Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

The media praises the El Vez burrito bar

April 1, 2015- The NYT, Eater, and Grub Street have all posted positive stories about the El Vez burrito bar.

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Viewership for March blows away old records

For the month of March, 2015, total viewership was

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My brother-in-law opens a bank in BPC finally

April 1, 2015- My brother-in-law runs PNC. I have been trying to get a bank to move to BPC for years.

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Review: Le District takes the Poulakakos bar model to a new level

March 27, 2015- With the opening of most of the Brookfield Place retail shops yesterday, the 33,000-sq-ft

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Bar, Lounge, Bar, Sports, Battery Park City and BPCA, French | 5 Comments

Images from opening day of Brookfield Place

March 26, 2015- The retail shops opened today, most of them.

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $30 a month

(3,700 real BPC residents have read this story as of March 20, 2015. We inform.) Update January 17, 2015- I tried out the day pass for the first time. It requires a one-time waiver document and then a $15 fee.

Posted in - Real estate, Asphalt Green, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Gyms and Pools, Schools, Sports and fitness, Tip of the Week, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Update: Is there a throat-slashing murderer on the loose Downtown?

Update March 31, 2015- Sources tell us that the victim Tindall was a heroin addict often found in a stupor,

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Progress on the bike path

March 26, 2015

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Cheap oil threatens Brookfield Property Partners office properties

March 27, 2015- Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (Ticker BPY), owner of Brookfield Place,

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Will Chipotle open the flood gates for better food in South BPC?

March 30, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Chain restaurants choose new locations based on flaw formulas that have prevented them from

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

(10,000 people have viewed this as of March 31, 2015)

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50 West developer to offer cheap rent to any restaurant operator

March 30, 2015- The WSJ reports, “Mr. Greenburger (the developer of 50 West) envisions

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The original El Vez chef opens shop across the street from El Vez

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Jose Garces is opening his fine dining tapas restaurant called Amada across the street from El Vez

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Brookfield will not provide the community with a sailing school this year

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We did some investigative reporting and snooping, and confirmed that the new North Cove Marina

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

The Soft Spin exhibit in Winter Garden

March 26, 2015- Heather Nicol’s Soft Spin exhibit in Winter Garden.

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Which shops will survive in BPC?

March 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With Brookfield Place opening this week, there will be many examples of dual shops vying for your business, offering the same product.

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Why is Shelly Silver’s crew of elected officials so protective of Downtown Little League?

March 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, all of the local elected officials wrote a letter of concern

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Crime, Lawyers, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

Review: Benvenuti on South End Ave is horrible

March 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was scratching my head trying to think of a cheap place for lunch. Nothing at Hudson Eats seemed

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