Category Archives: – In the News

Little Muenster closes shop

July 30, 2014- BatteryPark.TV and others have given the Hudson Eats Little Muenster not-so-glowing reviews.

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“Slumlord” Steve Croman Under Investigation by State Attorney General

July 30, 2014- The Daily News reports that a controversial Lower East Side landlord is being investigated

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Another yacht break-in at North Cove Marina

July 30, 2014- Just one day after BatteryPark.TV reported on the absence of the PEP security

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Madelyn Wils pisses off New Jersey

July 28, 2014- Madelyn Wils and her HRPT first outraged Tribecans

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Kayak activist receives threats

July 29, 2014- The Post has an article about the ferry boat horn honking, and in it they mention that the ringleader of the kayak activism,

Posted in - Federal government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Helicopter noise, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Outdoor events, Sailing/Yachting | Leave a comment

Cuomo’s scandals reach Governor Christie level in media

July 28, 2014- BatteryPark.TV was the first news

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Restaurant, Employees Taking on Giant Brookfield

July 11, 2014- The Commercial Observer reports on the story BP.TV previously

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Summer camps fail to perform proper sex-offender checks

July 16, 2014- Local NBC reported that most summer camps in the area fail to do a proper sex-offender background check on the people they hire to watch over your kids at summer camp. U.S. Senator Schumer is proposing a … Continue reading

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A full media blitz suggests Cuomo is now target of Preet Bharara

July 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When senior federal officials make public comments,

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Preet Bharara goes after another state corruption target

July 1, 2014- The Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, whose office took over Governor Cuomo’s anti-corruption

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DOJ now has Cuomo’s Moreland Commission anti-corruption records

Update May 28, 2014- The WSJ reports that the DOJ has instructed state officials to not destroy any documents obtained by the Moreland commission. May 13, 2014- The Post reports that the Federal DOJ now has the New York State … Continue reading

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You gotta “pay to play” to get NY State construction contracts

July 21, 2014- The NY Post reports that several construction contractors awarded state jobs then turned around and promptly donated cash to the Cuomo-2014 campaign.

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Using shell company 501c non-profits is common form of corruption

March 6, 2014- The recent conviction of a New York State Assemblyman, William Boyland, details how elected officials and others in the power grid on New York love to form noble sounding non-profits as tax-exempt 501c’s then funnel money from … Continue reading

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Sheldon Silver spends $7.5 Million on legal defense fees, and takes it from campaign funds

July 22, 2014- The Daily News reports, “Scandal-scarred

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Tour bus collides with car at dangerous West Thames and Battery Place intersection

July 18, 2014 (2:00 PM)- By Steven E. Greer, MD Today, at the infamous intersection of West Thames and Battery Place, where the DOT is in the process of installing safety measures,

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100 HIV researchers killed as Russian missile takes down jetliner MH17

July 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I emailed earlier today a leading HIV

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Exclusive: It was a very bad summer for old-media TV

July 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The news today that 21st Century Fox made a desperation move to buy Time Warner Inc. is a sign of things to come.

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Federal DOJ getting tough on New York real estate families

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

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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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Downtown commercial real estate in greater demand than traditional Midtown

July 2, 2014- Crain’s reports, “”The epicenter of Manhattan is moving west, south and downtown,”

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