Monthly Archives: December 2011

Our Viewership Stats, as of year end 2011

December 29, 2011 The domain of BatteryPark.TV has received approximately 100,000 views since we started counting this year. Of the actual videos, more than 175,000 people have viewed them. (A video of a previous 9/11 police bagpipe parade has more … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week

December 28, 2011 No filters or Photoshop were used. (Click image to enlarge)

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Polluting ferry boats to get new, less polluting, less noisy, engines

November 2, 2011 By Steven Greer, MD The much anticipated BPC CB1 meeting to discuss the ongoing problem of noise and air pollution from the New York Waterway ferry boats yielded significant results for the first time in recent memory. … Continue reading

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Sidewalk scaffolding properly handled by Milford Management

December 27, 2011 By Liz Conner BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the scourge of the proliferation of unsightly sidewalk scaffolding popping up everywhere, and how long they stay in place. The building owners seem to have financial incentives for keeping the … Continue reading

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The Christmas Tree Lighting in Battery Park City of 2011

December 8, 2011 By Steven Greer, MD (In full screen 1080iHD) Toy donations can be made by contacting Stockings with Care or caroline@stockingswithcare.org  

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Battery Park Dental Center

Post your opinions and experiences with this business in the comments section 250 S End Ave # 1 New York (212) 945-0600

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Glenn J. Chiarello, DDS

(Post your opinions or experiences on this dentist in the comments section at the bottom)   ADVANCED DENTAL SOLUTIONS, PLLC Glenn J. Chiarello, DDS 375 South End Ave., Ground Fl. New York, NY 10280 P: (212) 321-1800 F: (212) 432 … Continue reading

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Battery Park Pediatrics

Post your opinions and experiences with this business in the comments section (This shop is not rated) 400 Chambers Street, New York, NY, 10282 Send all inquires to info@batteryparkpediatrics.com or call us (212) 766-0005

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CB1 says “Close Indian Point”: Steven Greer, MD interviews Julie Menin

Update: June 28, 2011 The New York Times is reporting that Governor Cuomo plans to close Indian Point nuclear power plant. The two nuclear pants in jeopardy on the flooding Missouri river likely played a role in the timing. March … Continue reading

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Baluchi’s (Indian)

(Please post your comments and opinions below) 275 Greenwich Street New York (212) 571-5343

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BPCA holds surprise meeting without public notice, minimizing attendance

December 20, 2011 The BPCA, run by Chairman Bill Thompson and CEO Gayle Horwitz, recently cancelled a scheduled board meeting in the wake of numerous controversies surrounding Pier A and Asphalt Green sports center construction delays, and the controversial mass … Continue reading

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Caravelli’s Pizzeria in WFC

December 28, 2011 Since our initial review, Caravelli’s has added a lunch special. Every Monday and Wednesday they offer two slices, with toppings and soda, for $7.50.  There are non-pizza specials the other days of the week. August 12, 2011 … Continue reading

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The banks are insolvent folks

Michael Platt manages $30 Billion in Geneva, and says it the way it is. The banks are insolvent.  Watch

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The Lowdown Hudson Blues jazz concert

July 30, 2011 (Filmed on handheld cell phone)

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Why Facebook does not want to reveal its books in an IPO

Update: December 13, 2011 As we first reported a year ago, the U.S. usage rates of Facebook is way down, per the New York Times article. This is very bad for the hyped valuation and why they shunned the openness … Continue reading

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The crazy nastyass honey badger

27 Million views and counting http://youtu.be/4r7wHMg5Yjg

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The parade of Santas

December 11, 2011 Local resident Fran Miller sent these to us (Click images to enlarge)  

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Oh the irony. Leticia Remauro denied access to BPCA offices

December 10, 2011 By Steven Greer The Tribeca Tribune has a story about the recent BPC CB1 meeting whereby Leticia Remauro, former BPCA employee, met face to face with current BPCA administration (but not with CEO Gayle Horwitz, see our … Continue reading

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Too many Fuddy-duddies stifle entertainment Downtown

December 9, 2011 The Financial District, Tribeca, and Battery Park City have few places for the citizens to enjoy good music, drinks, and New York class society. The main problem is that the local press consists of Fuddy-duddy people who … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree lot at 3 Place

November 27, 2011 There is a nice Christmas tree lot outside of Battery Place Market on 3 Place and Battery Place Street. They call it “BP Trees” and it is managed by Heather. They will do custom work for you, … Continue reading

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