Category Archives: Events and Activities

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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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 Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015

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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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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 Grand Banks oyster bar

June 11, 2015

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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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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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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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A blonde invasion

Update June 19, 2015: Tonight is the 2015 event

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Massive crowds at One World Observatory

June 6, 2015- If the local restaurants and shops cannot monetize the thousands of people visiting the

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Exclusive: Marina contract finalized

Update June 9, 2015- The BPCA board convened today and made no mention of this 800-pound gorilla in the room.

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Tuesday music series at the esplanade

June 6, 2015- This is the schedule for the summer music concerts ate the esplanade.

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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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Coast Guard has to tug in small boat of 6 recreational sailors caught in storm

May 31, 2015- The first big storm of the summer season caught a group of young sailors in

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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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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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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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