Category Archives: — In the News

EDC backs away from secret plans to demolish entire seaport buildings

May 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Perhaps due to the loss of Mayor Bloomberg’s appointed head to run the EDC, real-estate-friendly

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Ed Hogan leaves Brookfield Office Properties

May 17, 2015- The man who orchestrated the leases for the retail shops in Brookfield Place,

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New Jersey hit-and-run perp arrested

Update May 21, 2015- In a surprise, the New Jersey hit-and-run perp was arrested. Downtown

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Why Children Are Abandoning Baseball

May 20, 2015- The WSJ wrote a rather lengthy rambling story about the decline of Little League.

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Oculus PATH station slammed in the press again

May 20, 2015- The Port Authority can destroy architectural projects like no other bureaucracy. The WSJ reports, “Instead,

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11 Madison to be sold for $2.6 Billion

May 20, 2015- The pre-war building at 11 Madison Avenue, home to 3-Michelin-star “Eleven Madison”

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CB1’s Catherine McVay Hughes gets her name in the press again

May 19, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer The NYT today is “reporting” on the new Liberty Park going up south of Ground Zero, which

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Should parents be served alcohol while carrying babies?

May 21, 2014- BatteryPark.TV viewers have posted comments of concern about small children

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The police and courts need to do something about noisy problem dogs

May 17, 2015- We have previously reported on the lone problematic dog in the neighborhood

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When did Monday become “date night” in New York?

May 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Monday nights in New York are a funny spectacle of human mating ritual. I keep forgetting that

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A Tribeca skid-row to be bulldozed

May 7, 2015- Crain’s reports that the skid-row of rundown buildings on West Broadway between Warren and Murray is going to be

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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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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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It’s not just the Democrats who are corrupt in New York

Update January 30, 2015- The U.S. Attorney who brought down Democrat Sheldon Silver is now looking into the

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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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The CEO of New York Road Runners pushed out?

May 13, 2015- BPC residents were recently outraged when a half-marathon organized by the

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Violent crime in city parks worsens

May 11, 2015- The violent rapes, assaults, and robberies in our city parks is getting worse. The Post reports,

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Chinese real estate firm chases families off Chase Plaza

May 12, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “Financial District families were alarmed when they and their children

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A new form of Downtown gentrification: One percenters evicting the mere wealthy

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

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The real estate company masquerading as Trinity Church

May 11, 2015- The Post reports on the real estate moguls masquerading as a church, “Trinity Church is selling the lavish Soho town house that the Rev. James Cooper

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