Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

Japanese chef Isao Yamada shows the complex process of making lobster soup

February 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Back in 2011, When David Bouley first opened his latest Japanese restaurant called Brushstroke, in the same location

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July 4th historical stuff to do during the day

June 29, 2016- Most people have no idea how much Lower Manhattan played a role in the American

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Floating ferryboat billboards outlawed

July 1, 2019- The state legislature passed

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The mysterious aura of nuclear power plants (and review of the 2017 Twin Peaks at the same time)

June 23, 2019- by Steven E. Greer Yesterday evening before sunset, I was driving East to Jensen Beach to go to a New Orleans bar and restaurant.

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BPTV Critter Cam 6-28-2019

June 28, 2019- I just had a very funny thought. Watch this raccoon, above, feel around in the dark for

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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 conducts entire March board meeting behind closed doors for second month in a row

March 9, 2019- by Steven E. Greer This new BPCA administration under Tsunis is conducting board meetings in what seems to be an illegal manner. They are going immediately into

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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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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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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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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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Images from the Swedish Midsummer Festival 2016

June 24, 2016

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Review: Crawdaddy’s in Jensen Beach

June 23, 2019- by Steven E. Greer I drove east to the Atlantic Ocean last night to try out Crawdaddy’s N’awlin’s Café and Raw Bar on Jensen Beach. It was a fun

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BPCA composting program uses misguided “science” to support efforts

June 21, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The Broadsheet advertising flier, which is funded by government agencies, such as the BPCA, and

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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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PEP contract not renewed. Tomorrow is their last day.

Update January 30, 2016- The BPCA did not renew the contract, which expires on January 31st.

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BPC couple have dog stolen by dog walker

June 16, 2019-

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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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Ever wonder how atrocious performances by Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence, or Meryl Streep won Oscars?

Update January 24, 2019- Anne Hathaway has destroyed another A-list Big-Budget film.

Posted in - Read Between the Lines, Film Theater and TV, Gripes, Op-Ed, Performing arts, Political Essays, Propaganda, Hollywood, and News Essays, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

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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