Category Archives: – In the News

Trump goes bankrupt again. This time in Manhattan.

September 16, 2014- The WSJ reports that the Trump SoHo

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Astorino, “US Attorney should tell voters before Election Day whether Gov. Cuomo committed a crime”

September 13, 2014- The Post reports, “US Attorney Preet Bharara should tell voters before Election Day whether Gov. Cuomo or his aides committed a crime

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We support raising the minimum wage

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Interview with Dexcom’s CEO Terry Gregg

August 11, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD In Part 1 of our interview with the CEO of Dexcom (Ticker DXCM), Terry Gregg, we review the business model and products. Mr. Gregg explains how continuous glucose monitoring is safer … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Rupert Murdoch eyes downtown for new headquarters

September 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was doing a food review in

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Is Sheldon Silver really fighting for more schools?

December 3, 2013- By Steven E. Greer MD Some of State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s proudest accomplishments are the new schools that he takes credit for building. He even has

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Citizen places entire community board under arrest for violating state open meeting law

June 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has extensively written about the rampant violation of New York Open Meeting Law by the BPCA board and Community Board 1. Whenever

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Rajkumar accused of plagiarizing Gateway Plaza lawsuit

April 8, 2014- Downtown Express reports, “Days after filing a $100 million class action lawsuit against the landlord and management of Gateway Plaza on behalf of a fellow tenant of the complex, Democratic District Leader Jenifer Rajkumar

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Will Mayor de Blasio build new affordable housing on Gateway Plaza land?

February 22, 2014- The WSJ reports, “Few people in New York City have more at stake in accomplishing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s goal of delivering 200,000 affordable-housing units than Alicia Glen, his new deputy mayor for housing and economic development. … Continue reading

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Video of bicyclist getting “doored” by taxi passenger

September 13, 2014- Watch the entire clip. You will see a

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New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

July 23, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the July 29th edition of New Yorker Magazine, journalist Nick Paumgarten covered our exclusive story about kayak activists in Midtown forcing the ferry boats docking in Battery Park City to honk … Continue reading

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Residential tower on Greenwich to be taller than Freedom Tower

September 2, 2014- A real estate blog posted new drawings of the absurdly tall residential tower going in on Greenwich

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News reports confirm Citi Bike scam we first reported

September 12, 2014- The Post confirms what BatteryPark.TV previously reported,

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Despite multiple malpractice payouts, doctors often keep practicing

Doctor who runs 200 Chambers Urgent Care being investigated by NY Health Department

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My surreal experiences on September 11, 2001

September 9, 2011 (ten year anniversary) By Steven Greer, MD No story told by a living person about September 11th, 2001 can compare to the events experienced by those who were on the

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New York Dolls sued by strippers

September 17, 2013- The NY Post is reporting that strippers at Downtown’s very own New York Dolls are suing because of onerous work conditions. No, not the “forced to get naked” part, but rather because they were not allowed to … Continue reading

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Watch Governor Cuomo refuse to speak to his opponent Zephyr Teachout

September 6, 2014- Watch Governor Cuomo refuse to speak to his opponent Zephyr Teachout.

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Broadsheet fails to disclose conflicts on interest

September 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer On September 2nd, the CB1 met and several important topics were discussed, which BatteryPark.TV promptly reported.

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Misinformation by Brookfield claims restaurants opening soon

September 3, 2014- The NY Times is the gullible victim of misinformation by the Brookfield Place bullies today. They are eagerly reporting that the

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Pier A plans are “A slap in the face to Italian Americans”

Update: June 25, 2011 The oyster bar wins It appears as if the BPCA is not backing down on its subversive plans to turn Pier A into a for-profit bar (see below). John Fratta, leading opponent to the bar plan … Continue reading

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