Category Archives: – Community Board 1

Neighbors warned Catherine McVay Hughes and her CB1 of swaying Tribeca crane hours before fatal collapse

Tweet February 5, 2016- Folks, if you see a construction crane, walk away from it. They are dangerous Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Real estate, -- In the News, Crime, Gripes, Lawyers, Op-Ed, The Battery | Leave a comment

CB1 allows Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of your $70 Million community center

Tweet February 3, 2016- by Steven Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported how Asphalt Green is failing at providing community Tweet

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Cooking tips, Events and Activities, Gripes, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Op-Ed, Parks, Restaurants, Shops and markets, Sports and fitness | 1 Comment

Angry pitchfork mob demands the ouster of BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel

Tweet December 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA hosted a rare Town Hall meeting tonight, and surprisingly, all of the top executives Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Decline of our parks, Gripes, Lawyers, Op-Ed, Parks | Leave a comment

City EDC strikes deal to cut noisy helicopter flights in half

Tweet   Update January 31, 2016- The city and its EDC have agreed to cut the number of noisy tourist Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Helicopter noise, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Op-Ed, Seaport, The Battery | 3 Comments

Review: One World Observatory is a horrible experience

Tweet January 27, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I visited the One World Observatory last night for the CB1 meeting. It was Tweet

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Art and Museums, Gripes, Op-Ed, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

An indictment of Robin Forst as a BPCA community liaison failure

Tweet January 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer At the January 27th BPCA board meeting, the board spent ten-minutes discussing how they have f Tweet

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

Downtown finally gets a new school to address overcrowding

Tweet Update January 27, 2016- The Post reports that a 500-foot pencil-tower will be slapped Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Real estate, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Financial District, Schools, Seaport, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

CB1 meeting tonight atop One World Trade Center

Tweet January 26, 2016- The monthly CB1 meeting will take place atop the One World Trade Center tower tonight. Tweet

Posted in - Community Board 1, Battery Park City and BPCA, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

Who would be good choices for Governor Cuomo to select as new BPCA board members?

Tweet January 15, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Since the BPCA controls how your tax dollars are spent, and the BPCA is comprised of appointed Tweet

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Op-Ed | 1 Comment

Convicted felon Jeff Galloway stages a comeback

Tweet December 17, 2015- by Steven E. Greer If the mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut can be re-elected after serving seven years in prison Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, Lawyers, Pets | Leave a comment

Feckless CB1 and Sheldon Silver fail to bring new schools Downtown, again

Tweet Update February 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The new City DOE Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced revisions to the old Bloomberg plan for new schools, and Downtown “aint gettin nothin”, so to speak. Despite Downtown Manhattan being one of … Continue reading

Posted in - Community Board 1, - State Government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Financial District, Lower East Side, Schools, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

An assault on the freedom of the press by New York politicians

Tweet December 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer There is something very concerning that is developing which has not been well reported in the press. Tweet

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

“People knew, and did nothing,”

Tweet January 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer New York U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was speaking before the Kentucky State Legislature Tweet

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

Has Preet Bharara scared the city’s Conflicts of Interest Board into doing its job?

Tweet January 6, 2016- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has made numerous of complaints to the city’s Conflicts of Interest Board, Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - State Government, -- In the News, Crime, Lawyers | Leave a comment

CB1 agenda for tonight

Tweet January 5, 2016- The feckless CB1 will pass a toothless resolution tonight asking the governor Tweet

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

Artificial turf fields increase concussions

Tweet December 29, 2015- The NYT is reporting on a study that indicates artificial turf field, like the Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Decline of our parks, Gripes, Lawyers, Sports and fitness | Leave a comment

Letter: Brewer and Chin need to sweep out all of the Sheldon Silver cronies from CB1

Tweet December 2, 2015- Letter by Steven E. Greer, MD, to: Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Lawyers, Op-Ed | 3 Comments

Review: New York Dolls

Tweet December 20, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I was on Murray Street at Rosa Mexicano. Nearby is New York Dolls, Downtown’s only strip Tweet

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, Restaurants, Reviews, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

BPCA tries to pull a fast one on the Town Hall audience

Tweet Update December 18, 2015- Photo of the new Allied Barton security. There were eight of them like this Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gripes, Lawyers, Parks | Leave a comment

Lawsuit alleges that Madelyn Wils and her HRPT violate state laws

Tweet December 15, 2015- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has been the only source to report on the egregious leadership of the Hudson Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Hudson River Park Trust | 1 Comment