Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

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,

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Altaneve On Ice: Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research.

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Survey: The new Equinox gym

February 24, 2015- Equinox gym has been open for about a week.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Juicing, Sports and fitness | 5 Comments

Wanted: Applicants to fill Sheldon Silver’s seat in Albany

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV is looking for good applicants to fill Sheldon Silver’s seat when he comes up for re-election next year.

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As predicted, Pier-A is shaping up to be nothing but another Poulakakos bar scene

February 25, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On September 10th of 2014, a New York Supreme Court judge heard arguments from lawyers

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Review: the new El Vez brunch

February 28, 2015- The new El Vez brunch is outstanding, and they did not pay me to write

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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

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BPC resident Leonardo DiCaprio rents out his apartment for $25K a month

February 28, 2015- The Post reports, “Leonardo DiCaprio has been renting out his apartment in the Green

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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,

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Review: Equinox gym in Brookfield Place

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Equinox Gym in Brookfield Place has finally opened and is attracting the expected crowd

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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How to fight billionaire LeFrak without a lawyer and win

Update February 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last year, BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported on the legal victories by one small pro se tenant

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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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A 21st Century Titanic waiting to happen on the Hudson

February 25, 2015- The East River ferry boats have been stopped due to the ice. However,

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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

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The BPCA needs to force LeFrak to upgrade Gateway’s windows and facade

February 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Here we are again. After three years of reporting on the freezing conditions inside Gateway Plaza

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B.P.C. woman killed by van on Canal Street shopping for Chinese Lunar New Year products

February 27, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “A 63-year-old Battery Park City woman was struck by

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FBI investigates JCOPE

February 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The WSJ reports that the U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is, “Pursuing a broader strategy

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Exclusive: Resignation(s) coming from CB1 member(s)

February 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With the disgraced Sheldon Silver having been so instrumental in almost all levels of local politics, including

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Told you so. Le District is not “opening soon”

Update February 25, 2015- A real estate blog is unquestionably regurgitating claims by the

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