Category Archives: Seaport

Bill Ackman can’t even do dumb real estate: Howard Hughes to sell Seaport

(Far right, Ackman, with other egomania hedge funders who can’t pick stocks) July 5, 2019- Bill Ackman

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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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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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Review: El Luchador in the Seaport is muy bueno

September 7, 2015- by Steven E. Greer With the bike path through The Battery now open finally, I Citi-Biked over to the Seaport. At the corner of John and South Streets

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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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Communist Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to double the ferry boat noise for BPC

Update August 11, 2019- CB1 rejects plans for more ferry boats

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Floating ferryboat billboards outlawed

July 1, 2019- The state legislature passed

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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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Arthur Piccolo makes the NY Post

April 25, 2019- Arthur Piccolo,

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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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Dead baby found floating in East River by Seaport

August 5, 2018- The Post reports, “A baby boy was found floating in the water off South Street

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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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Statement from StopTheChop on East River helicopter crash

New York, March 12, 2018 — Press release

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Review: Fuku and Milk on Wall Street

Update January 23, 2018- The Hudson Eats Fuku in the location of the old Little Muenster

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The new Denny’s by City Hall gets shut down by the health department

Update November 30, 2017- The health department closed down Denny’s. That is hard to accomplish,

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Margaret Chin accused of betraying community in favor of Howard Hughes real estate

July 14, 2014- The Amsterdam Market at the Seaport is over, and the founder blames City Councilwoman Margaret Chin. In a blast email, Robert LaValva wrote,

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Ferry company that recently won contract from Mayor de Blasio part of organized crime network in The Battery

Update November 29, 2017- Remember that scandalous contract to give an out-of-state ferry boat company, Hornblower, Inc., the lucrative contract to expand service to Brooklyn

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Second Review: Fowler & Wells (now Temple Court) in the Beekman Hotel

Update August 22, 2017- NYT reviewer Pete Wells commented that Fowler & Wells was named after a racist phrenologist. Well, after the rise of white supremacist last week, Tom Colicchio,

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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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This is what the Lower Manhattan skyline will look like soon

June 616, 2016- All of those pencil-tower properties under construction now will be transforming the

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