Category Archives: – In the News

De Niro Socked With $6.4 Million IRS Tax Lien

February 27, 2015- The news is reporting, “The Internal Revenue Service

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Lower East Side group that fights CB3 is featured in the news

February 25, 2015- These guys remind us of BatteryPark.TV in many way. The Post reports on

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City Council wants to make it harder to force tenants out

February 26, 2015- Crain’s reports, “Manhattan Councilman Daniel Garodnick plans to introduce a bill

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FBI investigates JCOPE

February 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The WSJ reports that the U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is, “Pursuing a broader strategy

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TriBeCans snubbed at the Oscars

February 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last night was the 87th Academy Awards, otherwise know as the Oscars. The big winners surprised

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The housing bubble will deflate rapidly in 2015

Update February 24, 2015- The WSJ reports, “Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen,

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Told you so. Le District is not “opening soon”

Update February 25, 2015- A real estate blog is unquestionably regurgitating claims by the

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

Update February 24, 2015- The Post reports that Larry can’t find a job now and is radioactive due to his handling of the Moreland Commission and other sleazy Albany things. However,

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With Sheldon Silver gone, 421a law’s future is even more unclear

February 1, 2015- One of the biggest scams perpetrated by the real estate moguls who control the city has been their

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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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Sheldon Silver indicted

February 19, 2014- Good ole Shelly might not be able to dodge jail-time after all. The Post reports, “A federal grand jury

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The Broadsheet finally reports on the Sheldon Silver scandal, making no mention of arrest, only praising him

February 3, 2015- Op-Ed by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has long criticized the extreme bias of the local advertising flier called the Broadsheet (BS),

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Dangerous MTA bus drivers finally being arrested

February 20, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last year, an MTA bus driver was violating the law and parking his full-size bus on North End

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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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Bloomberg is vindicated: The Feds agree with him that sugary sodas should be taxed

February 20, 2015- The Post reports, “An influential nutritional panel sounded the alarm Thursday against

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Nobu is leaving Tribeca for historic building on Broadway in FiDi

February 10, 2015- The Post reports, “Nobu, for 20 years one of New York’s most storied

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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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No end in sight to the snow and cold

February 16, 2015- This is the NASA

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Exclusive: Embezzlement uncovered within Downtown Little League

(2,500 people have read this post as of February 15, 2015) Update February 13, 2015- A member of the Downtown Little League board is telling people that

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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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