Category Archives: Financial District

Your building is likely rent-stabilized

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer DNAinfo has a story today about the 421g law making FiDi luxury “condos” rent-stabilized

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Review: Showtime’s new TV drama “Billions”

August 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I almost started this post by writing, “They finally made a movie about my life”, but then I realized

Posted in - Federal government, - Politics, Crime, Film Theater and TV, Financial District, Reviews, Wall Street | Leave a comment

A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(4,600 people have viewed this as of August 6, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, TriBeCa, Wall Street, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

Chick-fil-A coming to FiDi

August 24, 2014- DNAinfo told me something that I did not realize.

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Police blotter: Staten Island ferry is the hot spot for crime

August 18, 2015- A local advertising flier is reporting the police blog handed to them by the First Precinct,

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NYT Chief Propagandist covers The Battery’s SeaGlass carousel

August 13, 2015- David Dunlap, the man who writes fake news for the NYT, is covering the opening of the

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Financial District, Parks, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Review: New York Classical Theater’s: Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure”

August 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer This play, performed in roving fashion around and inside Castle Clinton in The Battery, is much

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Fraunces Tavern gets $600K in federal funds for repairs

August 5, 2015- DNAinfo is reporting, “Fraunces Tavern, The legendary tavern where George

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Governors Island now has Citi Bikes

August 5, 2015- We reviewed last year the Governors Island experience and described it as miserable.

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More violent crime by the Staten Island ferry terminal

August 5, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has previously warned of the hot spots for violent crime Downtown,

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Post article on the out of control food carts problem

August 2, 2015- You are not alone if you are pissed off about the growing spread of these hot

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Teacher at private Lehman prep arrested for having sex with 16-yo student

July 30, 2015- Daily News reports, “David Azurmendi, who had been working at the exclusive

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WTC Performing Arts Center still lacks funding to proceed

Update July 24, 2015- The LMDC, the piggy bank for this project, is not going to release any funds

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Real estate, Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Music Bands, Nightlife, Performing arts, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

City Council bill to ban tourist helicopters

Update July 24, 2015- The bill was introduced.

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Helicopter noise, Hudson River Park Trust, Seaport | Leave a comment

Exclusive: New operators for the Downtown Connection bus chosen

Update June 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BateryPark.TV reporting and negotiations with the Downtown Alliance,

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New Jersey hit-and-run perp pleads not guilty

Downtown Express photo by Dusica Sue Malesevic Update July 23, 2015- The woman from New Jersey who is being charged with running

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - NYPD First Precinct, -- In the News, City Hall & Civic Center, Crime, Financial District, Seaport | 1 Comment

Man likely murdered on sidewalk in front of Battery Tunnel garage

July 21, 2015- A New Jersey blog reports, “Polanco was discovered at 10:45 p.m. on July 12, facedown

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The new forest location of the Battery Urban Farm

June 28, 2015- The larger community garden space at the Battery has been torn up for renovations, so they planted this garden near Castle Clinton. 

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Man Slashed With Box Cutter in Daytime near BPC

July 15, 2015- DNAinfo reports that a man was slashed with a box cutter ion broad daylight in front of 52 Broadway.

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Two cruise ships in NY Harbor

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Outdoor events, Photography, Sailing/Yachting, Seaport, Videos | Leave a comment