Category Archives: – In the News

BPC to get a 2-Michelin-star chef at Jose Garces’ Amada

January 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Finally, BatteryPark.TV might have something to praise in the restaurant world other than Batard and El Vez.

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Danny Meyer made $400 Million today on Shake Shack (SHAK) IPO

Updated January 30, 2015- Told you so. I wrote yesterday for the public record that Shake Shack (SHAK) shares were

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CB1’s Tammy Meltzer praises Sheldon Silver after his arrest

January 25, 2014- Downtown Express reports, “Tammy Meltzer, a Community Board 1 member, said

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It’s not just the Democrats who are corrupt in New York

Update January 30, 2015- The U.S. Attorney who brought down Democrat Sheldon Silver is now looking into the

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The NY Times reviews Blue Smoke and North End Grill

January 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV recently wrote our review of not only North End Grill and Blue Smoke, but of the entire

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Ignore the news. Watch the NASA satellite for the best storm status updates.

January 26, 2015- For the best estimates of any storm track, ignore the news and watch

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What Steve Jobs would have invented if he had lived longer

Update January 29, 2014- Apple posted Q4 earnings so big that they are incomprehensible. The

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It gets worse for Sheldon Silver: Cushy no-show law firm job axed.

January 28, 2015- The woes have just begun for the once most powerful politician in the State of New York.

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro mocks FBI investigations into Sheldon Silver

 January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The largest newspapers reported last week that New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is

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Restaurants need to adopt Apple Pay ASAP

Update January 28, 2015- Told you so. Apple posted historic earnings in Q4 on iPhone 6 sales.

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The fallout begins: NY Post ties top NY judges to alleged Sheldon Silver asbestos crimes

January 25, 2015- The civil courts across the country are now the only honest source of check and balance

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Sheldon Silver pushed out by his own Democrats

January 27, 2015- The NYT reports, “Moving to exile one of New York’s most powerful and long-serving leaders, Democrats in the State

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Did the Nor’easter and Storm of the Century miss us?

Update January 27, 2015- Told you so. There was no blizzard. We inform.

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Cuomo on the Non-Blizzard of 2015

January 27, 2015- Your Moment of Zen: Governor Cuomo after the state and city were literally shut down by him, wiping the egg off of his face.

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Urban Meyer‘s deafening message for ESPN’s Mark May

The Post reports, “Mark May has been a persistent and longstanding critic of Ohio State. Urban Meyer knows this.

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Larry Schwartz is ousted as Cuomo’s “Chief of Staff”

January 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the chaos within Governor Cuomo’s staff in Albany and his staff running the BPCA.

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Sheldon Silver steps down

January 25, 2015- The NY Times reports that Sheldon Silver has

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Told you so: Sheldon Silver arrested by FBI

January 22, 2015- SHELDON SILVER HAS BEEN ARRESTED BY THE FBI, for allegedly not reporting income from law firms.

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The pencil towers are taking over the NYC

January 2, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The NYT editorial sections writes, “It’s not a tourist attraction yet, but when hard-hatted construction

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The housing bubble will deflate rapidly in 2015

December 8, 2014- The WSJ reports that the Fed will likely raise

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