Category Archives: Lawyers

Images of a crashed crane in the heart of Tribeca

Tweet February 5, 2016- This is as close as we could get to the crane that collapsed on Worth Street. Tweet

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Local lawyer wins important case against the city

Tweet February 12, 2016- I had dinner with a local lawyer, Peter Gleason (who is also a former New York firefighter and cop), and was amazed to hear about the racism that exists within the FDNY. Tweet

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Review: Shake Shack’s chicken sandwich is great

Tweet Update January 29, 2016- I noticed that they use hormone-free, antibiotic-free, free-range chickens. Tweet

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Neighbors warned Catherine McVay Hughes and her CB1 of swaying Tribeca crane hours before fatal collapse

Tweet Update February 11, 2016- The CB1 met last night and discussed crane safety and the numerous Tweet

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BatteryPark.TV helps create 1,180 new rent-stabilized apartments

Tweet December 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first news source Downtown to report on how many of the so-called Tweet

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BatteryPark.TV endorses Bernie Sanders

Tweet Update February 9, 2016- Bernie defeated Hillary in New Hampshire, Tweet

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Review: Evacuation Day Plaza

Tweet February 11, 2016- Two eccentric FiDi businessmen, James Kaplan and Arthur Piccolo, succeeded in achieving a bizarre Tweet

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Wife of Sheldon Silver and another convicted felon choose his successor in Assembly

Tweet February 8, 2016- BatteryPark.TV warned how sleazy the process of replacing Sheldon Would be, but we had no idea it would be this egregious.  Tweet

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Letter: Why is there so much turnover in staff at Milford Management?

Tweet February 5, 2016- Letter from BPC resident: I am a resident in one of the Milford-managed buildings and have noticed tremendous turnover Tweet

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Review: The People v. O.J. Simpson

Tweet February 3, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The FX mini-series about the 1990’s murder trial of O.J. Simpson is surprisingly good. The casting Tweet

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Local representation on the BPCA board won’t change a damn thing

Tweet January 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I seriously wonder sometimes whether the majority of the people living in Lower Manhattan are morons. Tweet

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Angry pitchfork mob demands the ouster of BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel

Tweet December 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA hosted a rare Town Hall meeting tonight, and surprisingly, all of the top executives Tweet

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Deborah Glick assembles team of former Sheldon Silver staffers to fill power vacuum

Tweet January 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer At the monthly CB1 meeting tonight, held at the One World Trade Center observatory, New Tweet

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Could the BPCA’s Kevin McCabe and Robin Forst be charged with assault?

Tweet January 25, 2016- In the news is a story about a radical professor at the University of Missouri Tweet

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Convicted felon Jeff Galloway stages a comeback

Tweet December 17, 2015- by Steven E. Greer If the mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut can be re-elected after serving seven years in prison Tweet

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U.S. Senate now investigates rubber pellet turf fields

Tweet January 22, 2016- The U.S. Senate is now weighing in on the safety of those ubiquitous Tweet

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An assault on the freedom of the press by New York politicians

Tweet December 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer There is something very concerning that is developing which has not been well reported in the press. Tweet

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How Sheldon Silver Became a Convicted Felon Thanks to Shady Real Estate Relationships

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Cuomo just dodged a bullet

Tweet January 11th, 2016- The Post reports, “Gov. Andrew Cuomo is off the hook for shutting down the Moreland Tweet

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Interview with Geoffrey Croft, the source of the “Teens attacked” story

Tweet January 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The TribecaTrib, the Daily News, and other failing “newspapers”, are picking up the story about Tweet

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