Category Archives: – In the News

The new Greer middle school at the Seaport

November 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In February of this year, BatteryPark.TV observed during a CB1

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Howard Hughes Unveils South Street Seaport Proposal

November 24, 2014- Observer reports, ““Unfortunately, it’s clear that the Howard Hughes Corp. has not fully considered all of the guidelines put

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NY Post real estate propagandist promulgates lie that Le District is opening soon

November 25, 2014- For years, the Brookfield Canadian thugs have paid off the mainstream media to spread false rumors of

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Bâtard is voted “Restaurant of the Year” by Eater readers

November 18, 2014- Eater selected restaurants for readers

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BatteryPark.TV reporting leads to ouster of PEP Captain Falcon

Update November 11, 2014- As we predicted on March 21st, below, Captain Falcon

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Wall Street banker found dead with throat cut just south of WTC

November 19, 2014- Near BPC, on the south side of the WTC complex, a 41-year-old Managing Director at Citigroup,

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Lindsay Lohan is planning move to W Hotel in Financial District

November 17, 2014- The Daily News reports,

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Mayor de Blasio continues to say “Let them eat cake” to anti-helicopter activists

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer To no one’s surprise, Mayor de Blasio is still not going to

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Multiple gourmet grocery stores to open in WTC

November 18, 2014- The Post is reporting that several gourmet

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Brookfield abandons plan to buy Atlantic City’s Revel Casino

November 22, 2014- We previously reported on the plans of Brookfield to sell their partially renovated Brookfield Place

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Meet the new boss: Interview with The Who’s Roger Daltrey

In full screen 1080i HD More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage and young adult years. Now, with the other member of the legendary rock band … Continue reading

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Fairway grocery store chain wants to back out of Greenwich Street lease

Update October 15, 2014- A real estate blog reports that Fairway want to back out of its Tribeca lease. Perhaps the new Eatlay coming to the WTC nearby is the reason? Who knows. All I know is that Whole Foods … Continue reading

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Seaport gets another 1000-ft high-rise: 92 Fulton Street

Update January 23, 2014- The Post reports that “Mavrix Group is looking at a total of seven parcels of land, Erin Wicomb, co-founder of the development firm said.” January 8, 2014- In addition to the Pier 17 high-rise, nearby on … Continue reading

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101 Murray Street: Another 1000-foot tower coming to Downtown? Maybe not.

Update February 22, 2014- The developer received such pushback from this story, that they are now refuting it entirely, blaming it all on misleading “blogs”.  (oh you insignificant dismissible “bogs” (sarcasm)). A local blog reporting on the blog stories that … Continue reading

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Verizon HQ on West Street acquired by CIM Group for condos

January 2, 2014- A blog reports, “CIM Group and Magnum Real Estate Group announced today the acquisition of a condominium interest primarily consisting of floors 11 through 31 in 140 West Street, a 32-story office tower in Manhattan’s TriBeCa neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Yet another 1000-foot residential tower going up in FiDi near BPC: 22 Thames

December 10, 2013- Curbed is reporting, “Fisher Brothers has posted some renderings of the Rafael Vinoly-designed 22 Thames…It also could become the tallest residential building in Lower Manhattan if it exceeds 937 feet, passing the Four Seasons Hotel & Residences … Continue reading

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3 WTC gets Liberty bonds. Construction continues.

October 7, 2014- Larry Silverstein did it again. He was able to win discounted funding in the form of $1.6 Billion in Liberty Bonds to finish 3 WTC.

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3 WTC signs a new whale tenant

December 23, 2013- The Post reports, “In a spectacular holiday present for the World Trade Center and developer Larry Silverstein, media investment management giant GroupM has signed a 20-year lease for over a half-million square feet at 3 WTC, paving … Continue reading

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Mario Batali sued by neighbor because his restaurant smells

November 21, 2014- I have never been a fan of Mario Batali because

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FIKA coffee and chocolates to open in WTC Tower 4

November 18, 2014- The Post reports that FIKA will be opening at the ground

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