Monthly Archives: September 2011

Talking Points for Wall Street protestors

Update: October 6, 2011 It is becoming more apparent that the intentions of the protestors are not “noble” as we first wrote. The majority of the mob are run-of-the-mill anarchists who flock to any situation around the world allowing them … Continue reading

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Community Board 1 discusses NY Waterway ferry boat pollution and the grass field

September 27, 2011 By Steven Greer, MD The monthly joint meeting of all of the divisions of Community Board 1 met tonight. NY State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver made an appearance to invite people to join him in a tour … Continue reading

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The people have spoken: No organized sports on the grass field

Update September 28, 2011 By Steven Greer, MD The Parks Conservancy is now aerating the field and placing barrier fences to rest trampled areas of the lawn.   Update: September 16, 2011 Since our notes from September 14, a coach … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week

September 11, 2011 (click to enlarge image) Photos by Steven Greer

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The Wall Street layoffs of 2011’s double dip have begun

June 11, 2011 As an ominous indicator solidifying the speculation of late that the economy has entered into a double-dip depression, major Wall Street broker dealer banks have begun layoffs. Barclays, Credit Suisse, and the smaller Leerink Swan initiated a … Continue reading

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Master of the “Shitty deal” gets promoted to CEO of Bank of America?

September 7, 2011 By Steven Greer The Bank of America’s CEO Brian Moynihan made some managerial changes today. He promoted two executives, Tom Montag (head of institutional banking or “Wall Street” banking) and David Darnell (to be head of consumer … Continue reading

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Bizarre Merrill Lynch commercial

Update: September 7, 2011 With Bank of America barely staying in business, management made some changes. Sally Krawcheck was fired. February 3, 2011 We found this YouTube of an online video advertisement for Merrill Lynch wealth management to be bizarre. … Continue reading

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HBO films at nearby Duane Park

September 6, 2011 HBO filmed a promotion for the new season of Boardwalk Empire at nearby Tribeca’s Duane Park cabaret.

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No sex in the Champagne room: Pussycat Lounge and sex shops by Ground Zero closed

September 3, 2011 Very quietly and without fanfare or much press coverage, the controversial “strip club” within site of Ground Zero was shut down months ago. The Pussycat Lounge and neighboring sex shop, establishments in the area for more than … Continue reading

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Photos of the week

September 2, 2011 Wagner Park A flower hovering in air over a bench, or is it (Click images to expand)

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The next Hannah Montana: Lucy Jacobson

September 2, 2011 We spotted the next Hannah Motnana right here in BPC. She is Lucy Jacobson and is represented by her mother/agent Kathleen Mclaughlin.

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Exclusive look at the 2014 iPad

August 25, 2011 With the departure of Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple, many are wondering whether the company will falter in the absence of his leadership and vision. We have exclusive access to photos of the 2014 iPad being … Continue reading

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