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Photos 7-22-2017

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4-way stop signs installed on West Thames

July 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After two-years of community effort, getting

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Fireworks 7-22-2014

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Review: Racines NY, the French are winning me over

Update July 22, 2014- The NYT review came out and they got 2-stars from Pete Wells, with this nice comment, “Some New Yorkers will keep

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The new Laughing Man doing well

July 22, 2014- Laughing Man coffee relocated to a larger spot, and is doing much better now. They are located in the NYMEX building by

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Review: Little Muenster

July 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was bored and decided

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Outrageous: Brookfield shuts off only detour at ground level to spite P.J. Clarke’s

July 22, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer The Canadian real estate bullies who run Brookfield Properties, who have been allowed to get away with anything, no matter how great

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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Helicopter noise, Hudson River Park Trust, Music Bands, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Performing arts, Restaurants, Schools, Seafood, Seaport, SoHo | 1 Comment

Complaints about dogs in dog-free grass parks

Update July 22, 2014- This was spotted today. She is likely from FiDi using the lawn as her personal dog sewer.

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North End Grill finally gets a real patio

July 19, 2014- Finally,

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Sheldon Silver spends $7.5 Million on legal defense fees, and takes it from campaign funds

July 22, 2014- The Daily News reports, “Scandal-scarred

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45 years ago, a humble man from Ohio landed on the moon

July 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Forty-five-years ago tomorrow (July 20th, 1969), Neil Armstrong became the first human to step onto the moon, with his poignant and profound proclamation,

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You gotta “pay to play” to get NY State construction contracts

July 21, 2014- The NY Post reports that several construction contractors awarded state jobs then turned around and promptly donated cash to the Cuomo-2014 campaign.

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Celebrities and athletes spotted in the hood

July 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Yesterday evening, I was riding a bike southbound on the HRP path, and skateboarding northbound towards me was a man in shorts, green T-shirt,

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Chambers Street by City Hall shaping up

July 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BP.TV first reported that Chambers Street was becoming gentrified, and that top-notch restaurants were key.

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Rooftop gardens of BPC

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4 WTC gets first private sector tenant

July 21, 2014- Crain’s reports that MediaMath has signed on to rent from 4 WTC, but the rent is free, essentially.  The article states,

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Tour of the new Stuyvesant Community Center

June 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The new and improved Stuyvesant Community Center (SCC) opened its doors to the community today. For selfish reasons, I should not post this article, to keep a good thing to ourselves, but … Continue reading

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The second meeting of “Friends of BPC” block association

July 18, 2014- The second meeting took place today. We plan to meet again on or before the CB1 meeting on July 29th.

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NY Waterway is the root of the ferry boat horn noise

Update July 20, 2014- We filmed these today. The yellow boat, operated by New Jersey’s Liberty Landing, did not honk at all. The NY Waterway boat made a bare minimum quick toot. May 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

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