Author Archives: Editor

CB1 feels the heat, backpedals on Swiss Neutrality stance toward marina RFP, passes new resolution

December 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the huge turnout for the SaveNorthCove rally and subsequent New York Times article, and BatteryPark.TV

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Exclusive: BPCA is a hostile work environment for black females

December 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”

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BatteryPark.TV accomplishments for 2014

December 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.

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How you can help save North Cove Marina

Click here to join SaveNorthCove and also contact your local officials.

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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,

Posted in - State Government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Sailing/Yachting | 1 Comment

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,

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Gift idea: American express gift cards

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

December 14, 2014- The “Best Meal of the Year” award goes to

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

December 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,

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Film Theater and TV, Groceries, Italian | 1 Comment

Will Fashion Week head Downtown?

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

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It’s best to cook a still-frozen steak

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Howard Hughes corp., getting desperate, accosts Whole Foods shoppers

December 18, 2014- A local blog reported that petitioners hired by Howard Hughes corp. were aggressively asking shoppers

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

December 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.

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Plans for the old Syms store on Greenwich Street in FiDi

  December 17, 2014- The not-so-reliable rumor mongers at The Post claim that the Syms store is being shopped around to become yet

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TriBeCa’s Kitchen? I don’t think so.

December 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I walked all the way to 200 Church Street to

Posted in American, Diner, Reviews, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

Legislation Introduced to Ban Drones From New York City Skies

December 18, 2014- The WSJ reports, “Drones could be banned from the New York City skies under legislation introduced

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

(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.

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Review: Inatteso pizza is the best in the hood

December 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

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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

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