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Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA
August 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously described the bizarre gentrification taking place in BPC, whereby wealthy people paying high rent are being evicted by “one-percenter”
August 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was going to wait until October to try out the new Blue Smoke menu, designed by Jean-Paul Bourgeois, but I was hungry and celebrating something. So, I ate there today instead.
Update: June 25, 2011 The oyster bar wins It appears as if the BPCA is not backing down on its subversive plans to turn Pier A into a for-profit bar (see below). John Fratta, leading opponent to the bar plan … Continue reading
August 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We previously reported on a good Samaritan volunteer, Michael Carthins, working with the Doe Foundation, who took it upon himself
August 18, 2014- The second day of the Downtown Dance Festival featured
August 25, 2014- Several community gardeners in Battery Park, at Albany Street and the West Side Highway, have grown extraordinary tall sunflowers this year.
August 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Battery Park City now has four of the best restaurants in the city, all clustered together on Vesey and North End Ave.
August 26, 2014- This is the type of piss drunk derelict that could stumble out of Pier A at 4:00 AM if it is allowed to open with the current proposed liquor license.
April 24, 2014- The newly appointed head of the city’s Consumer Affairs Department, Julie Menin, discusses her opposition to making Pier A a private restaurant.
September 24, 2013- At the CB1 joint session tonight, Treasurer John Fratta expressed outrage over Pier A being given away to a private company (the Poulakakos Group) after tax payer money (more than $35 Million and counting) was used to … Continue reading
June 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The new and improved Stuyvesant Community Center (SCC) opened its doors to the community today. For selfish reasons, I should not post this article, to keep a good thing to ourselves, but … Continue reading
August 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was in Midtown eating last night and saw a Citi Bike rack. On an impulse, I hopped on and rode home. The weather was great.
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.
August 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD El Vez just had their first health inspection and they were awarded the “A” in the letter
August 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer With both Governor Cuomo and Speaker Sheldon
August 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Governor Cuomo, both up for re-election in one month, have rushed through a new bill
August 23, 2014- California has a state bill that would ban the use of drones capturing photos of celebrities and others, in ways that violate current privacy laws.
August 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD No reporter has investigated, tasted, and observed the new El Vez restaurant in Battery Park City more than I have.
August 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that Pier A still does not have