Category Archives: – Community Board 1

Hot dog vendor chaos around WTC to be cleared

September 4, 2015- BP.TV first reported on the chaos of hot dog vendors and trash at Vesey

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Cirque du Soleil coming to Pier 26

September 4, 2015- The HRPT, led by Madelyn Wils, continues to operate without any input from the

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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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Local electeds again appeal to Mayor De Blasio to stop the tourist helicopters

August 8, 2015- The local electeds again appeal to Mayor De Blasio to stop the tourist helicopters.

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BPTV gets results on Vesey with town car illegal parking problem

Update August 24, 2015- The NYPD sent some traffic cops out to issue tickets and the problem of the town

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Starr to open a restaurant near Chinatown

August 21, 2015- In between true SoHo and Chinatown is a no-man’s land with some nice pre-war buildings.

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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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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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Governors Island now has Citi Bikes

August 5, 2015- We reviewed last year the Governors Island experience and described it as miserable.

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Jeff Galloway gets replaced on CB1

August 7, 2015- Former CB1 member and lawyer, now neither, Jeff Galloway, recently sent to prison for tax evasion,

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro refuses to explain why he voted for Pier-A’s outrageous liquor license

October 16, 2014- With Pier-A stalled again, people are asking questions.

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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Federal government, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Governors Island, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Reviews, Seaport, Travel | 4 Comments

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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Le Dîner en Blanc shuts down the bike path

July 29, 2015- Letter to the Editor by BPCResident

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Events and Activities, Gripes, Outdoor events, Parks | 2 Comments

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

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings | 3 Comments

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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City Council bill to ban tourist helicopters

Update July 24, 2015- The bill was introduced.

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