Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Told you so. Eater confirms no construction on the Parm space has begun.

Update December 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD As I wrote on December 3rd, refuting a bogus rumor propagated by a Tribeca dog walker

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BPC to get a 2-Michelin-star chef at Jose Garces’ Amada

January 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Finally, BatteryPark.TV might have something to praise in the restaurant world other than Batard and El Vez.

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Op-Ed: Most members of Manhattan Community Board 1 need to be replaced

January 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer After the arrest by the DOJ of State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, the true extent of his invasive tentacles

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Lawyers, Op-Ed | Leave a comment

Mayor de Blasio still diverting snow plows to the outer boroughs away from Manhattan

January 27, 2015 (10:30 AM)- By Steven E. Greer The streets of BPC are still not plowed after the non-blizzard of 2015. Last year,

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, Battery Park City and BPCA | 1 Comment

CB1’s Tammy Meltzer praises Sheldon Silver after his arrest

January 25, 2014- Downtown Express reports, “Tammy Meltzer, a Community Board 1 member, said

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro mocks FBI investigations into Sheldon Silver

 January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The largest newspapers reported last week that New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - State Government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA | Leave a comment

BPCA Chairman Mehiel has paid all of the relevant elected officials

January 24, 2015- Did you ever wonder why the local elected officials did not do more to save Mike Fortenbaugh’s

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

Exclusive: BPCA did not get permission to design Pier-A in current form

January 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the botched “Visitor Center” that is now a stalled project inside of Pier-A. Funded

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Lawyers, Parks | Leave a comment

You have probably been to one of the Farkas IGY marinas

January 24, 2015- I was not interested in the actual marina aspect of MarinaGate. My main interest

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Sailing/Yachting | Leave a comment

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,

Posted in - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA | 1 Comment

A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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

Photos 1-25-2015

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Review: The new El Vez cheeseburger is the best one Downtown

November 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Without consulting me first, El Vez expanded

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Mike Fortenbaugh moves his yacht club to Jersey City

January 28, 2015- A New Jersey article reports, “New York’s Manhattan Yacht Club is on the move.

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The NY Times reviews Blue Smoke and North End Grill

January 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV recently wrote our review of not only North End Grill and Blue Smoke, but of the entire

Posted in -- In the News, American, Barbeque, Battery Park City and BPCA, Cajun, Reviews, Seafood | Leave a comment

Is Danny Meyer on his third strike in BPC?

January 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently learned that the influential food critic for The New York Times, Pete Wells, visited Danny Meyer’s North End Grill at

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Scenes from the BPCA board meeting deciding the fate of the marina

January 22, 2015- Scenes from the BPCA board meeting today:

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Film Theater and TV, Groceries, Italian | 1 Comment

Exclusive: Did BPCA’s CFO Robert Serpico misappropriate $4.2 Million NY State grant money?

December 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the mishandling of the construction and design of the Pier-A visitor center that was funded by a $4.2 Million New York State parks grant funds.

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Tour of the new Stuyvesant Community Center

Update January 17, 2015- I tried out the day pass for the first time. It requires a one-time waiver document and

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