Category Archives: Gripes

Chase Bank hotdog guy forced to move

July 29, 2014- The viewer tipping us off last night was correct. The hotdog guy who had made his home by the Chase Bank entrance for many years, serving franks just feet from the epicenter

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Blue Ribbon Sushi: Finally, a restaurant arrives at Hudson Eats

July 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The food court style of Hudson Eats

Posted in - Brookfield Place, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Japanese, Reviews, Sushi | Leave a comment

Madelyn Wils pisses off New Jersey

July 28, 2014- Madelyn Wils and her HRPT first outraged Tribecans

Posted in -- In the News, Events and Activities, Gripes, Hudson River Park Trust, Music Bands | Leave a comment

Kayak activist receives threats

July 29, 2014- The Post has an article about the ferry boat horn honking, and in it they mention that the ringleader of the kayak activism,

Posted in - Federal government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Helicopter noise, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Outdoor events, Sailing/Yachting | Leave a comment

The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Helicopter noise, Hudson River Park Trust, Music Bands, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Performing arts, Restaurants, Schools, Seafood, Seaport, SoHo | 2 Comments

Hotdog vendor by El Vez arrested

Update July 24, 2014- The hotdog cart vendor

Posted in - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Livery town car drivers | 5 Comments

At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

July 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Catherine McVay Hughes and the other geniuses of the CB1 have helped make the newly vacated spot south of Ground Zero

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Charities Philanthropy, Financial District, Gardening, Gripes, Groceries, Health and lifestyle, Outdoor events, Volunteering, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

Cops ticket truck illegally parked on North End Avenue as PEP do nothing

July 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was biking this evening and saw a huge tractor trailer tow truck illegally parked in the turning lane in front of The North End

Posted in - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Livery town car drivers | 3 Comments

Brookfield reopens only detour at ground level

Update July 28, 2014- The ground level detour is now opened up again, promptly after BP.TV reported.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Wall Street | Leave a comment

The perfect hamburger is very simple

July 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The perfect American hamburger is simple. However, the food pornographer chefs of New York City love to overthink the hamburger. Virtually every hamburger written up in New York press is perverted beyond recognition.

Posted in Cooking tips, Gripes, Hamburgers, fries, Reviews, Tip of the Week | 1 Comment

Scammers at the Farmers’ Market?

Update: June 30, 2011 A more genuine farmer’s market already The farmer’s market at the WFC seems more authentic already, since our first story. Gone are the corn and watermelon in June that were

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Caution: Citi Bike company routinely charging credit cards for bogus reasons

Update July 14, 2014 (4:00 PM)- The NYC Inspector General is aware if this problem and investigating.

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, BIkes, Crime, Gripes, Op-Ed | 2 Comments

Complaints about dogs in dog-free grass parks

Update July 22, 2014- This was spotted today. She is likely from FiDi using the lawn as her personal dog sewer.

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Dog feces and urine on sidewalks, Gripes, Pets | 1 Comment

NY Waterway is the root of the ferry boat horn noise

Update July 20, 2014- We filmed these today. The yellow boat, operated by New Jersey’s Liberty Landing, did not honk at all. The NY Waterway boat made a bare minimum quick toot. May 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution | 1 Comment

Tour bus collides with car at dangerous West Thames and Battery Place intersection

July 18, 2014 (2:00 PM)- By Steven E. Greer, MD Today, at the infamous intersection of West Thames and Battery Place, where the DOT is in the process of installing safety measures,

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Lawyers, Schools | 2 Comments

The other Goldman Sachs bike junkyard

Update July 20, 2014- The bikes by Shake Shack are much more orderly.

Posted in Gripes, Restaurants | 3 Comments

Brookfield shuts down the only artery between north and south BPC for two days

July 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tonight and tomorrow, the Lowdown Hudson Blues is taking place this year, once again. It is produced by Brookfield Properties.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Community Board 1, - NYPD First Precinct, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Events and Activities, Lawyers, Music Bands, Nightlife | 6 Comments

BatteryPark.TV gets results, water turned on at Kowsky Plaza

July 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, the BPCA has jerry-rigged a series of hoses to supply water to the dog run and kids playground at Kowsky Plaza.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Dog feces and urine on sidewalks, Gripes, Parks | 2 Comments

Exclusive: P.J. Clarke’s wants your help fighting Brookfield

July 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer If you walk by P.J. Clarke’s during the lunch hour, the popular outdoor dining area will be empty. Only after the work shift do they become packed for dinner service.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Featured Residents, Gripes, Op-Ed, Restaurants | 3 Comments

Good Owner, Bad Owner

July 17, 2014- These were taken at the same

Posted in Barbeque, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Tex-Mex | Leave a comment