Category Archives: – Real estate

Read Between the Lines: 8-31-2019

Trump tweets

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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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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Update December 1, 2015- The BPCA today announced that the Rector Street Bridge will indeed

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Renting is better than buying if you plan to live in New York for fewer than five years

February 15, 2016- A report lays out the scenarios for when it makes financial sense to purchase

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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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Disney HQ to relocate to old location of City Winery

August 7, 2019- Tribeca Citizen reports, “Plans were filed with DOB this week for Disney’s building to

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Interview with Ed Hogan of Brookfield Properties about retail leasing strategies

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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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BPC curmudgeon afraid of change wants the hideous Rector Street bridge to stay up

August 8, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The Rector Street bridge was always built as a temporary remedy after the 9/11 attacks. It was hideous

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

Update April 28, 2019- Cuomo is trying to get the stalled Greek Orthodox church at ground Zero to resume construction.

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Hudson Yards was modeled after BPC

April 5, 2019- This NYT article explains how Hudson yards is a city within a city and

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Golf diplomacy

June 30, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD President Trump might very well end the 70-year Korean war. Today, he became the first POTUS to

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Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

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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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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 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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The world is a slave to debt

Update May 31, 2019- Some Americans are fleeing the country to get rid of their debt burdens.

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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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