Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

BPCA lawyers thumb their noses at First Amendment and NY Open Meeting Law

July 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On July 29, 2015, at 12:00 PM, the BPCA convened a board meeting. By NY Open Meeting Law,

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Tess Huxley rumored to be pushed out by Dennis Mehiel

July 28, 2015- The Post reports, “The highly respected longtime chairman of the Battery Park

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Le Dîner en Blanc shuts down the bike path

July 29, 2015- Letter to the Editor by BPCResident

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BPCA Chairman Mehiel spends 15-minutes defending his 148-foot mega-yacht

January 22, 2015- During the BPCA board meeting today, which voted on the RFP for the North Cove Marina,

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The burrito line for El Vez

July 24, 2015- My bad review seems to have had no effect. Blue Smoke

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And another jumper

July 27, 2015- The Post reports, “A woman threw herself overboard from a Staten Island Ferry

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BPCA in lockdown mode, hiding from public

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Exclusive: Lawsuit to remove Howard Milstein and Milford Management from BPC

Update July 21, 2015- The Real Deal blog picked up our story. 

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300 Albany sneaks up even more radiation emitting cell tower brain blasters

Update July 25, 2015- Today, in typical stealth fashion, on a slow weekend day when most people

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

(30,000 people have viewed this as of July 22nd, 2015)

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Review: Taming of the Shrew

July 12, 2015– By Steven E. Greer Shakespeare in the park is a tedious affair under ideal conditions.

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Exclusive: Local woman hit by car while walking dog on South End Ave

July 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On June 15th, at 4:45 AM, local BPC resident Roberta Kahan was walking her dog across

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Exclusive: Jeff Galloway led away in handcuffs to prison

July 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BP.TV attended the sentencing hearing of convicted felon, former lawyer, and BPC resident

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WTC Performing Arts Center still lacks funding to proceed

Update July 24, 2015- The LMDC, the piggy bank for this project, is not going to release any funds

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Crain’s Op-Ed to ban tourist helicopters

July 24, 2015- Crain’s posted a guest Op-Ed from the City Council members who introduced

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The design firm that invented “Urban Planning” deemed unsuitable by BPCA

Update July 23, 2015- The New York Attorney General’s antitrust division is now investigating this. 

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City Council bill to ban tourist helicopters

Update July 24, 2015- The bill was introduced.

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The bike junkyard in front of Goldman Sachs

July 23, 2015- No restaurant with delivery service should need more than two bikes.

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BP.TV gets results again: Dead trees removed from Vesey Street

Update July 22, 2015- The manger of El Vez informed us, “The trees are getting removed this morning

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