Category Archives: Op-Ed

Do you want 35,000 people to read a story about your local business?

August 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Local business owners might find this interesting. BatteryPark.TV can quite

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State Senator Dan Squadron wants the city to take over the BPCA

August 27, 2015- By New York State Senator Daniel Squadron Over the last 40 years, Battery Park City has gone from a concept to the extraordinary neighborhood we see today.

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Why BP.TV agrees that the BPCA needs to be shuttered

August 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first editorial page to urge for the closure of the state-run Battery Park City

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Starr needs to build this downtown

Update August 28, 2015- This story about dumplings being made in a back alley with rats is why we need a trusted Chinese

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Do you want thousands of Downtowners to read your letter?

August 25, 2015– Guest editorials on BP.TV are read by thousands of real Downtowners like you.

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Is this the worst person in Manhattan real estate?

August 14, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer Thousands of residents of Battery Park City not only witnessed the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001,

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Letter to the Editor: Give Peace (and Quiet) A Chance

(3,000 people have read this as of August 21st, thanks to 169 Facebook likes) August 10, 2015- Letter by John Dellaportas Some 100,000 times per year, tourist helicopters buzz Battery Park City. These flights run all day,

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Thoughts on the golf swing

August 18, 2015- by Steven E. Greer (MVP of his high school golf team) I thought that Tiger Woods, in his prime, was playing the best golf that a human could possibly play.

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How Tribeca’s own Robert Rubin destroyed the global economy

August 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am getting back to finishing a good book called “The Unwinding“, which portrays the downfall of this

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Donald Trump has Tourette’s Syndrome

August 8, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD Donald Trump has a genuine mental problem, in my opinion. The other day, he was giving a

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Look for the FairFood logo

August 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD A growing movement is making a real impact on migrant farm workers in the South.

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Football head injuries down after rules change

Update January 20, 2015- The PBS news show Frontline has been tracking the number of head injuries in the NFL. The new rules

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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

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BPCA’s Dennis Mehiel used wife’s minority status to get big contracts

July 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We have heard rumors for years that Dennis Mehiel, the Chairman and CEO of the BPCA and

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We support raising the minimum wage

July 23, 2015- Governor Cuomo has moved to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

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300 Albany sneaks up even more radiation emitting cell tower brain blasters

Update July 25, 2015- Today, in typical stealth fashion, on a slow weekend day when most people

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Crain’s Op-Ed to ban tourist helicopters

July 24, 2015- Crain’s posted a guest Op-Ed from the City Council members who introduced

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Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

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Nobody is listening to Catherine McVay Hughes’ CB1 anymore

April 9, 2015- Opinion by By Steven E. Greer Several years ago, the Tribeca subcommittee of CB1 protested over the design of a Pier 26 restaurant being

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Letter: The Police memorial is still out of order and a disgrace

May 7, 2015- Letter to the Editor by (name withheld) Dear Battery Park TV: The Police Memorial located at Liberty Street and South End Avenue in Battery Park City

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