Category Archives: Lawyers

Tone-deaf BPCA President Shari Hyman hires liaison to JCOPE despite being married to head of JCOPE

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We can’t make this up, folks. The BPCA President,

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Exclusive: Embattled BPCA President Shari Hyman fights back against board member

October 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV seems to have wreaked havoc

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Why I have such contempt for the mainstream press

October 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I wish more people knew what I knew about mainstream news media.

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BatteryPark.TV strongly supports the protestors in Ferguson, Missouri

August 14, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD On Saturday, August 9th, a hand-to-hand battle broke out between a white police officer and an 18-yo African American in Ferguson, Missouri. The young man’s name was Michael Brown. He was … Continue reading

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Milford Management cracks down on Airbnb

October 9, 2014- I an am email to residents, Milford management is cracking down on the use of apartments as short-term rentals.

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BPCA hires separate security for Pier-A, not Poulakakos

September 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In an admission of the ineptness of the city-parks-contracted PEP force, which already costs the BPCA several million dollars per year,

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BPCA President’s husband asked to investigate Sheldon Silver

September 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics

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Tribeca’s New York Dolls settles lawsuit for $4.3 Million

October 7, 2014- Tribeca’s strip club, New York Dolls, that somehow gets its liquor license approved by the CB1’s peter Braus without controversy or debate no debate,

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Exclusive: BPCA, in panic mode, fires another employee after BP.TV reports on nepotism scandal

October 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On September 25th, BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported how the BPCA allegedly

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Will Preet Bharara become the next United States Attorney General?

September 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When news broke today that current United States Attorney General Eric Holder was resigning, the early intraday news

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Exclusive: Have rent increases in BPC been illegal?

June 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported, “Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea” in which we uncovered

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Did Milford Management install an unsafe radiation beam atop Cove Club?

October 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously exclusively reported on a secret Verizon cell tower that was installed atop the Cove Club at the intersection of West Thames and Battery Place.

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Exclusive: Female BPCA employee who complained of sexual harassment “quits”

September 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In May of this year, a BPCA employee, Kirk Swanson, who oversaw the contracts and RFP process, was fired for allegedly not agreeing to

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BPCA blames Poulakakos for Pier-A delays

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Back on March 4th, it seemed so brilliantly machiavellian. The Poulakakos restaurant team was poised to pull off the impossible. They seemingly

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Exclusive: BPCA fires another lawyer for “asking the wrong questions”

October 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that yet

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Republicans might accept Preet Bharara as attorney general

September 30, 2014- The Post reports that republicans would likely allow

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Does Chinatown deserve its own City Council district?

September 18, 2014- Policy Opinion by Steven Greer The City Council districts were redrawn in 2013 by the Districting Commission. Several laws and factors determined the shape of District 1, which encompasses

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Is Sheldon Silver really fighting for more schools?

December 3, 2013- By Steven E. Greer MD Some of State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s proudest accomplishments are the new schools that he takes credit for building. He even has

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CB1 conspires to dodge a crucial vote

April 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer On April 1st, the BPC subcommittee of the Community Board 1 met to discuss a crucial issue in the community, which is the ongoing evictions of families form 22 River Terrace as the … Continue reading

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How to fight billionaire LeFrak without a lawyer and win

Update August 4, 2014- This case was withdrawn July 8th. She won. 

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