Category Archives: — In the News

NBC resorts to soft core porn for news show ratings

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Your building is likely rent-stabilized

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer DNAinfo has a story today about the 421g law making FiDi luxury “condos” rent-stabilized

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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

Posted in -- In the News, Accomplishments, Featured Residents, Gripes, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Sailing/Yachting | 5 Comments

New York Times picks up our story about Goldman Sachs ferry boats

Update February 20, 2013 The NYT picked up our story and added more details.

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NY Post covers BatteryPark.TV story about the FEMA investigation into BPCA

November 10, 2013- The NY Post picked up our story about the odd decision by the BPCA to remove sandbags and intentionally allow pier A to flood

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Hurricane Sandy, Parks | Leave a comment

Pink Floyd saves ‘Algie’ the inflatable pig from being auctioned

August 28, 2015- Daily News reports, “The rock band’s iconic prop pig is going back to its makers

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Vanity Fair discusses the man-whores who use Tindr too much

August 27, 2015- Vanity Fair seems to be appalled that 20-somethings hook up using the Tindr app.

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The pencil towers are taking over the NYC

January 2, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The NYT editorial sections writes, “It’s not a tourist attraction yet, but when hard-hatted construction

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The Post covers our story on BPCA raises

October 5, 2014- The Post blatantly rips of BatteryPark.TV again, but that’s OK.

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World’s largest Ferris wheel coming to Staten Island

Update August 25, 2015- The parts for the Ferris wheel have arrived and construction has begun.

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De Blasio’s film czar booted

August 24, 2015- There have been many complaints over the last year about poorly thought

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Milstein ignores picketing animal rights activists outside his Park Avenue pad

August 20, 2015- The Real Deal reports, ““Depriving chimps of food and water; Howard P. Milstein, primate slaughter!”

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The masses are waking up and realizing that their buildings are rent stabilized

June 24, 2015- The WSJ reports today that people in FiDi are waking up and realizing that

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Police blotter: Staten Island ferry is the hot spot for crime

August 18, 2015- A local advertising flier is reporting the police blog handed to them by the First Precinct,

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NYT Chief Propagandist covers The Battery’s SeaGlass carousel

August 13, 2015- David Dunlap, the man who writes fake news for the NYT, is covering the opening of the

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Financial District, Parks, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Another ferry boat accident

August 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has extensively reported on how the NY Waterway and other

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Affordable Housing Units Coming to Upscale TriBeCa Building

August 12, 2015- DNAinfo reports, “The upscale building 460 Washington, which is still under

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Tribeca’s Ed Burns films new TV show in New York

August 9, 2015- The NYT features Tribeca’s Ed Burns and his new cop/gangster show set in the 1960’s,

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Pete Wells slams Danny Meyer’s Untitled but gives it 2-stars anyway

August 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer This is the first sentence of Pete Wells’ review of Danny Meyer’s restaurant

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Governors Island now has Citi Bikes

August 5, 2015- We reviewed last year the Governors Island experience and described it as miserable.

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