Category Archives: – Community Board 1

How does a millionaire and convicted felon like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Local convicted felon and former lawyer, Jeff Galloway, who lives in Gateway Plaza, earned approximately

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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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Le Dîner en Blanc shuts down the bike path

July 29, 2015- Letter to the Editor by BPCResident

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Gigi Li pulls out of District Leader race

July 30, 2015- DNAinfo reports that Gigi Li is no longer running for the District Leader elected

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Who killed the Koi?

April 21, 2011 One of the best assets in Battery Park City for children and visitors has been the unique and

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Exclusive: Local woman hit by car while walking dog on South End Ave

July 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On June 15th, at 4:45 AM, local BPC resident Roberta Kahan was walking her dog across

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West Thames Park grass field not opened, committee decides usage rules

Update: August 2, 2011 In what exemplifies the disconnect between the bureaucrats governing lower Manhattan and the

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Bombshell: Parks Conservancy still not agreeing to assume control of the West Thames grass field

July 5, 2011 The Battery Park Community Board met tonight to discuss how the newly-sodded grass field in

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Exclusive: Former CB1 leader Peter Braus also removed from Downtown Alliance board

June 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With no other news coverage other than from BatteryPark.TV, the long-time Chairman of the

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City Council bill to ban tourist helicopters

Update July 24, 2015- The bill was introduced.

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Gone in 60 Seconds: S7:E7

July 20, 2015- You can do the same thing. If you see these buses, take photos and send them to CB1’a Noah

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CB1’s Jeff Galloway convicted of felony tax evasion

Update July 21, 2015- Jeff Galloway will be sentenced tomorrow in Part 1 of the Supreme

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The masses are waking up and realizing that their buildings are rent stabilized

June 24, 2015- The WSJ reports today that people in FiDi are waking up and realizing that

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Minutes of the BPC CB1 meeting for July

July 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The monthly BPC CB1 meeting was uneventful and poorly attended, by design, since they relocated

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CB1’s Tammy Meltzer wants to restrict Citi Bikes

July 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer At the July 7th meeting of the BPC subcommittee of CB1, Tammy Meltzer was being her long-winded self,

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Exclusive: CB1’s Anthony Notaro investigated by city’s Conflicts of Interest Board

Update June 2, 2015- The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board is now investigating

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CB1 members still supporting Sheldon Silver despite his indictment for multiple felonies

March 24, 2015- This is why the CB1 needs to be cleaned out.  DNAinfo reports, “While he fights a

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CB1 passes resolution banning tourist helicopters from Seaport

The StoptheChop people (a website we helped create) sent this out: Dear friends and members,

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Nobody is listening to Catherine McVay Hughes’ CB1 anymore

April 9, 2015- Opinion by By Steven E. Greer Several years ago, the Tribeca subcommittee of CB1 protested over the design of a Pier 26 restaurant being

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City EDC finally admits that it is secretly planning to destroy historic Seaport buildings

June 20, 2015- We previously reported how “no one is listening to Catherine McVay Hughes’ CB1 anymore”.

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