Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

BPCA throws $7 Million into a money pit, literally

July 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer You have heard of the metaphorical “money pit”. Well, the Battery Park City Authority is literally throwing money into a money pit, literally, at the parks conservancy building on Battery Place.

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July Report: Friends of BPC

July 30, 2014, By Steven E. Greer The Friends of BPC was launched this month. It is still in the formation stage. We have conducted two conference calls to date. Members of the community are welcome to participate.

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Little Muenster closes shop

July 30, 2014- BatteryPark.TV and others have given the Hudson Eats Little Muenster not-so-glowing reviews.

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Another yacht break-in at North Cove Marina

July 30, 2014- Just one day after BatteryPark.TV reported on the absence of the PEP security

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North Cove Marina 7-28-2014

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Blue Ribbon Sushi: Finally, a restaurant arrives at Hudson Eats

July 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The food court style of Hudson Eats

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Kayak activist receives threats

July 29, 2014- The Post has an article about the ferry boat horn honking, and in it they mention that the ringleader of the kayak activism,

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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

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Miracles do happen: PEP chase off tour bus

July 29, 2014- By Steven Greer Today, I spotted two huge

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Chase Bank hotdog guy forced to move

July 29, 2014- The viewer tipping us off last night was correct. The hotdog guy who had made his home by the Chase Bank entrance for many years, serving franks just feet from the epicenter

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Finches play in dirt

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Marranitos cookies and milk at El Vez

June 21, 2014- When I saw this new dessert, I was not instantly excited because I do not like sugar cookies. But that is not what they are. They are still warm and puffy from the oven, and not too … Continue reading

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Rooftop gardens of BPC

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Help us find the missing PEP

July 28, 2014- By Steven E. Greer A viewer commented today, “Where have all the PEP gone?”.

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Hotdog vendor by El Vez arrested

Update July 24, 2014- The hotdog cart vendor

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The second meeting of “Friends of BPC” block association

July 18, 2014- The second meeting took place today. We plan to meet again on or before the CB1 meeting on July 29th.

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At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

July 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Catherine McVay Hughes and the other geniuses of the CB1 have helped make the newly vacated spot south of Ground Zero

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Cops ticket truck illegally parked on North End Avenue as PEP do nothing

July 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was biking this evening and saw a huge tractor trailer tow truck illegally parked in the turning lane in front of The North End

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Bernie Madoff’s defense lawyer now runs New York State’s ethics agency

July 15, 2014- Shari Hyman is the controversial

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The new Laughing Man doing well

July 22, 2014- Laughing Man coffee relocated to a larger spot, and is doing much better now. They are located in the NYMEX building by

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