Category Archives: Events and Activities

BPCA announces that North Cove Marina will be out of service this year

April 21, 2015- At the April 14th BPCA meeting, it was announced that the work to epoxy and

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Confirmed: Brookfield will not provide the community with a sailing school this year

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We did some investigative reporting and snooping, and confirmed that the new North Cove Marina

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Mystery yacht is chased out of North Cove Marina

April 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer After BP.TV called the Coast Guard yesterday and had them question the unmarked

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Images from the Irish Memorial in Battery Park

April 22, 2015- To learn more, the designer of the memorial will be giving a tour on May 3rd at 2:00 PM.

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Crucial stage of the bike path nears completion

Update April 23, 2015- The crucial Liberty Street crossing is making progress now.

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Meet the architect of the Irish Memorial on May 3rd

April 21, 2015- On May 3rd at 2:00 PM, the architect of the Irish Memorial, Brian Tolle, will

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More info on the unmarked mystery yacht in the North Cove Marina

Update April 23, 2015- We called the Coast Guard and they gave the boat a visit. The man

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Notes from the April BPCA board meeting

April 20, 2015- On April 14th, the BPCA board convened. The video was not made available,

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The Third Street Music School Settlement

April 19, 2015- The Third Street Music School Settlement performed in the Winter

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Review: Sleep No More

March 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last year at about this time, I enjoyed going to the interactive dinner at the Paramount Hotel

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Crowd funding for Shakespeare Downtown

April 15, 2015- The people putting together the Shakespeare Downtown to be performed inside

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Where is Dennis Meheil’s Yacht, S/Y HELIOS?

April 14, 2015- Letter to Editor from (name withheld) Helios is a 45-meter luxury sailing yacht built by the Italian yacht builder Perini Navi in 2007. 

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No sign of the new marina operator

Update March 19, 2015- We have repeatedly contacted the IGY Marina executives to ask whether they wil

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IMG’s Fashion Week does not choose WTC for new home

Update April 13, 2015- Well, we tried to lobby all the powers that be, but failed. IMG’s Fashion

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Dennis Mehiel, BPCA Chair, spends 15-minutes defending his 148-foot mega-yacht

January 22, 2015- During the BPCA board meeting today, which voted on the RFP for the North Cove Marina,

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Another pointless running race disturbs the peace in BPC

Update April 10, 2015- This event was discussed at the CB1 meeting this week. Apparently,

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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

Update March 30, 2015- The Post reports that the new operators of the Citi Bike Program

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Confirmed: BPCA wants the Irish Memorial “to go away”

March 17, 2017- A year later and nothing has changed, and it is intentional. A BPCA insider told

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BLT Bar & Grill jazz nights

March 22, 2015- The BLT in the W Hotel, FiDi, now has

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Just pathetic

March 14, 2015- The empty marina is pathetic.

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