Category Archives: Governors Island

Violent felons selling fake Statue of Liberty tickets finally ousted from the Battery?

August 21, 2019- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has been the only source to state bluntly that the con artists in The Battery selling bogus

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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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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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Another helicopter crashes in the Hudson

May 15, 2019-

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Federal judge to personally scale the Statue of Liberty before sentencing woman arrested for doing the same

February 23, 2019- Who says federal judges are above politics and pandering to the press?

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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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Exclusive: Tourist helicopter that crashed and killed five was performing unsafe stunts

March 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Immediately after the helicopter crash in the East River on Sunday that killed all five Texas tourists

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Update on NYPD efforts to stop the violent felons ripping off tourists in The Battery

February 24, 2018- The problem of violent career criminals being used to sell bogus boat tour tickets

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Yachts are soooo stupid

August 2, 2017- The dirty secret about luxury yachts is that no one can afford to operate them. Even

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Russian yacht moors by Statue of Liberty again

June 16, 2017- The Post reports that the Russian oligarch is back, “It’s not obstruction of justice

Posted in - Federal government, - Read Between the Lines, Battery Park City and BPCA, Governors Island, Lawyers, Sailing/Yachting | 1 Comment

Told you so. It was not a blizzard according to the NYT

January 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am such a genius contrarian. All of you thought that I had lost my marbles when I was proclaiming

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Governors Island to be developed into a tech innovation hub

February 5, 2016- Don’t hold your breath, but Mayor de Blasio has a pie-in-the-sky idea to develop Governors Island. Gotham reports, “Governors Island will be the site of a sweeping economic

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Governors Island now has Citi Bikes

August 5, 2015- We reviewed last year the Governors Island experience and described it as miserable.

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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

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Governors Island loud rave music is back

May 16, 2015- The Governors Island concert venue kicked off its season tonight to non-stop

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Ballfields for use on Governors Island

February 26, 2014- At the CB1 monthly meeting, it was announced that the new ballfields on Governors Island are available for use. Apply for permits here. You will need to take the ferry. Also, the nearby Staten Island Ferry, which … Continue reading

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