Category Archives: Volunteering

The MusiCorps benefit concert 2015

October 16, 2015

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A Tour of the Battery Conservancy

June 21, 2011- Battery Conservancy

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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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Boat rides for kids from North Cove Marina

Project City Kids offers free boat rides from North Cove Marina out to Governor’s Island and the Statue of Liberty, free for kids, $10 for adults.

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The Urban Farm

Warrie Price, President and Founder of the Battery Conservancy, gives Liz Conner a tour of the new Urban Farm growing vegetables

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No doubt about it. That’s a farmer’s market.

August 4, 2011 By Steven Greer, MD In what could be the freshest vegetables and fruits in all of Manhattan, and the most verifiably organic farmer’s

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Go Fish

Liz Conner interviews the founders of the Go Fish program along the esplanade discuss how the program raises

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A tour of the NYC Rescue Mission for the homeless

With the closure of the John Hughes shelter, the nearest homeless shelter to Battery Park City is now in Tribeca. Joe Little of the New York City Rescue Mission gives a tour of the city’s oldest homeless shelter. With the … Continue reading

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Should the HRPT be patting themselves on the back?

September 21, 2013- Opinion By Steven E. Greer, MD The Friends of Hudson River Park” is throwing a “Robin Hood” style gala on October 3rd at Pier 57.

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Celebrities at the Cantor Fitzgerald 9/11 fundraiser

September 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The trading firm Cantor Fitzgerald was headquartered at

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Taste of BPC mysteriously divides the community in half

Update April 11, 2017- The Taste of Battery Park City is coming back on April 23rd. However, it still only benefits North BPC and PS 89,

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A model for working with the City DOT on city planning

June 26, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD What became a true model for how the community can interact with the City Department of Transportation

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The Great Thanksgiving Banquet by NYC Rescue Mission

James VarnHagen of the New York City Rescue Mission discusses their annual Great Thanksgiving banquet they host in their Tribeca homeless shelter. Prominent figures such as Police Chief Kelly turn out to help serve the needy. With the bad economy … Continue reading

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Meet the new boss: Interview with The Who’s Roger Daltrey

In full screen 1080i HD More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage and young adult years. Now, with the other member of the legendary rock band … Continue reading

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Our little contribution to Teen Cancer America

August 22, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I traveled to New York this weekend to deliver some framed prints of photos that I took back in March of

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Will AlliedBarton and the new park staff keep the ducklings alive?

Update May 19, 2016- As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, below, the new parks staff are taking responsibility for the ducklings, it appears.

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Durst accused of canceling 9/11 charity stair-climb at One World Trade Center over greed

Update March 8, 2016- A few hours after the story, below, was posted, Durst reversed and allowed the stair climb.

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Homeless camp in Goldman Alley

November 7, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Of all the ironies, I spotted this small homeless camp within feet from the entrance to Goldman

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Tunnel to Towers 2015 much more sober and respectful

September 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer

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BPC resident raises $40 Million for environmental cause

July 23, 2015- The Post reports, “Elton John and John Legend were surprise performers at

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