Category Archives: Financial District

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 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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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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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016

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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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Arthur Piccolo makes the NY Post

April 25, 2019- Arthur Piccolo,

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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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How to solve the death trap at Liberty and West Side Highway

September 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported how BPCA board member Martha Gallo essentially staged a press conference during the last meeting

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Smorgasburg coming to Oculus

March 29, 2019- The innovative Brooklyn food court called Smorgasburg is coming to the WTC Oculus.

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Interview with Pace University leaders

February 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Dean of Pace University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Nira Herrmann, and her Chair of Performing Arts, Jorge Cacheiro, about their college, and the newly constructed classroom building on … Continue reading

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Review: Nobu Downtown

Update April 28, 2018- I feasted again at Nobu. This time, I ate downstairs with the grownups.

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Review update: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

Update December 4, 2018- Eater reports, “Restaurateur Keith McNally’s FiDi jewel Augustine

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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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Interview with Ed Hogan of Brookfield Properties about retail leasing strategies

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Dead man found in The Battery

July 27, 2018- by Steven Greer According to NYPD sources, a 62-year-old man named Robert Kennedy was found dead in a garden area

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Man who raped 6-year-old girl arrested for selling bogus Statue of Liberty tickets in the Battery

July 29, 2019- The Daily News reports, “A convicted child rapist was arrested for illegally hawking Statue

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My city in ruins

March 19, 2017- by Steven Greer I recently read Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography and became a fan. One of his best albums is

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Statue of Liberty Cons Pack Downtown Alliance Buses with Duped Tourists

July 25, 2018- At the July 24th BPCA board meeting, resident Maryanne Braverman spoke about

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