Category Archives: Accomplishments

New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

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

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Senator Schumer takes action on behalf of BatteryPark.TV

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

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Why did Bill Thompson abruptly leave BPCA?

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 with

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Exclusive: President/CEO of BPCA Gayle Horwitz resigns

September 12, 2012 2:45 PM By Steven E. Greer, MD

Sources tell us that the controversial CEO of the BPCA, Gayle Horwitz, who was hired by the former BPCA Chairman Bill Thompson, has….. Continue reading

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Exclusive: BPCA’s Anne Fenton and Matt Monahan gone

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

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The best month ever

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,

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We grew 60% in 2014

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,

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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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BatteryPark.TV causes changes at the top in Medicare

September 29, 2013-By Steven E. Greer, MD In June of 2012, BatteryPark.TV published an influential Op-Ed in the WSJ exposing an $11 Billion program of the ACA Law (ObamaCare) as pure pork. The Director of the Program, Richard Gilfillan, MD, … Continue reading

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BatteryPark.TV produces segment with Elon Musk and Tesla

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com September 17, 2014- BatteryPark.TV initiated this interview with Elon Musk when we met him in person by the Conrad Hotel in February for the Super Bowl.

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UK’s Daily Mail covers BatteryPark.TV story on $5-Million HRPT dog run

October 4, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The international newspaper, The Daily Mail, has expanded upon BatteryPark.TV’s story of the HRPT’s $5 Million dog run. Click here for the story.

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New bank to possibly open in BPC

August 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer One of the agenda items of the editorial staff of BatteryPark.TV (i.e. me) has been to recruit more banks to open branches in BPC.

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BatteryPark.TV reporting leads to changes at top of WTC security

March 29, 2014- The Durst real estate organization, that now owns the One World Trade Center, has replaced the head of security for the construction project. The Post reports, ”David Velazquez — ex-director of the Newark FBI field office —

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My chat with Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX

Update July 17, 2014- Had a chat with Tesla people today. Stay tuned.

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Exclusive: State Liquor Authority recommends against beer garden at Pier-A

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV obtained via Freedom of Information Law the report written by the New York State Liquor Authority’s (SLA) “500-foot Hearing” committee, which convened a hearing on April 24th, 2014.

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Downtown Boathouse to open at Pier 26 in April

March 13, 2014- Letter from Graeme Birchall, President, Downtown Boathouse Hi Steve, At CB1 Tribeca Committee meeting that was held last night, the Hudson River Park Trust announced that the Downtown Boathouse has won the bid to run the Pier … Continue reading

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Photo by BP.TV’s Mary Engels selected for museum exhibit

January 5, 2014- Mary Engels, contributor to BatteryPark.TV, had one of her Seaport photos after Hurricane Sandy selected for an exhibit at the Museum of NYC.

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Rep. Nadler reaches out to Coast Guard about ferry boat noise

February 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD At the Battery Park City subcommittee of the CB1 tonight, at the very end, the most important news of the entire meetings was whispered out by George Calderaro. BatteryPark.TV asked him to … Continue reading

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Gateway prevails over dog rider dispute. Pit bulls banned.

Update January 19, 2014- At the recent CB1 meeting, Glenn Plaskin tried to revise history by claiming that his dog group fought Gateway management and stopped the implementation of new lease riders banning certain dogs. That is utterly false, as … Continue reading

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Final DOT plans for West Thames and South End Ave approved

October 1, 2013- The City DOT presented the final plans to improve safety on West Thames and South End Avenue. the CB1 passed a resolution supporting it, with a few possible changes, that the DOT may or may not make.

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