Category Archives: Gripes

Senator Schumer takes action on behalf of BatteryPark.TV

May 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last February, when I became appalled to see the mail to my building left unattended overnight

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Gone in 60-seconds

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Local food cart rips off tourist near Ground Zero charging $30 for hot dog

May 20, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has been on the vanguard of doing something about the parasitic

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Diane von Furstenberg in Brookfield Place

May 16, 2015- Natia and friend

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The new Gateway Plaza heating units are still generating inexplicably high electric bills

March 3, 2015- Letter to the Editor from Gateway resident

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The police and courts need to do something about noisy problem dogs

May 17, 2015- We have previously reported on the lone problematic dog in the neighborhood

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An Amtrak story

May 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD As you know, an Amtrak train from Washington to New York derailed and killed seven people,

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Have you been price gouged by Hudson Produce?

Update May 16, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We are getting reports that the grumpy night shift man is now refusing

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When did Monday become “date night” in New York?

May 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Monday nights in New York are a funny spectacle of human mating ritual. I keep forgetting that

Posted in -- In the News, Child care, Gripes, Health and lifestyle, Humor and pranks, Nightlife, Op-Ed, Restaurants | Leave a comment

Governors Island loud rave music is back

May 16, 2015- The Governors Island concert venue kicked off its season tonight to non-stop

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Letter: The Police memorial is still out of order and a disgrace

May 7, 2015- Letter to the Editor by (name withheld) Dear Battery Park TV: The Police Memorial located at Liberty Street and South End Avenue in Battery Park City

Posted in - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Hurricane Sandy, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks | 1 Comment

Kids love real grass fields

Update April 22, 2015- The field opened up, finally, and the kids love it. Their parents should

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Tessa Huxley’s gardeners allow every ilex shrub to die

May 13, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has previously pointed out the deteriorating conditions of the greenery

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Letter: Trash piling up at Vesey and West Street

May 10, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Jim B.

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New York Harbor now devoid of recreational boats in the wake of Mike Fortenbaugh’s eviction from North Cove Marina

May 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer What is missing from this photo? There are virtually no recreational sailboats now since Mike

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Sailing/Yachting | Leave a comment

A new form of Downtown gentrification: One percenters evicting the mere wealthy

March 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has reported on several cases recently of wealthy families with incomes over six-figures, renting apartments that cost well more than $3,000 per month, who have been evicted as their buildings were … Continue reading

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Video: The dangerous Liberty Street crossing of the West Side Highway

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Chipotle gets off to a bad start in BPC

May 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer When the Chipotle district manager and local store manager presented before the CB1 last month

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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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Man sues the City Parks and gets only $25,000 after four years in court

May 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer In January of 2011, BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported on the assault of a local BPC man,

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