Category Archives: Accomplishments

Images of a closed down PEP office

Tweet February 2, 2016- Not only are the PEP gone, but this entire space is being closed down. the BPCA Tweet

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Angry pitchfork mob demands the ouster of BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel

Tweet December 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA hosted a rare Town Hall meeting tonight, and surprisingly, all of the top executives Tweet

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City EDC strikes deal to cut noisy helicopter flights in half

Tweet   Update January 31, 2016- The city and its EDC have agreed to cut the number of noisy tourist Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Helicopter noise, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Op-Ed, Seaport, The Battery | 3 Comments

BatteryPark.TV helps create 1,180 new rent-stabilized apartments

Tweet December 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first news source Downtown to report on how many of the so-called Tweet

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R.I.P. Playboy Mansion

Tweet January 12, 2016- The Playboy Mansion is being sold. I have some fond memories of that place Tweet

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Downtown finally gets a new school to address overcrowding

Tweet Update January 27, 2016- The Post reports that a 500-foot pencil-tower will be slapped Tweet

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Told you so. It was not a blizzard according to the NYT

Tweet January 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am such a genius contrarian. All of you thought that I had lost my marbles when I was proclaiming Tweet

Posted in - Downtown oversight, -- In the News, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, City Hall & Civic Center, Film Theater and TV, Financial District, Governors Island, Gripes, Hudson River Park Trust, Lower East Side, Op-Ed, Seaport, SoHo, The Battery, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | 6 Comments

Gristedes makes moves to close the south store

Tweet December 13, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The atrocious Gristedes on West Thames, which we previously reported might be closed down Tweet

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More freakish

Tweet Update September 13, 2015 Tweet

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The first ever French-American apple pie

Tweet November 26, 2015- by Chef Steven E. Greer I had the idea quite some time ago, after enjoying a chocolate croissant at Le District, to make Tweet

Posted in - Brookfield Place, Accomplishments, American, Bakery, Battery Park City and BPCA, Cooking tips, French | 1 Comment

New Honey Locusts going in on Vesey

Tweet November 14, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The new trees are in the ground on Vesey and North End Avenue to replace the ones that died. Tweet

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Update: Our $5 Million dog run inflates the cost of other ones

Tweet Update October 7, 2015- A local dog run that cost $1 Million is making news because the residents in Tweet

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Tunnel to Towers 2015 much more sober and respectful

Tweet September 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Tweet

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New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

Tweet July 23, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the July 29th edition of New Yorker Magazine, journalist Nick Paumgarten covered our Tweet

Posted in -- In the News, Accomplishments, Featured Residents, Gripes, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Sailing/Yachting | 5 Comments

Senator Schumer takes action on behalf of BatteryPark.TV

Tweet May 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last February, when I became appalled to see the mail to my building left unattended overnight Tweet

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Why did Bill Thompson abruptly leave BPCA?

Tweet May 16, 2012 The New York World has an exposé on Bill Thompson, our most recent Chairman of the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA), that could explain why he suddenly stepped down. It seems that he was cutting lucrative deals … Continue reading

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Lawyers | 7 Comments

Exclusive: BPCA’s Anne Fenton and Matt Monahan gone

Tweet November 20, 2013- 3:30 PM (20,000 people have read this, as of December 4, 2013) Sources tell BatteryPark.TV that the BPCA’s Matthew Monahan and Anne Fenton are no longer employed. We are awaiting details. The source also stated that … Continue reading

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - State Government, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA | 5 Comments

The best month ever

Tweet February 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer January could have been the best month that I have had in a long time. It began with my college team, Tweet

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We grew 60% in 2014

Tweet December 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I started BatteryPark.TV in 2009, because I had the technical capability to do so, having run another digital media company, Tweet

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BatteryPark.TV accomplishments for 2014

Tweet 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. Tweet

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