Category Archives: Gripes

Why are federal cops from Washington illegally parking all over BPC?

April 19, 2015- Last year, the Tribeca subcommittee of CB1 was the venue where large angry

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Is pot smoke poisoning your building?

Update April 6, 2015- A viewer who lives in Gateway wrote, “seems landlord must be reading your posts

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Why is the West Thames grass field not open to the public?

April 16, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has previously pointed out the incompetence of the BPC Parks

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More placard parking abuse

April 18, 2015- BatteryPark.TV previously reported on a court employee abusing an

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Enjoy it while you can because the BPCA is going to pave it over

April 15, 2015- The tarp came off the newly seeded West Thames grass field. Enjoy it while you

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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Correction: NYPD Highway Patrol screaming at drivers in Battery Tunnel traffic stings

April 12, 2015- We have a major correction to make. The agency making this noise is not the

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Another pointless running race disturbs the peace in BPC

Update April 10, 2015- This event was discussed at the CB1 meeting this week. Apparently,

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The subways are so bad now that even jaded New Yorkers want action

March 19, 2015- New Yorkers like to think that they are tough and demanding, but they actually

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FiDi residents also dislike their Gristedes

April 4, 2015- BP.TV has extensively reported on the bad conditions of the Gristedes in BPC,

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City’s EDC head, Kyle Kimble, steps down, dealing blow to Howard Hughes Corp’s Seaport and tourist helicopters

March 25, 2015- The WSJ is reporting that head of the EDC, Kyle Kimball, is stepping down.

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, Battery Park City and BPCA, Helicopter noise, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Seaport | 1 Comment

Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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Accomplishment: Biggest building in BPC gets a dedicated US Postal delivery person once again

Update March 17, 2015- As a direct result of BPTV actions (see below), a dedicated mail

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BPC Public library develops horrible body odor smell

December 21, 2013- By Steven E Greer At the last CB1 meeting held at the BPC Library,

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Federal class action lawsuit against Poulakakos for violating minimum wage laws

May 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was tipped off last year by former employees of Harry’s Steakhouse that the Poulakakos family

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Downtown Connection bus operator deactivates GPS, provides no service on weekends

Update March 21, 2015- The weekend drivers are either derelict, sleeping somewhere instead of working

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Review: Equinox gym in Brookfield Place

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Equinox Gym in Brookfield Place has finally opened and is attracting the expected crowd

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Have you been price gouged by Hudson Produce?

March 6, 2015- We are getting reports that Hudson Produce is charging delivery customers

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Should the Downtown Connection bus service we pay for be exclusive to BPC residents?

September 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I rode the Downtown Connection “free” bus service yesterday, and experience some really concerning

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Internet providers are “throttling” high-bandwidth sites

March 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The Internet service providers (ISP’s), such as Time Warner Cable, Comcast, and Verizon are

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