Category Archives: Crime

Alarming gangs of tweens gather by ballfields every Friday night

October 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I got a tip about gangs of tweens hanging

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Battery Park invaded by commercial fishermen again

Chinatown fish causing serious skin infection epidemic

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How safe are soft-target buildings Downtown?

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The real estate blog Commercial Observer reports on the security measures being taken by large real estate companies, such as Durst and Silverstein.

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BPCA President’s husband asked to investigate Sheldon Silver

September 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics

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Soccer mom destroys other half of West Thames grass field

October 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The West Thames grass field was out of service for most of the year as the parks staff fenced it off to re-seed the lawn. Kids playing organized soccer destroyed the grass.

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Exclusive: BPCA, in panic mode, fires another employee after BP.TV reports on nepotism scandal

October 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On September 25th, BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported how the BPCA allegedly

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Will Preet Bharara become the next United States Attorney General?

September 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When news broke today that current United States Attorney General Eric Holder was resigning, the early intraday news

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Once again, no PEP Sergeant on duty

October 5, 2014- Some of the comments toward the end of the audio are pretty revealing. Finally, after many hours, a sergeant showed up and returned our call.

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Did Milford Management install an unsafe radiation beam atop Cove Club?

October 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously exclusively reported on a secret Verizon cell tower that was installed atop the Cove Club at the intersection of West Thames and Battery Place.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Crime, Doctors, Dentists, Gripes, Health and lifestyle, Lawyers, Videos | 2 Comments

Exclusive: Female BPCA employee who complained of sexual harassment “quits”

September 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In May of this year, a BPCA employee, Kirk Swanson, who oversaw the contracts and RFP process, was fired for allegedly not agreeing to

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Exclusive: BPCA fires another lawyer for “asking the wrong questions”

October 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that yet

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Republicans might accept Preet Bharara as attorney general

September 30, 2014- The Post reports that republicans would likely allow

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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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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Helicopter noise, Hudson River Park Trust, Music Bands, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Performing arts, Restaurants, Schools, Seafood, Seaport, SoHo | 2 Comments

Exclusive: Lack of restrooms at 9/11 Memorial causes people to pee on buildings

July 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The large 9/11 Memorial park, that is now open to anyone

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Sheldon Silver spends $7.5 Million on legal defense fees, and takes it from campaign funds

July 22, 2014- The Daily News reports, “Scandal-scarred

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Astorino, “US Attorney should tell voters before Election Day whether Gov. Cuomo committed a crime”

September 13, 2014- The Post reports, “US Attorney Preet Bharara should tell voters before Election Day whether Gov. Cuomo or his aides committed a crime

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Once again, I was nearly road kill

April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Once again, I was nearly turned into road kill today. Sadly for my enemies, I survived. I was walking northward on South End Avenue, east side of the street, crossing Rector Place.

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Exclusive: The NBA draws creeps to BPC

July 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Conrad Hotel is the preferred site now for the visiting NBA teams. They practice in the Asphalt Green gymnasium. Also, the hotel is far enough away from Midtwon to keep the … Continue reading

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Citizen places entire community board under arrest for violating state open meeting law

June 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has extensively written about the rampant violation of New York Open Meeting Law by the BPCA board and Community Board 1. Whenever

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