Category Archives: Gripes

Woman alleges she was illegally locked out of her Gateway apartment despite paying rent

August 31, 2015- Letter by Heather West Dear Editor: I thought your readers would be interested in knowing that the Management Company at Gateway Plaza

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NBC resorts to soft core porn for news show ratings

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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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Is this the worst person in Manhattan real estate?

August 14, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer Thousands of residents of Battery Park City not only witnessed the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001,

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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

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New York Times picks up our story about Goldman Sachs ferry boats

Update February 20, 2013 The NYT picked up our story and added more details.

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NY Post covers BatteryPark.TV story about the FEMA investigation into BPCA

November 10, 2013- The NY Post picked up our story about the odd decision by the BPCA to remove sandbags and intentionally allow pier A to flood

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State Senator Dan Squadron wants the city to take over the BPCA

August 27, 2015- By New York State Senator Daniel Squadron Over the last 40 years, Battery Park City has gone from a concept to the extraordinary neighborhood we see today.

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Tip of the Week: Try the new competition to Uber called Gett

August 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer After several horrible Uber drivers that I have experienced recently, I decided to try Gett. They

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Local electeds again appeal to Mayor De Blasio to stop the tourist helicopters

August 8, 2015- The local electeds again appeal to Mayor De Blasio to stop the tourist helicopters.

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Vanity Fair discusses the man-whores who use Tindr too much

August 27, 2015- Vanity Fair seems to be appalled that 20-somethings hook up using the Tindr app.

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Pier 40 board member Mike Novogratz sells adjacent St John’s complex

Update August 25, 2015- In a humbling venture into real estate, away from his comfort zone of equities,

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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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BPTV gets results on Vesey with town car illegal parking problem

Update August 24, 2015- The NYPD sent some traffic cops out to issue tickets and the problem of the town

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Uber quality is way down as it expands too fast

August 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer For the second time in a row, I got an Uber driver who could barely speak English and had no knowledge of the city streets,

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Hot dog carts metastasize to the south side of Vesey

August 21, 2015- This guy was booted.

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Ferry boat crashes at Vesey Street slip

Update August 15, 2015 (10:40 AM)- We arrived at the ferry slip at approximately 10:30 AM

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How Tribeca’s own Robert Rubin destroyed the global economy

August 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am getting back to finishing a good book called “The Unwinding“, which portrays the downfall of this

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Look for the FairFood logo

August 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD A growing movement is making a real impact on migrant farm workers in the South.

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NY Waterway ferries still polluting

August 9, 2015- The ferries that land in BPC have had their diesel engines retrofitted to pollute less, thanks to

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