Category Archives: Asphalt Green

Wanna get in shape?

Tweet Update December 20, 2015- Starting next month, boxing cross-fit (see above). Also, see below. Tweet

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Asphalt Green is failing miserably

Tweet Update January 31, 2016- There were hints at this during the BPCA Town Hall (read below, and video above). Asphalt Green is failing miserably and the Upper East Side company is treating our Tweet

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U.S. Senate now investigates rubber pellet turf fields

Tweet January 22, 2016- The U.S. Senate is now weighing in on the safety of those ubiquitous Tweet

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $30 a month

Tweet (5,400 real BPC residents have read this story as of September 7, 2015. We inform.) Update September 7, 2015- Now that the BPCA is effectively shutting down the parks conservancy by firing people, or switching them over to become … Continue reading

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May LaForce Be With You

Tweet August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack Tweet

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Equinox declines to use Danny Meyer’s juices

Tweet February 11, 2015- A little more than two years ago, Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Tweet

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Letter: I am sick of Townley using BPCA as his piggy bank

Tweet Letter to the Editor September 26, 2013- By BPC Parent I am sick of Bob Townley Tweet

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Survey: What do you think of Asphalt Green?

Tweet January 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With the Brookfield Place Equinox getting close to opening, will the struggling Asphalt Green be dealt a fatal blow Tweet

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Alarming gangs of tweens gather by ballfields every Friday night

Tweet October 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I got a tip about gangs of tweens hanging Tweet

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The Asphalt Green roof leak will still be a budget item going into 2015

Tweet October 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the $1.5 Million spent by the BPCA to simply study the cause of a roof leak over Tweet

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Brookfield Equinox now signing up members for 2015

Tweet September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The Brookfield Place Equinox will occupy the entire space on the third floor that is above the Hudson Eats. Equinox managers have set up a temporary office Tweet

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Exclusive: The NBA draws creeps to BPC

Tweet July 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Conrad Hotel is the preferred site now for the visiting NBA teams. They practice in the Asphalt Green gymnasium. Also, the hotel is far enough away from Midtwon to keep … Continue reading

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How Asphalt Green eventually opened

Tweet June 13, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD Finally, seven years after the Battery Park City Authority approved the creation of the Asphalt Green community center, it will open this weekend and be nearly 18-months behind schedule. Undoubtedly, on … Continue reading

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Did Martha Gallo stage a press conference during the BPCA board meeting?

Tweet August 3, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer On July 31st, the BPCA board convened a public meeting. In the audience was local resident Matt Fenton who is also an amateur writer for the local Broadsheet (BS). Mr. Fenton … Continue reading

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Asphalt Green’s Carol Tweedy outrages CB1

Tweet May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Asphalt Green’s long-time Executive Director, Carol Tweedy, finally, after a year of the BPC Asphalt Green being open, made an appearance before the community. She spoke to the monthly CB1 meeting held … Continue reading

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Asphalt Green struggles

Tweet May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We are hearing that the community programs offered by Asphalt Green, Tweet

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PEP refuse to enforce West Thames grass field rules, leading to destruction of grass

Tweet June 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The BPCA is still refusing to acknowledge that the strip of land along the West Side Highway is now BPCA responsibility, per Tweet

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Alcohol and swimming pools coming soon to Asphalt Green. What could go wrong?

Tweet June 30, 2014- Tomorrow, at the CB1 meeting, Asphalt Green will ask for a liquor license. That’s a little strange for “community center” that caters to youth. Tweet

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Exclusive: New head of Asphalt Green is Margaret Siegel

Tweet June 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported that Carol Tweedy was ousted from Asphalt Green, and that the BPC location was having membership problems. Tweet

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Things you can do locally this weekend

Tweet June 6, 2014– By Steven E. Greer See the Robert de Niro art exhibit: Robert de Niro Jr, the actor, is honoring his father with an exhibition of his father’s art. It opens this weekend at the DC Moore … Continue reading

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