Category Archives: The Battery

Dead man found in The Battery

July 27, 2018- by Steven Greer According to NYPD sources, a 62-year-old man named Robert Kennedy was found dead in a garden area

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Another dead body found floating in the Hudson River

September 8, 2018- The Post reports, “A man’s dead body was found in the Hudson River near Battery Park

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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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Downtown Connection Bus to skip stops along The Battery to dodge violent felons

August 9, 2018- From Downtown Alliance:

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Statue of Liberty Cons Pack Downtown Alliance Buses with Duped Tourists

July 25, 2018- At the July 24th BPCA board meeting, resident Maryanne Braverman spoke about

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Pier-A is now an overcrowded Jersey Shore drunk haven

April 29, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD BPTV predicted this. Years ago, when the crooked BPCA was passing resolutions, in secret, to allow

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Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update April 3, 2018- Mario is officially divesting his assets in his restaurants. This might

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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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Allied Barton seems to be copying the PEP no-show policies

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As you recall, I got the PEP removed from BPC by exposing that they were redistributing almost all of

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Was the Poulakakos Group ousted from the Maritime Building Hotel project?

March 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer A local advertising flier is reporting on the Maritime Hotel project and EDC documents that

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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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Gunmen steal $3,000 from SeaGlass Carousel in Battery Park

September 15, 2017- The Post reports on more crime at The Battery some swift NYPD work, “A disgruntled ex-employee of the SeaGlass

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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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NYT covers the violence in The Battery

May 29, 2017- The NYT published an extensive article on the criminals and companies that employ

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NYPD points finger at two boat tour companies for hiring the violent felons in The Battery

May 3, 2017- by Steven Greer In the wake of the serious shooting of an innocent bystander near The Battery, which was caused by a

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Convicted murderer hired by ferry boat company to sell bogus tickets arrested for shooting in The Battery

Update April 28, 2017- The NYPD caught the shooter. He is a convicted murderer and was one of the people

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Another tourist assaulted in The Battery by ticket sellers

October 31, 2016- It has happened again. Another tourist in The Battery was assaulted by career felons

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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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Anti-Trump protests today in Battery Park

January 29th, 2017- Some anti-Trump protestors are meeting now in the Battery, which they incorrectly

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So many closed retail storefronts that it looks like 2009 again

February 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was in SoHo again and noticed numerous closed retail storefronts in the heart of the fancy

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