Category Archives: — In the News

Post article on the out of control food carts problem

August 2, 2015- You are not alone if you are pissed off about the growing spread of these hot

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Whole Foods revenue drops after overcharging scandal

July 30, 2015- The WSJ reports, “Whole Foods Market Inc. said sales growth slowed sharply

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Uber has not yet begun to “disrupt”

Update July 23, 2015- I told you so. In my essay yesterday on Uber, below, I was the only one

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Why are Google, Facebook, and Twitter allowed to promote ISIS?

July 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Once again, another “lone wolf” radical Islam terrorist has massacred innocent American civilians

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Teacher at private Lehman prep arrested for having sex with 16-yo student

July 30, 2015- Daily News reports, “David Azurmendi, who had been working at the exclusive

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Construction in New York City Goes Through The Roof

July 30, 2015- As more evidence of the impending housing bubble soon to burst once Janet Yellen

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Gigi Li pulls out of District Leader race

July 30, 2015- DNAinfo reports that Gigi Li is no longer running for the District Leader elected

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Tess Huxley rumored to be pushed out by Dennis Mehiel

July 28, 2015- The Post reports, “The highly respected longtime chairman of the Battery Park

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Who killed the ducklings of Teardrop Park?

June 7, 2011- By Steven Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has learned that a mallard duck nest in Teardrop Park, that hatched into at least 10

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SOHO stores continue to skimp on security and get robbed constantly

July 29, 2015- DNAinfo reports (here and here) on more SOHO shops robbed of thousands

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And another jumper

July 27, 2015- The Post reports, “A woman threw herself overboard from a Staten Island Ferry

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We support raising the minimum wage

July 23, 2015- Governor Cuomo has moved to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

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Low demand for new condos

July 21, 2015- We have previously reported how the majority of owners of new condo units

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More bad food reviews for Gov. Chrystie’s 1 WTC observatory

Update July 24, 2015- Steve Cuozzo of The Post slams the restaurants at the top of WTC 1 even more so than did Eater.

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City Council bill to ban tourist helicopters

Update July 24, 2015- The bill was introduced.

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BPC resident raises $40 Million for environmental cause

July 23, 2015- The Post reports, “Elton John and John Legend were surprise performers at

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Cuomo secretly worked with Republican senate to kill bill raising minimum wage

June 29, 2015- The Post reports, “Despite public claims to the contrary, Gov. Cuomo worked

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New Jersey hit-and-run perp pleads not guilty

Downtown Express photo by Dusica Sue Malesevic Update July 23, 2015- The woman from New Jersey who is being charged with running

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Should parents be served alcohol while carrying babies?

May 21, 2014- BatteryPark.TV viewers have posted comments of concern about small children

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CB1’s Jeff Galloway convicted of felony tax evasion

Update July 21, 2015- Jeff Galloway will be sentenced tomorrow in Part 1 of the Supreme

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