Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

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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Governors Island to be developed into a tech innovation hub

Tweet February 5, 2016- Don’t hold your breath, but Mayor de Blasio has a pie-in-the-sky idea to develop Governors Island. Gotham reports, “Governors Island will be the site of a sweeping economic Tweet

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Letter: Why is there so much turnover in staff at Milford Management?

Tweet February 5, 2016- Letter from BPC resident: I am a resident in one of the Milford-managed buildings and have noticed tremendous turnover Tweet

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BPCA ousts head of parks programming?

Tweet February 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We have previous been critical of the lame programming decisions by the BPC Parks Conservancy. Tweet

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

Tweet (5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us Tweet

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

The lame Manhattan GOP picks a candidate to fill Sheldon Silver’s spot

Tweet February 4, 2016- by Steven Greer I knew about this months ago when the head of the Manhattan Republican Tweet

Posted in - Politics, - State Government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, City Hall & Civic Center, Financial District, Lower East Side, The Battery, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

CB1 allows Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of your $70 Million community center

Tweet February 3, 2016- by Steven Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported how Asphalt Green is failing at providing community Tweet

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The best thing I ate all month: January 2016

Tweet February 2, 2016- by Steven E. Greer In a new series, I will recap the best eats in New York that I have experienced for the past month. P Tweet

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Julie Menin to run city’s film permitting office

Tweet February 3, 2016- The Post reports that Julie Menin is being shuffled from the Consumer Affair Tweet

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Local representation on the BPCA board won’t change a damn thing

Tweet January 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I seriously wonder sometimes whether the majority of the people living in Lower Manhattan are morons. Tweet

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New private security is already doing a better job than the PEP ever did

Tweet January 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The City-controlled PEP offices have been refusing to act on calls about pot smokers in the parks. Tweet

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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Wanna get in shape?

Tweet Update December 20, 2015- Starting next month, boxing cross-fit (see above). Also, see below. Tweet

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“And the winner for best actor goes to….BPC’s own Leo DiCaprio”

Tweet January 14, 2016- It is not well appreciated that most of the big Academy Award categories Tweet

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Cuomo gives the middle finger to local city Democrats

Tweet February 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The bigger story playing out with this PEP-firing is how Governor Como, the man in charge Tweet

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Liberty Street pedestrian bridge opens

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Video of the “Epic Blizzard of 2016”

Tweet Update January 23, 2016 (11:00 PM)- There are now approximately 16-inches of snow on the ground (see updated video). Tweet

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Exclusive: State agencies investigate possible illegal shuttering of BPC Parks Conservancy

Tweet February 2, 2016- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the plans by the BPCA to shutter the BPC Parks Conservancy Tweet

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Downtown to get its first ice cream shop

Tweet January 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Le District will be creating a formal ice cream shop near the entrance to Beaubourg. It is going Tweet

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How to call the new AlliedBarton security guards

Tweet Update February 1, 2016- Now that the PEP have been fired, their old phone number answers to Tweet

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime | 2 Comments