Category Archives: Featured Residents

May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

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Letter to the Editor: Give Peace (and Quiet) A Chance

(3,000 people have read this as of August 21st, thanks to 169 Facebook likes) August 10, 2015- Letter by John Dellaportas Some 100,000 times per year, tourist helicopters buzz Battery Park City. These flights run all day,

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BPCA’s Dennis Mehiel used wife’s minority status to get big contracts

July 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We have heard rumors for years that Dennis Mehiel, the Chairman and CEO of the BPCA and

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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

Posted in -- In the News, Accomplishments, Featured Residents, Gripes, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Sailing/Yachting | 5 Comments

Icon of 9/11/2001 dies of cancer at age 42

August 26, 2015- The NYT reports, “Marcy Borders, who became known as the “dust lady”

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Interview with restaurateur Danny Meyer

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Inept BPC Parks spreads useless sand on sidewalks that only dirties interiors

February 5, 2015- The head of the BPC Parks Conservancy, Tess Huxley, has screwed up royally again. In an effort to be

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Did the Parks Conservancy intentionally raise the pond level that killed the ducklings?

November 18, 2011- By Steven Greer, MD Viewers will recall our previous stories from the spring following

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Featured Residents, Gripes, Parks, Wildlife | 1 Comment

Downtown Soccer League comments on FIFA

May 28, 2015- Letter by Bill Bialosky, President of DSL After the FIFA corruption arrests, maybe there will be a chance to show that all things in soccer are not bad.

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Gardeners gather for the first time of the season

May 18, 2015- BPC gardeners gather to exchange seeds

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Dean of Pace college discusses importance of face to face teaching

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Interview with the CEO of Shinola

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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

Posted in Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Events and Activities, Featured Residents, Financial District, Nightlife, Outdoor events, Performing arts, Seaport, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | 1 Comment

Letter: We are informed

April 17, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Kathleen Dorgan Hi Steve,

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein met with the woman he allegedly groped the next day at the Tribeca Grand Hotel

Update April 10, 2015- Charges will not be filed.

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo to head AIG’s Internal Audit department

April 2, 2015- This is not an April Fool’s joke. Martha Gallo, BPC resident, board member of the BPCA,

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Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein accused of molesting female model in Tribeca

March 30, 2015- We reluctantly give this story life since there has been no arrest, but it is out there.

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“Oops. You were whacked. I forgot about that.”

March 20, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I had a fascinating lunch today at El Vez with former Sopranos actor Steve Schirripa who played

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B.P.C. woman killed by van on Canal Street shopping for Chinese Lunar New Year products

February 27, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “A 63-year-old Battery Park City woman was struck by

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The Broadsheet finally reports on the Sheldon Silver scandal, making no mention of arrest, only praising him

February 3, 2015- Op-Ed by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has long criticized the extreme bias of the local advertising flier called the Broadsheet (BS),

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