Category Archives: Gripes

No activity in the new “sailing school”

July 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The new “sailing school” that has supposedly replaced Mike Fortenbaugh’s is getting

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The design firm that invented “Urban Planning” deemed unsuitable by BPCA

Update June 23, 2015- The Broadsheet (BS) finally reported on this today, but they got

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Whole Foods has been overcharging you

Update July 2, 2015- In the wake of the bad press, the two CEO’s of Whole Foods are now admitting that they

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Taxi owners campaign donations buy them City Hall opposition to Uber

July 2, 2015- Bloomberg reports, “So many New Yorkers are signing up with Uber Technology Inc.

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The $30 hot dog scammer invades BPC

Update June 18, 2015- In the video, the vendor is shown displaying no prices, which is illegal.

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Illegal ticket vendors attack one another

July 2, 2015- DNAinfo reports that illegal ticket vendors who sell tickets to the Statue of

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NY Waterway ferries breaking the law again

June 29, 2015- I was walking on the esplanade behind Gateway, south of North Cove Marina,

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo and her conflict of interest with AIG contracts

June 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The BPCA convened a board meeting today. The first item on the agenda was the decision to change the company

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Review: The Swedish Midsummer Festival is an overcrowded deathtrap

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I have now witnessed two or three of these summer solstice celebratory Swedish Midsummer

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Gone in 60 Seconds: S7:E5

June 26, 2015

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Even world renowned Eleven Madison has problems with hot dog vendors

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Those abandoned bikes

June 25, 2015- BatteryPark.TV was the first source to detail the mysterious problem of

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Still no PEP seen patrolling the parks

Update June 24, 2015- I walked from the West Thames PEP office to Pier-A and back three

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Broadsheet omits key fact from story on changes to park rules

June 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The local advertising flier called the Broadsheet (BS) misled the community, once again, with

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Gone in 60 Seconds: S7:E4

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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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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies,

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Amada construction begins and is “6-months away”

Update June 20, 2015- I spoke with two senior construction mangers on the Amada site.

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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

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The yacht Boardwalk no longer has helicopter

June 13, 2015- After BatteryPark.TV and the Broadsheet reported on the helicopter that was

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