Will Fashion Week head Downtown?

December 18, 2014- The poorly managed obnoxious parade of narcissistic fashion industry snakes overplayed their Continue reading

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Smart choice: Single-serving size chips and salsa at El Vez

Single serving size chips El VezDecember 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

Quite often, I will not order something on a menu because I know it is too large for me to eat as a lone diner. Continue reading

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Exclusive: BPCA is a hostile work environment for black females

cropped-People-who-left-BPCA-thompson-anne-fenton-demitri-boutris-matt-monahan-gayle-horwitz-mateoDecember 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

BatteryPark.TV has exclusively learned that yet another black female has found the working environment of the BPCA to be so hostile that she has resigned. Angela Howard, the “Senior Project Manager” Continue reading

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BatteryPark.TV accomplishments for 2014

Safe crossings at Greer pedestrian plazaDecember 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

It has been a very active year for government oversight. The following list of stories highlights the accomplishments made by BatteryPark.TV in 2014. Continue reading

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Plans for the old Syms store on Greenwich Street in FiDi

 

67 Greenwich Street Syms Store plansDecember 17, 2014- The not-so-reliable rumor mongers at The Post claim that the Syms store is being shopped around to become yet Continue reading

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New York Times covers the North Cove Marina saga

December 15, 2014- The NYT covered the North Cove Marina saga. Most importantly, they got some quotes from Governor Cuomo’s office, Continue reading

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TriBeCa’s Kitchen? I don’t think so.

Tribecas KitchenDecember 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

I walked all the way to 200 Church Street to Continue reading

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How you can help save North Cove Marina

cropped-Sailing-June-26-panorama.jpgClick here to join SaveNorthCove and also contact your local officials.

Also, that same website will post today the actual RFP application that Mike Fortnebaugh filed with the BPCA.

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Legislation Introduced to Ban Drones From New York City Skies

Drone caught in SeattleDecember 18, 2014- The WSJ reports, “Drones could be banned from the New York City skies under legislation introduced Continue reading

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Gift idea: American express gift cards

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Exclusive: BPCA informs Mike Fortenbaugh that he has to evacuate the marina

WFC and marina 4-21-2013(5,000 people have read this story, as of December 13)

December 10, 2014 (3:42 PM)- By Steven E. Greer

As suspected, it seems that the marina operator RFP was awarded to some group other than the current operator, Mike Fortenbaugh. Continue reading

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The BatteryPark.TV 2014 Awards: Best Meal of the Year

Morimoto scallopsDecember 14, 2014- The “Best Meal of the Year” award goes to Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly’s flagrantly sexist comments about Senator Elizabeth Warren

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

As cable TV ratings fall across the board, and Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly ages and loses his foothold as the most watched show on Fox, Continue reading

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Review: Inatteso pizza is the best in the hood

Inatteso close lowDecember 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

The next stop for the BatteryPark.TV tour of Downtown pizza is Inatteso in South BPC. They have round and square pizzas. I ordered Continue reading

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Broadsheet botches story on newly hired PEP

December 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

BatteryPark.TV has been the only news source to accurately report on the fact that the city-controlled Park Enforcement Police (PEP) were not showing up to work in the Battery Park City Continue reading

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Exclusive: Female BPCA employee who complained of sexual harassment “quits”

Robert Serpico 8-20-2013September 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

In May of this year, a BPCA employee, Kirk Swanson, who oversaw the contracts and RFP process, was fired for allegedly not agreeing to Continue reading

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Sheldon Silver has made NY civil courts the worst in the country, Op-Ed claims

Sheldon Silver and me 2009December 17, 2014- The NY Daily News, in an Op-Ed, points out how State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who received at least $700,000 in salary a year from a large personal injury law firm, Continue reading

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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Head of NYC Consumer Affairs opposes Pier A

April 24, 2014- The newly appointed head of the city’s Consumer Affairs Department, Julie Menin, discusses her opposition to making Pier A a private restaurant. Continue reading

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Exclusive: Why did Brookfield and a Cuomo friend win the marina RFP? Follow the money.

CuomoDecember 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

Since Mike Fortenbaugh is being told to evacuate the marina in two weeks, and the BPCA dodged the controversial Continue reading

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