Category Archives: Crime

Owners of the old American Flatbread have turned the roof into a nightclub

April 23, 2015- The owner of the building where the now-defunct American Flatbread was on Canal has apparently

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New Charge Filed Against Sheldon Silver

April 24, 2015- The NYT reports, “Federal prosecutors filed a new criminal charge on

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Exclusive: Real cops now patrol the esplanade by Pier-A

April 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer A special Critical Response unit of the NYPD has been assigned to patrol the esplanade near

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CB1’s Paul Hovitz literally blows a kiss to indicted Sheldon Silver

April 20, 2015- A local advertising flier in Tribeca posted a YouTube of the recent School Overcrowding

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Is pot smoke poisoning your building?

Update April 6, 2015- A viewer who lives in Gateway wrote, “seems landlord must be reading your posts

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Sheldon Silver’s son-in-law busted by FBI for pulling a Bernie Madoff

April 1, 2015- The Post reports, “A son-in-law of disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver,

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Judge allows prosecution of Sheldon Silver to continue

April 11, 2015- The WSJ reports that the federal judge on the Sheldon Silver prosecution case

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein met with the woman he allegedly groped the next day at the Tribeca Grand Hotel

Update April 10, 2015- Charges will not be filed.

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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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Another fight outside 1 Oak

April 8, 2015- Last year, the famous MMA fighter Renzo Gracie attacked the doorman of the nightclub

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Sheldon Silver uses campaign funds to pay for defense lawyer

January 19, 2015- Our favorite politicians is in the news again. The Post reports, “Defending city and

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Exclusive: Fernando Mateo resigns from BPCA board

July 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The BPCA has confirmed that Fernando Mateo resigned from the BPCA board “effective May, 2014″. There was no explanation given.

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BatteryPark.TV supports NYPD Detective Patrick Cherry now in hot water for dressing down a bad TLC driver

April 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer No one can accuse BP.TV of pandering to the cops. We strongly supported the non-violent civil rights protests

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Manhattan DA wants to crack down on political corruption

March 30, 2015- Aiding the U.S. Attorney, Manhattan’s DA Cyrus Vance Jr. is calling for tougher local laws against political corruption.

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Tip of the Week: Never use Craigslist for anything. Period.

April 2, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As loyal viewers know, BatteryPark.TV was taken out of service for 24-hours after a computer

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Feds seeking to seize Sheldon Silver’s kickback cash

April 2, 2015- The Post reports, “On Tuesday, Bharara, as expected, upped the ante by seeking

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Update: Is there a throat-slashing murderer on the loose Downtown?

Update March 31, 2015- Sources tell us that the victim Tindall was a heroin addict often found in a stupor,

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Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein accused of molesting female model in Tribeca

March 30, 2015- We reluctantly give this story life since there has been no arrest, but it is out there.

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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Why is Shelly Silver’s crew of elected officials so protective of Downtown Little League?

March 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, all of the local elected officials wrote a letter of concern

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