Category Archives: — In the News

Images of a crashed crane in the heart of Tribeca

Tweet February 5, 2016- This is as close as we could get to the crane that collapsed on Worth Street. Tweet

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Neighbors warned Catherine McVay Hughes and her CB1 of swaying Tribeca crane hours before fatal collapse

Tweet February 5, 2016- Folks, if you see a construction crane, walk away from it. They are dangerous Tweet

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Deadly crane collapse in Lower Manhattan

Tweet February 5, 2016- by Steven E. Greer All of those sirens were for the response to a deadly crane collapse on Worth and West Broadway in Tribeca. Tweet

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De Blasio’s horse debacle makes history

Tweet February 5, 2016- Politico writes, “Capping one of the more bewildering political debacles in recent Tweet

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The lame Manhattan GOP picks a candidate to fill Sheldon Silver’s spot

Tweet February 4, 2016- by Steven Greer I knew about this months ago when the head of the Manhattan Republican Tweet

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Julie Menin to run city’s film permitting office

Tweet February 3, 2016- The Post reports that Julie Menin is being shuffled from the Consumer Affair Tweet

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Quality study shows that high intensity workout with high protein diet gets people shredded in four weeks

Tweet February 3, 2016- We have previously mentioned the Stuyvesant Community Center’s high intensity Tweet

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Cuomo gives the middle finger to local city Democrats

Tweet February 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The bigger story playing out with this PEP-firing is how Governor Como, the man in charge Tweet

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UPS can’t adapt to the new Amazon.com world

Tweet December 22, 2015- If you have noticed that your Zappos or Amazon.com packages have Tweet

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“Best Chef in the World” commits suicide at age 44

Tweet February 1, 2016- NYT, “Benoît Violier, the French-Swiss chef who scaled the heights of gastronomy Tweet

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The nidus of American state-sponsored media

Tweet January 31, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I just learned something that explains it all. It was the nidus for the American state-sponsored Tweet

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If you go to SoulCycle, you are wasting your money

Tweet January 25, 2016- The Post has a story titled “Money-grubbing SoulCycle has totally sold out“. Tweet

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Playing Robin Hood: Cuomo and De Blasio fight over how to spend your tax dollars outside of BPC

Tweet January 27, 2016- Playing Robin Hood, Governor Cuomo and Comptroller Stringer have ganged Tweet

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BatteryPark.TV helps create 1,180 new rent-stabilized apartments

Tweet December 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first news source Downtown to report on how many of the so-called Tweet

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Conrad Hilton ordered into drug treatment

Tweet January 27, 2016- After Paris Hilton ruined the brand with her amateur porn tapes and jail time, Tweet

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The 421-a heroin really did stop flowing

Tweet January 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has extensively reported on the 421-a real estate tax break law that was forest Tweet

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Could the BPCA’s Kevin McCabe and Robin Forst be charged with assault?

Tweet January 25, 2016- In the news is a story about a radical professor at the University of Missouri Tweet

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Pencil-tower backlash

Tweet January 25, 2016- Bloomberg reports that expiring laws and local backlash are jeopardizing Tweet

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The Blizzard headline game the news is playing

Tweet Update January 25, 2016- The WSJ avoided the “Blizzard” term altogether. The journalist, Tweet

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Told you so. It was not a blizzard according to the NYT

Tweet January 24, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am such a genius contrarian. All of you thought that I had lost my marbles when I was proclaiming Tweet

Posted in - Downtown oversight, -- In the News, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, City Hall & Civic Center, Film Theater and TV, Financial District, Governors Island, Gripes, Hudson River Park Trust, Lower East Side, Op-Ed, Seaport, SoHo, The Battery, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | 6 Comments