs new windows)

December 13, 2016- LeFrak is finally installing new windows.

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Glenn Plaskin sued for intimidating plaintiffs in class action filed against LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza

September 27, 2016- A class action was filed against Gateway plaza for breaching the warrant of habitability.

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BPCA intentionally allowed Pier A to flood, collects FEMA money

Update: February 21, 2019- The Feds busted the city for bilking FEMA after Hurricane Sandy, just like the BPCA did,

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NY Post covers BatteryPark.TV story about the FEMA investigation into BPCA

November 10, 2013- The NY Post picked up our story about the odd decision by the BPCA to remove sandbags and intentionally allow pier A to flood

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Exclusive: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ignored complaints about a sexual predator on par with Harvey Weinstein

Update May 8, 2018- Now, Gillibrand friend Eric Schneiderman has abruptly resigned from his New York

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Another bad Asian restaurant coming to BPC

February 15, 2019- The Asian restaurants by South Cove have changed hands so many times that BPTV has lost track.

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Essay: Just do it. Cut your cord.

Update January 15, 2019- I finally cut my cable TV cord. Well, sort of. I still pay $50 a month to

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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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Tammy Meltzer prevents Japanese business from opening in BPC

Update February 15, 2019- Our reporting must have put the pressure on.

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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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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $12.50 a month

(8,000 real BPC residents have read this story as of December 13, 2018. We inform.) Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

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Op-Ed demanding that bad drivers killing people be charged with manslaughter

January 27, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The streets

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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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BPCA wastes close to $1 Million defending against BPTV

August 15, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers recall, BPTV sued the BPCA in August of 2015 for violating our First Amendment rights

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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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BPCA long-time CFO, Robert Serpico, leaving

Update December 7, 2016- Today was BPCA CFO Robert Serpico’s last public board meeting.

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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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BPCA secretly replaces General Counsel Alix Pustilnik

April 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer During the April 10th BPCA board meet, General Counsel Alix Pustilnik was not present. This is

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Exclusive: Former BPCA chief legal counsel Seema Singh placed in MTA job

April 14, 2017- BP.TV previously reported on an investigation by the New York Appellate Division disciplinary committee on then chief counsel of the BPCA Seema Singh. It stemmed

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