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April 24, 2014- Speaker Sheldon Silver’s long-time friend, who helped obstruct development in the Lower East Side to make sure that the population was more likely to vote for Silver, pleaded guilty to stealing $9 Million in charitable funds.
April 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Local CBS 2 covered our story on the Pier A, verbatim (with no reference to the source, us, of course).
April, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Well, statistically, the p-value that this is a fluke is getting pretty small. The number of TV news anchors who have been hired after I suggested them to the heads of news is astonishing.
March 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When the story broke yesterday about a 16-year-old kid breaching One World Trade Center security, I called every editor and journalist I knew to remind them that the Goldman Sachs parachutists last year … Continue reading
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
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
April 22, 2014- The usually liberal NYT reports, once again, on how Governor Cuomo made a political miscalculation by closing his own Moreland anti-corruption commission. The article today is about a recent poll showing voter disapproval. Recall, the Feds stepped … Continue reading
April 22, 2014- The Post reports on the awakening of the usual Apple iPhone theft muggings in city parks.
April 22, 2014- The Post reports a story with video of a hulking man on the subway abusing an elderly couple. Rider then intervened with a beat down.
April 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Taylor Swift is on a publicity tour of New York, complete with actually moving to Tribeca, and hiring a new PR team. What is telling is just how easily bought off are the … Continue reading
April 20, 2014- The cabaret liquor license at the Greenhouse nightclub is in jeopardy. The State Liquor Authority is set to renew the license, and elected officials are urging the SLA not to do so due to the numerous cases … Continue reading
April 19, 2014- The Post has a lengthy historical piece on the Seaport, and slams the Howard Hughes Corporation, “Now Howard Hughes plans on finishing the job —
March 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Well, I caused the cancellation of another show. CNBC’s Larry Kudlow had his 7:00 PM show cancelled. This is a clip of me on his show (Note how he botches my name … Continue reading
April 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We previously commented on the new form of gentrification involving the merely wealthy being evicted by the ultra-wealthy in Battery Park City. The 22 River Terrace condo conversion, and others nearby, are driving … Continue reading
April 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Officials are now reporting that the captain of the Korean ferry boat that sank, killing hundreds, had no captain at the helm. A lower ranking employee was steering when the vessel went off … Continue reading
March 17, 2014- The Post reports that Preet Bharara’s Second District of the DOJ is now going after the Related Companies empire for ignoring regulations in the Disabilities Act. This comes shortly after
March 29, 2014- The Durst real estate organization, that now owns the One World Trade Center, has replaced the head of security for the construction project. The Post reports, ”David Velazquez — ex-director of the Newark FBI field office —
March 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Pew research people have a book out, “The Next America: Boomers, Millennials”, and it has me thinking. I never really thought about it, but labeling the demise of a society as … Continue reading
March 11, 2014- The Eater blog reports that Iron Chef TV show winner Jose Garces is opening a full sit-down restaurant in Brookfield Place (i.e. not the food court section). There is no word yet on the type of restaurant, … Continue reading
March 30, 2014- CBS’ “60 Minutes” featured a fascinating story, written up by author Michael Lewis, about how high speed trading is just legalized front running of large clients trying to place orders. This was all discovered in 2008 by … Continue reading
April 11, 2014- In a very important move, BPC’s best restaurant, the North End Grill, has announced that Chef Floyd Cardoz is leaving. He might
April 16, 2014- Just as we correctly predicted many times that the biotech bubble would deflate as soon as the Fed hinted at raising interest rates, we also called out high New York City apartment prices as a bubble. Now, … Continue reading
April 15, 2014- The Post reports on the evictions taking place at 22 River Terrace, “Since tenants received a “red herring” in January, Centurion has refused to renew leases and has exercised an option to cancel others.
March 28, 2014- The WSJ reports, “A string of federal corruption cases involving officials in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco and other cities shows the fruits of an increased use of aggressive tactics by the Justice Department to root out state … Continue reading
March 23, 2014- The Post reports via Crain’s (so we have now recycled this for the third time), “City Hall and the city’s Department of Education were the top two employers in 2013 — with City Hall employing more than … Continue reading
Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD In Part 1 of our interview with Robert Klitzman, MD, ethics professor at Columbia University, we discuss the 23andMe genetic test kit company and why the FDA made them stop marketing the tests.
Update April 9, 2014- This unit sold for $2.96 Million. March 12, 2014- Crain’s reports, “A condominium at the Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park will be hitting the auction block next month, marking one of the few times a luxury … Continue reading
March 21, 2014- The NYT is reporting that Time inc, now located in the Time Warner building at Columbus Circle, is looking to relocate t Brookfield Place, in the second building.
April 12, 2014- WSJ reports that the Manhattan DA has subpoenaed the Port Authority. The exact reason for the actions were unclear. This investigative body is in addition to the DOJ’s Preet Bharara, and various other New Jersey investigators.
April 9, 2014- The Post reports that former long-time BPC resident, Dr. Nirav Shah, is being ousted after scandals related to lack of inspections of abortion clinics. “State Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah is stepping down amid criticism over his … Continue reading
March 26, 2014- A blog reports, “According to Christina Isnardi, an NYU student who worked as a crew member for the Tribeca Film Festival in 2012, the star-studded
March 17, 2014- A real estate blog reports that actor Leonardo Di Caprio is not only staying put in his BPC apartment at 2 River Terrace, but bought out his neighbors for $8 Million, presumably to expand.
March 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer With American Express having stopped the funding for the Tribeca Film Festival last year, and the increasing irrelevance of the event, the festival has been on life support. In fact, the home base … Continue reading
April 11, 2014- In a Bloomberg article, details emerged of the condo conversion plans for the historic Verizon building on West Street, across from Goldman Sachs and WTC.
March 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has reported on several cases recently of wealthy families with incomes over six-figures, renting apartments that cost well more than $3,000 per month, who have been evicted as their buildings were … Continue reading
April 11. 2014- Any New York State politicians who were doing a victory lap when Governor Cuomo shut down his own anti-corruption panel, to get a budget passed, will be sweating like a whore in church today. The DOJ’s Preet … Continue reading
April 10, 2014- The Downtown Express has posted an update to their story about the lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar being accused of plagiarism by competing lawyers. It seems that the three law firms will now join up and battle LeFrak and … Continue reading
April 9, 2014- The release of data by Medicare that shows what individual doctors earned from Medicare is making all sorts of news. One of the biggest over-billing crooks is a Miami eye doctor who is no stranger to investigations.
April 9, 2014- BatteryPark.TV has previously reported that the various ferry boat companies serving Downtown are unnecessarily risking lives by having only one human at the helm.
April 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The local Broadsheet (BS) was handed some inside information from Robin Forst at the BPCA to help their case in the court of public opinion. Recall, the BPCA is now heading to real … Continue reading