Category Archives: – Real estate

Another helicopter crashes in the Hudson

May 15, 2019-

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Amazon moves into Brookfield Place, signaling the end

Update May 8, 2019- It has opened.

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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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Smorgasburg coming to Oculus

March 29, 2019- The innovative Brooklyn food court called Smorgasburg is coming to the WTC Oculus.

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Large Ponte family project on Greenwich and Desbrosses files for bankruptcy

March 18, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports,

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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,

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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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Review: Amazon’s limited series: The Giant Beast That Is The Global Economy

February 26, 2019- by Steven E. Greer As I have mentioned before, the vast majority of original content coming from Amazon or Netflix is

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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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Essay: California idiosyncrasies

February 17, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I am wrapping up my trip to Monterey, California. Prior to this one, I was in Los Angeles and Santa

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Restaurants need to stop paying ransom to crooked gas, electric, fire, and plumbing inspectors

December 22, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I watched a Netflix show about the seven days of frantic preparation before the 3-Michelin-star

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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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Townhouse at 3 Hubert Street re-listed for $20 Million less than original offer

Update March 11, 2019- Five years later, it sold for 413.5 Million. He had asked $40 Million.

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BPCA goes entirely underground, illegally avoiding public scrutiny

February 12, 2019- The BPCA has board meeting this afternoon. However, the entire meeting will be

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Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo to have state liquor license revoked at his La Marina

Far Right: Fernando Mateo, next to current board member Martha Gallo and ousted CFO Robert Serpico Update February 26, 2019- La

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BPCA board meeting today

February 26, 2019-

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City Council introduces sweeping reforms to end placard abuse corruption

February 11, 2019- BPTV has extensively covered the problem of placard abuse corruption that is rampant in the city. We even busted a real city judge doing it. 

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How to fight billionaire LeFrak without a lawyer and win

Update February 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last year, BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported on the legal victories by one small pro se tenant

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Another class action lawsuit against LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The tenants-rights lawsuit In re Gateway Plaza Residents Litigation (New York County Supreme Court Index No. 651023/2014),

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