Category Archives: — Neighborhoods

Large Ponte family project on Greenwich and Desbrosses files for bankruptcy

March 18, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports,

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Arthur Piccolo makes the NY Post

April 25, 2019- Arthur Piccolo,

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Essay: Robert De Niro is an idiot and they should stop calling it the “Tribeca” Film Festival

March 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Robert De Niro and his long-since-failed “Tribeca” Film Festival are making news for allowing a

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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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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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My $150,000 book

April 19, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD It is done. The actual printed brief and appendix has been created and filed at the Second Circuit.

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

Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

Posted in - Real estate, Asphalt Green, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Gyms and Pools, Schools, Sports and fitness, Tip of the Week, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

Is Catherine McVay Hughes competent to be on the BPCA board?

August 24, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Catherine McVay Hughes abruptly resigned as Chair of CB1 after Sheldon Silver was convicted of corruption.

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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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A-hole Charles Urstadt is at it again

Update April 5, 2019- The A-hole is at it again. He has a Crain’s Op-Ed about his idea to fill in

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Best Photos of 2014

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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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Leggings are obscene

Update March 27, 2019- A Notre Dame student’s mother wrote a letter about how leggings are obscene

Posted in Brookfield Place, Gripes, Humor and pranks, Op-Ed | 1 Comment

Exclusive: Some New York City Civil Court judges are so corrupt that they have thugs retaliate against whistle-blowers

December 6, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Nearly three-years ago, in January of 2015, BPTV reported on an egregious case of placard abuse.

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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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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

(5000 people have viewed this as of July, 2017) We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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Essay: Mayor de Blasio’s 2020 campaign slogan: “Do the crime and do no time.”

February 14, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The new TribecaCitizen is run by a lady who can actually write original stories. She has a good article summarizing

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Mayor de Blasio’s NYC: Violent crime now common in Tribeca

February 24, 2019- The lady who now runs the Tribeca Citizen reports that she was the victim of

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Essay: 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.

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