Author Archives: Editor

Storm of the century or news hype?

January 26, 2015- Will this “Storm of the century” be a dud or will it be the real deal?

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Ignore the news. Watch the NASA satellite for the best storm status updates.

January 26, 2015- For the best estimates of any storm track, ignore the news and watch

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Sheldon Silver steps down

January 25, 2015- The NY Times reports that Sheldon Silver has

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Review: Bâtard (I finally ate there as a regular guest)

January 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Tonight, by a strange twist of fate, I finally did it. I ate at the now-world-famous Bâtard in Tribeca.

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Op-Ed: Three vacant BPCA board seats must be filled by actual BPC residents immediately

January 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The MarinaGate saga that ended yesterday in the eviction of Mike Fortnebaugh, 20-year operator of

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Politics | 1 Comment

Review: Tao Downtown

January 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was Uptown and decided to detour on the way home to 9th Avenue and stopped by Buddakan. They were closing

Posted in Bar, Lounge, Chinese, Nightlife, Reviews | 1 Comment

The Netflix Late Reviewer: BBC’s TV series “Sherlock”

January 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The BBC has been creating some hits over the last few years and TV viewers clamor to high-quality

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The fallout begins: NY Post ties top NY judges to alleged Sheldon Silver asbestos crimes

January 25, 2015- The civil courts across the country are now the only honest source of check and balance

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The Inatteso artichoke and sausage square pizza

January 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Wow! I created a winning combination. You gotta try the Inatteso square pizza,

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BPCA Chairman Mehiel has paid all of the relevant elected officials

January 24, 2015- Did you ever wonder why the local elected officials did not do more to save Mike Fortenbaugh’s

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA | 1 Comment

Scenes from the BPCA board meeting deciding the fate of the marina

January 22, 2015- Scenes from the BPCA board meeting today:

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CB1’s Tammy Meltzer praises Sheldon Silver after his arrest

January 25, 2014- Downtown Express reports, “Tammy Meltzer, a Community Board 1 member, said

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - State Government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Lawyers | Leave a comment

A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, TriBeCa, Wall Street, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

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

Interview with the CEO of Shinola

Posted in BIkes, Featured Residents, Jewelry, TriBeCa, Videos, Wall Street | 1 Comment

Shari Hyman of the BPCA wants to destroy the West Thames grass field

January 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer As a result of the inadequate agronomy skills possessed by BPC Parks Conservancy leader Tessa Huxley and her

Posted in - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Dog feces and urine on sidewalks, Gardening, Gripes, Parks | 1 Comment

Exclusive: BPCA did not get permission to design Pier-A in current form

January 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the botched “Visitor Center” that is now a stalled project inside of Pier-A. Funded

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Tip of the Week: Vaccinations that all adults should have

William Schaffner, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro tries again to draft year-end “accomplishments” and fails

January 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD When I started writing “Accomplishments of BatteryPark.TV” several years ago, which embarrassed the CB1,

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You have probably been to one of the Farkas IGY marinas

January 24, 2015- I was not interested in the actual marina aspect of MarinaGate. My main interest

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Sailing/Yachting | Leave a comment