Category Archives: Events and Activities

World’s smallest theater opens in BPC

May 19, 2015- New Yorkers are used to small apartments, but even by those standards, this

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Mike Fortenbaugh’s boats are back on New York Harbor

May 19, 2015- I recently lamented at the sight of an empty New York Harbor without the

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Horse-drawn wagon rides

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Brookfield wants to bring booze-cruise party boats to the marina

May 6, 2015- By Steven E. Greer At the CB1 meeting last night, Brookfield Properties, the new operator of the North Cove Marina,

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New York Harbor now devoid of recreational boats in the wake of Mike Fortenbaugh’s eviction from North Cove Marina

May 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer What is missing from this photo? There are virtually no recreational sailboats now since Mike

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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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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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Brookfield and BPCA bring in a politically correct company to run sailing school

May 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As BatteryPark.TV previously reported, the new operators of the North Cove Marina, which

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RFP for marina prohibits water taxis and gambling boats, but not booze cruises

May 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer At the May 5th CB1 meeting, the Brookfield and IGY Marinas team gave an update on the marina

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Mystery yacht is chased out of North Cove Marina

Update May 6, 2015- At the CB1 meeting last night, Kathleen Gupta raised the issue of this mystery

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My best guess as to why the North Cove marina will be empty for two years

May 2, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer The North Cove Marina was taken away from the community this year by Dennis Mehiel: the

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Two Brits try to set speed record for rowing across the Atlantic

May 2, 2015- From their website, “In May 2015 Tom Rainey and Lawrence Walters will

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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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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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Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

Update April 30, 2015- The folks trying to put this production on have postponed it until

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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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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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