Category Archives: - Community Board 1

Ballfield permits to be discussed at CB1 tonight

March 3rd Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM Location:   

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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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CB1’s Anthony Notaro mocks FBI investigations into Sheldon Silver

 January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The largest newspapers reported last week that New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is

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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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CB1’s Catherine McVay Hughes moves monthly meeting location

February 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last night at the CB1 BPC meeting,

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Lower East Side group that fights CB3 is featured in the news

February 25, 2015- These guys remind us of BatteryPark.TV in many way. The Post reports on

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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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Population Downtown almost doubles in ten years

November 6, 2014- The CB1 issued a demographics report showing that the Cb1 district increased in population by 77%.

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Exclusive: The FBI investigates Bob Townley and the finances of Manhattan Youth

February 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that the FBI is investigating the finances of Manhattan Youth Community Center,

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The Broadsheet finally reports on the Sheldon Silver scandal, making no mention of arrest, only praising him

February 3, 2015- Op-Ed by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has long criticized the extreme bias of the local advertising flier called the Broadsheet (BS),

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CB1’s Jeff Galloway a no-show for the marina rally

Update December 19, 2014- Bob Townley is now all of a sudden the biggest supporter of the marina.

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Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea

(3,000 people have read this as of February 17, 2015. We inform.) June 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Tom Goodkind, Community Board 1 member and resident of Gateway plaza, has been a long-time activist for affordable housing.

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The demise of Sheldon Silver hurts Bill Ackman’s chances for building a tower at the Seaport

February 17, 2015- The NYT reports, “For years, the owner of the South Street Seaport in Manhattan

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Whatever happened to the old BPCA propaganda purveyor Leticia Remauro?

February 13, 2015- Before there was Robin Forst, there was the Dynamic Duo of Duncity,

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South Street Seaport Approaches Its Moment of Truth

February 11, 2015- Whether the city allows the Howard Hughes real estate company to move forward

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The city’s best outdoor cafe has just been turned into an NYPD parking lot

February 3, 2015- The CB1 met tonight. In a rare move, the Commanding officer of the First Precinct, Brendan Timoney,

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L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon will be located over P.J. Clarke’s

February 3, 2015- The new French restaurant under construction inside Brookfield place called L’Atelier de

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NY Water Taxi asks CB1 permission to dock huge tour boat at Pier-A

February 3, 2015- At the December, 2014 CB1 meeting, Tom Berton, the man who operates a couple

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The Pier 26 restaurant is just sad

Update January 15, 2015- For almost two years, an outer shell of what will become a restaurant on Pier 26 has sat as an ugly, sad, stalled construction project.

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CB1’s Tammy Meltzer praises Sheldon Silver after his arrest

January 25, 2014- Downtown Express reports, “Tammy Meltzer, a Community Board 1 member, said

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