Category Archives: Events and Activities

Exclusive: Brookfield wanted to keep Fortenbaugh’s sailing school but BPCA did not allow it

June 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has obtained the final RFP application for the North Cove Marina submitted

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New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

July 23, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the July 29th edition of New Yorker Magazine, journalist Nick Paumgarten covered our

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Photos 8-16-2015

August 16, 2015

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The Battery Dance Festival

August 16, 2015- The Battery Dance Festival is back at Wagner Park this year. There are five more nights.

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Images from the 2015 Swedish Midsummer festival

June 19, 2015- Click on the images for best full-screen experience

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Images from Grand Banks oyster bar

June 11, 2015

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Le Dîner en Blanc shuts down the bike path

July 29, 2015- Letter to the Editor by BPCResident

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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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BPCA Chairman Mehiel 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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Review: Taming of the Shrew

July 12, 2015– By Steven E. Greer Shakespeare in the park is a tedious affair under ideal conditions.

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The yacht Boardwalk no longer has helicopter

June 13, 2015- After BatteryPark.TV and the Broadsheet reported on the helicopter that was

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Two cruise ships in NY Harbor

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No activity in the new “sailing school”

July 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The new “sailing school” that has supposedly replaced Mike Fortenbaugh’s is getting

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Ticker-tape parade for the U.S. Women’s soccer team

By Bary Hauptman

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The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks

July 5, 2015- The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks that you can take out for free. 

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Fireworks on the Hudson: July 4th, 2015

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Review: The Swedish Midsummer Festival is an overcrowded deathtrap

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I have now witnessed two or three of these summer solstice celebratory Swedish Midsummer

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Images from Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015

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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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A blonde invasion

Update June 19, 2015: Tonight is the 2015 event

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