Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

Those floating ferryboat billboards

January 8, 2019- Those floating

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Will Sheldon Silver ever see a day in prison?

Update October 5, 2018– Shelly dodged jail again. His appeal papers are due December 3rd.

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LiRo Group construction singled out by Comptroller Stringer

June 25, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Over the years. BPTV has reported on numerous cost overrun construction projects overseen

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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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Former head counsel for the BPCA, Alix Pustilnik, sues for wrongful termination

November 3, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Oh, the irony. Former General Counsel for the BPCA, Alix Pustilnik,

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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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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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This is why I moved out of New York

December 23, 2018- The Post reports, “New York City’s shrinking middle class is now in full retreat,

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More bad reporting by the Broadsheet

January 8, 2019- The CB1 schmucks are opposing the absurd idea by Governor Cuomo to place a memorial

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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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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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Justin Timberlake Takes Loss on Sale of SoHo Penthouse

January 4, 2019- Variety reports that Justin Timberlake sold his SoHo apartment at a loss from

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The Port Authority Will Salvage the Corruption-Plagued Greek Orthodox Church in Liberty Park

Update December 23, 2018- The Port Authority will salvage the corruption-plagued Greek

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And then there were none: BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel ousted

June 20, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD At the June 19th BPCA board meeting, Chairman and CEO Dennis Mehiel announced that he was leaving

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Essay: This real estate bubble feels worse than the one that burst in 2007

(Apartment at 200 Rector Place empty for 18-months as Milford Management tries to sell hundreds of new units) Update April 3, 2018- Bloomberg reports that the real estate market is stagnant and as bad as after the

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Holy Cow Bakery lives!

December 26, 2018- by Steven E. Greer As many of you know, I ventured into the baking business in 2012. I was in Manhattan and had a desire

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Brookfield Place anchor store Saks Fifth Avenue to close

December 18, 2018- As BPTV has predicted for years, Brookfield Place is failing miserably.

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Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo to have state liquor license revoked at La Marina

Far Right: Fernando Mateo, next to current board member Martha Gallo and ousted CFO Robert Serpico December 11, 2018- The Post reports that former BPCA board member under the Mehiel administration,

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This is why Del Frisco’s Grille is so bad

December 5, 2018- BPC has a Del Frisco’s Grill on Brookfield Place. You probably have never

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