Category Archives: Events and Activities

BPCA ousts head of parks programming?

Tweet February 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We have previous been critical of the lame programming decisions by the BPC Parks Conservancy. Tweet

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CB1 allows Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of your $70 Million community center

Tweet February 3, 2016- by Steven Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported how Asphalt Green is failing at providing community Tweet

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Wanna get in shape?

Tweet Update December 20, 2015- Starting next month, boxing cross-fit (see above). Also, see below. Tweet

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Video of the “Epic Blizzard of 2016”

Tweet Update January 23, 2016 (11:00 PM)- There are now approximately 16-inches of snow on the ground (see updated video). Tweet

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R.I.P. Playboy Mansion

Tweet January 12, 2016- The Playboy Mansion is being sold. I have some fond memories of that place Tweet

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Latest snowfall measurement in Lower Manhattan: 16-inches

Tweet January 23, 2016 (8:00 PM)- At 3:30 PM, there were only 8-inches of snow on the ground, which surprised Tweet

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I lost by K.O.E.

Tweet January 13, 2016- by Steven E. Greer This cardio boxing class at the Stuyvesant Community center is more of a genuine boxing class Tweet

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When David Bowie played in The Battery

Tweet January 11, 2016- I was not a big David Bowie fan, but I respected what he did. What makes Tweet

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Brookfield ice rink opens

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Christmas carolers

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The most important development in quality of life to BPC residents in a decade

Tweet November 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer For eight years, our vital West Side bike path has been closed down due to Brookfield Place Tweet

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Review: The ugliest BPC Christmas tree ever

Tweet December 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I attended the annual BPC Christmas tree lighting at South Cove, and the entire event was Tweet

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Museum of Feelings gets a write-up in the NYT

Tweet December 8, 2015- There have been huge lines for the Museum of Feelings. The locals hate it, Tweet

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A Thanksgiving to elicit nightmares

Tweet November 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The following is not written in jest or meant to be funny. It really happened. I literally had nightmares Tweet

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Images from Apple Fest 2015 at Pier-A

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Images of Halloween 2015

Tweet October 31, 2015- As a prank, I stood next to a costumed lady at Le District who was handing Tweet

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A good Halloween prank

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Washington lawmakers are asking the EPA to weigh in on whether artificial turf fields cause cancer

Tweet October 26, 2015- NBC reports, “Washington lawmakers are asking the Environmental Protection Tweet

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Taste of BPC mysteriously divides the community in half

Tweet October 6, 2015- by Steven E. Greer This past Sunday, the Taste of BPC was held on the esplanade by the marina. The very name Tweet

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Egregious betrayal of the community by Blue Smoke and El Vez

Tweet Update October 6, 2015- The CB1 discussed our story from last week. Tweet

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