Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

BPCA avoids hiring new head of parks conservancy

August 18, 2015– By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously exclusively reported that Dennis Mehiel and his BPCA were in the process

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Would you like to see a restaurant like this open?

August 23, 2015- by Steven E. Greer People keep telling me to open a restaurant. What do you think of my idea for a casual

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

(38,000 people have viewed this as of September 1, 2015)

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The Sunflower God

August 19, 2015

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Photos 8-25-2015

August 25, 2015

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Exclusive: Brookfield wanted to keep Fortenbaugh’s sailing school but BPCA did not allow it

June 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has obtained the final RFP application for the North Cove Marina submitted

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Sailing/Yachting | 1 Comment

Exclusive: BPCA plans to cut park spending, eliminate conservancy

Update September 1, 2015- As we first reported below, the BPCA is confirming. A local adverting flier reported,

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State Senator Dan Squadron wants the city to take over the BPCA

August 27, 2015- By New York State Senator Daniel Squadron Over the last 40 years, Battery Park City has gone from a concept to the extraordinary neighborhood we see today.

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May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

Posted in Asphalt Green, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Cooking tips, Doctors, Dentists, Featured Residents, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Juicing, Restaurants, Sports and fitness, Tip of the Week | 2 Comments

Bottega Veneta leather goods opens in Brookfield Place

August 29, 2015- A luxury leather goods store has opened in Brookfield Place at the top of the escalator that goes

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Letter to the Editor: Give Peace (and Quiet) A Chance

(3,000 people have read this as of August 21st, thanks to 169 Facebook likes) August 10, 2015- Letter by John Dellaportas Some 100,000 times per year, tourist helicopters buzz Battery Park City. These flights run all day,

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City DOT project awakens thousands for many nights

September 1, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The Battery Tunnel is being closed every night this week for some construction work, so the

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Gateway Plaza woman prevails in housing court against billionaire LeFrak

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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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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Your building is likely rent-stabilized

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer DNAinfo has a story today about the 421g law making FiDi luxury “condos” rent-stabilized

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Is this the worst person in Manhattan real estate?

August 14, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer Thousands of residents of Battery Park City not only witnessed the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001,

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The world’s smallest ear of corn?

August 31, 2015- In stark contrast to my sunflowers, corn does not grow worth a $%%##$& in

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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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BPCA’s Dennis Mehiel used wife’s minority status to get big contracts

July 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We have heard rumors for years that Dennis Mehiel, the Chairman and CEO of the BPCA and

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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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