Exclusive: BPCA plans to cut park spending, eliminate conservancy

BPCA serpico mehielJuly 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

This week, the BPCA made yet another controversial move and fired long-time director of the Continue reading

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A tour of the fromagerie at Le District

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A very good movie for you to watch tonight: Stop Making Sense

stop making sense talking heads suitAugust 1, 2015- The Brookfield people are showing a free movie at the Winter Garden tonight. Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: How to turn your apartment into a photo gallery

Picture frames 3 in cornerJuly 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

If you own even a small point-and-shoot camera, these days the resolution is pretty impressive Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Special computer screen RX glasses

March 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

We recently posted a tip about how to order special prescription glasses to help people with presbyopia see their computer screens. This author just received his own glasses, and they are fantastic. They arrived ten days after ordering. Continue reading

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Medical Tip: How to get special glasses for computer screen distances, for cheap

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Update March 24, 2014- My $35 (plus shipping) prescription glasses arrived. I used the tip below to order them. I can finally see the keyboard and computer screen!

March 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

With remarkable regularity across all populations, the inner lens of the eye loses flexibility after age 45 and people begin to have trouble reading up close (presbyopia). So, to compensate, people push the book or computer screen away. Then, as the eyes worsen, people start to have trouble reading computer screens even when they are three feet away.

The solution Continue reading

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Uber has not yet begun to “disrupt”

Clinton and de BlasioUpdate July 23, 2015- I told you so. In my essay yesterday on Uber, below, I was the only one Continue reading

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Images from July 4th, 2015

Immigrant with American flag July 4 2015July 4, 2015 Continue reading

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Custom-tailored French-made shirts at ManuelRacim in Tribeca

Manuel Racim lady with shirtsMay 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

I ordered two custom-tailored French-made shirts at ManuelRacim (MR) in Tribeca. They arrived Continue reading

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Review: Chef James Tracey cheeseburgers

El Vez cheeseburger 6-22-2015June 20, 2015- by Steven E. Greer

Given the fact that three of the best cheeseburgers I have tried over the last 12-months Continue reading

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BPCA lawyers thumb their noses at First Amendment and NY Open Meeting Law

July 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

On July 29, 2015, at 12:00 PM, the BPCA convened a board meeting. By NY Open Meeting Law, Continue reading

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Photos 7-25-2015

WTC Tower 4July 25, 2015 Continue reading

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Photos 7-23-2015

red weed plantJuly 23, 2015 Continue reading

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Exclusive: Jeff Galloway led away in handcuffs to prison

Jeff Galloway handcuffed after sentencingJuly 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

BP.TV attended the sentencing hearing of convicted felon, former lawyer, and BPC resident Continue reading

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Why are Google, Facebook, and Twitter allowed to promote ISIS?

Dorsey Page CEOsJuly 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

Once again, another “lone wolf” radical Islam terrorist has massacred innocent American civilians Continue reading

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Cheap oil threatens Brookfield Property Partners

Brookfield leaders Clark and FriedrichUpdate July 31, 2015- The low oil is impacting the cities where the oil companies preside, Continue reading

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Whole Foods revenue drops after overcharging scandal

Whole-Foods-zuchiniJuly 30, 2015- The WSJ reports, “Whole Foods Market Inc. said sales growth slowed sharply Continue reading

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Teacher at private Lehman prep arrested for having sex with 16-yo student

Leman Prep perv teacherJuly 30, 2015- Daily News reports, “David Azurmendi, who had been working at the exclusive Continue reading

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BPCA ousts Tessa Huxley and makes no mention of it during board meeting

BPCA serpico mehielJuly 30, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

As we reported yesterday, BatteryPark.TV was singled out by the BPCA, not allowed into the Continue reading

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West Thames grass field neglected again

West Thames grass field before and afterMay 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer

Once again, the geniuses who work in the parks department of the BPCA managed by Tessa Huxley Continue reading

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