Category Archives: – In the News

New York Times covers the North Cove Marina saga

December 15, 2014- The NYT covered the North Cove Marina saga. Most importantly, they got some quotes from Governor Cuomo’s office,

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Bill O’Reilly’s flagrantly sexist comments about Senator Elizabeth Warren

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD As cable TV ratings fall across the board, and Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly ages and loses his foothold as the most watched show on Fox,

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Sheldon Silver has made NY civil courts the worst in the country, Op-Ed claims

December 17, 2014- The NY Daily News, in an Op-Ed, points out how State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who received at least $700,000 in salary a year from a large personal injury law firm,

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Will Fashion Week head Downtown?

December 18, 2014- The poorly managed obnoxious parade of narcissistic fashion industry snakes overplayed their

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Plans for the old Syms store on Greenwich Street in FiDi

  December 17, 2014- The not-so-reliable rumor mongers at The Post claim that the Syms store is being shopped around to become yet

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Legislation Introduced to Ban Drones From New York City Skies

December 18, 2014- The WSJ reports, “Drones could be banned from the New York City skies under legislation introduced

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Broadsheet botches story on newly hired PEP

December 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has been the only news source to accurately report on the fact that the city-controlled Park Enforcement Police (PEP) were not showing up to work in the Battery Park City

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The cheating continues at Stuyvesant High School

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Muhammad Islam, the 17-year-old Stuyvesant student who concocted a hoax that he was worth $72 Million from day-trading,

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The biggest A-hole in Hollywood is from New York, surprise surprise

December 14, 2014- Hollywood is full of scum. the recent hack into Sony Pictures computers has revealed the details.

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That Stuyvesant High School kid worth $72 Million admits he lied

Update December 16, 2014- Shocker. The Post ran with another unverified sensational but bogus story. This kid totally lied,

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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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What you need to know about ISIS

Update December 1, 2014- Told you so. The military is warning soldiers that their families at home are at risk of attack from

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The housing bubble will deflate rapidly in 2015

December 8, 2014- The WSJ reports that the Fed will likely raise

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Those tall ugly apartment buildings sprouting up all over are not really for living in

December 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The New York City skyline is transforming as super tall and skinny needle towers go up faster than weeds. Despite having thin walls and being nothing but glass boxes, the apartments inside are … Continue reading

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

Update December 11, 2014- The developers of this gargantuan tower that will stick out like a North Korean penis monument are apparently leaving out the almighty CB1 from their development process.

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With 3 WTC Financing Finally a Done Deal, What Comes Next?

November 30, 2014- Observer reports, “Silverstein Properties scored

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The real Eataly coming to 4 WTC in 2015

Updated December 6, 2014- I was just in my elevator with a mother and her 10-yo or so son. She had an Eataly bag of food.

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BPCA sues Wall Street bank that employs its own board member

February 10, 2014- Bloomberg reports that the BPCA is suing numerous Wall Street banks for rigging the bond offering system back in 2003 when the BPCA raised hundreds of millions in revenue. Of note, the BPCA’s CFO, Robert Serpico, was … Continue reading

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More Sheldon Silver scandals uncovered by FBI

December 8, 2014- The NY Times reports, “So far, people with knowledge of the matter say, prosecutors have found that Sheldon Silver,

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