Category Archives: Sailing/Yachting

CB1 feels the heat, backpedals on Swiss Neutrality stance toward marina RFP, passes new resolution

December 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the huge turnout for the SaveNorthCove rally and subsequent New York Times article, and BatteryPark.TV

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro is a no-show for the marina rally

December 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Anthony Notary, the same deadbeat who refused to pass a CB1 resolution in support of Mike Fortenbaugh to

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New York Times covers the North Cove Marina saga

December 15, 2014- The NYT covered the North Cove Marina saga. Most importantly, they got some quotes from Governor Cuomo’s office,

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CB1’s Jeff Galloway a no-show for the marina rally

Update December 19, 2014- Bob Townley is now all of a sudden the biggest supporter of the marina.

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How you can help save North Cove Marina

Click here to join SaveNorthCove and also contact your local officials.

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Exclusive: BPCA informs Mike Fortenbaugh that he has to evacuate the marina

(5,000 people have read this story, as of December 13) December 10, 2014 (3:42 PM)- By Steven E. Greer As suspected, it seems that the marina operator RFP was awarded to some group other than the current operator, Mike Fortenbaugh.

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Exclusive: Why did Brookfield and a Cuomo friend win the marina RFP? Follow the money.

December 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Since Mike Fortenbaugh is being told to evacuate the marina in two weeks, and the BPCA dodged the controversial

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Anthony Notaro refuses to pass resolution in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s North Cove Marina

October 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The CB1 met tonight and allowed the Commodore of the North Cove Marina, Mike Fortenbaugh, to give a presentation in support of his RFP

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Toy train exhibit at North Cove Marina

December 15, 2013- The William Wallace barge has been converted into a really neat thing for the kids, lasting until December 24th.

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Confirmed: Friends of Governor Cuomo want to run North Cove Marina

Update November 4, 2014- In Cuomo’s acceptance speech tonight, he thanked Andrew Farkas personally. Mr. Farkas is the man vying for

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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 exclusive story about kayak activists in Midtown forcing the ferry boats docking in Battery Park City to honk … Continue reading

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Despite promises otherwise, party boats plan to dock at Pier-A

Update November 3, 2014- No on from this

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 2

August 18, 2014- The second day of the Downtown Dance Festival featured

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Exclusive: Mike Fortenbaugh gets more support for his marina

October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We have learned that State Senator Dan Squadron and

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The Queen Mary 2 in Brooklyn

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Sheldon Silver writes letter in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s marina

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The most powerful man in New York State politics, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, has written a letter of support for Mike Fortenbaugh to

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Exclusive: Brookfield likely to take over North Cove Marina

October 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned from sources close to the BPCA that

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A day at North Cove Marina condensed into 22-seconds

By Barry Hauptman  

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The Pier 26 boat house is introduced to the community

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Photo tour of the Pier 26 free kayak center

August 17,2014- By Steven E. Greer Graeme Birchall has been running the free kayaking services at

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