Category Archives: Outdoor events

Exclusive: Pier A has acquired large chunks of BPC garages for valet parking rights

April 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that many of the parking garages in Battery Park City have sold parking rights to the

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Pier A to be “largest restaurant in NYC”

March 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer You might seriously want to be considering moving if you like Battery Park City for its quiet manicured parks and family-friendly environment. The Community Board tonight just rubberstamped a 4:00 AM liquor license … Continue reading

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Images from the St. Patrick’s Day parade

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Traditional Irish music

BatteryPark.TV is pleased to feature The Craobh Naithí Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, which is an organization based in Dublin, Ireland that teaches and promotes traditional Irish music. The group is on a New York tour and stopped by the … Continue reading

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BPCA refuses to organize any St Patrick’s Day event at Irish Memorial

Update March 14, 2014- BPCA’s Robin Forst confirmed that the BPCA had made no effort to organize any sort of event at the memorial for St. Patrick’s day. January 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Irish Memorial in … Continue reading

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HRPT is neglecting the new $5 Million dog run

March 10, 2014- People who use the new $5 Million dog run by Pier 26 are complaining that the park staff are not caring for the dog run. For example, dog feces is accumulating. Send us your observations. UK’s Daily … Continue reading

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A hint of things to come soon: Fancy gala parties at Brookfield Place

February 25, 2014- As a hint of things to come soon when Brookfield Place opens their new shops, there was a fancy black tie ice skating party tonight. The event was hosted by the man who owns a spirits company.

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Brookfield Place ice sculptures

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Letter: New anglers on esplanade are a problem

Letter to the Editor June 6, 2013, By B. Rosen I would like to address the arrival of fisherman now using the Esplanade between Liberty Street and the South Cove. That strip of the esplanade between those two locations is home to … Continue reading

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Why Super Bowl 48 will suck

Update February 2, 2014- Told you so, lead story tomorrow will be how New jersey screwed up the transportation to the game. Opinion February 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer What would happen if, as an experiment of the effectiveness … Continue reading

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Outrageous: $400,000 salary executives of 9/11 Memorial charge $24 admission

January 24, 2014- The mainstream press, even the NY Post, for unknown reasons, is not connecting the dots between the grift and graft of the $400,000-salaried 9/11 memorial staff and the cost overruns. Now, it was announced that, in order … Continue reading

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Fireworks over New York Harbor 1-1-2014

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Boat rides for kids from North Cove Marina

Project City Kids offers free boat rides from North Cove Marina out to Governor’s Island and the Statue of Liberty, free for kids, $10 for adults. Liz Conner interviewed one of the Captains, Richard Dorfman. The boat they use is … Continue reading

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Brookfield Place ice rink featured in The Post

December 28, 2013- The Brookfield ice rink was featured in the NY Post.

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Photos 12-17-2013

The Irish Memorial

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Blue Angels fly over the Hudson River and WTC

 

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Christmas Tree lighting

Best viewed in full-screen mode, 1080i HD

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Let there be light: Ballfield lights completed

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It all snowballed out of control

December 8, 2013- With the first accumulation of snow, we made the small one in Tribeca, then the larger one in the Cherry Tree circle lawn.

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Exclusive: BPCA now owns Pataki Highway south of Chambers Street

November 14, 2013- Governor Cuomo finally signed A8031. The Villager reports, “On the same day that around 200 Lower West Side residents gathered to discuss their fears about a bill that would allow the transfer and sale of Hudson River … Continue reading

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Zamboni

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The Brookfield Place ice rink to open Saturday

November 10, 2013- The ice is being created now and the rink should open this week. November 3, 2013- Last year, the BPCA, headed by VP of Operations Anne Fenton (who was a press person for local politicians prior to … Continue reading

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The first snowfall of the year 11-12-13

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Curmudgeons versus Downtown and entire gay community over Pier 26 concerts

July 20, 2013- The Specials played at Pier 26 on July 17. In the video is the “noise” that some curmudgeons in Tribeca are complaining about. Note, there is nothing but huge commercial buildings directly by Pier 26, such as … Continue reading

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BPCA questions whether to pay for Irish Memorial upkeep

November 2, 2013- By Steven E. Greer After years of neglect, failing to even repair a gaping hole in the Irish Memorial wall caused by a car accident, the BPCA board finally budgeted into the F2014 plans repairs to the … Continue reading

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The end of sailing season

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Exclusive: The $5 Million dog run of Hudson River Park

October 1, 2013- The video of the September 26th meeting of the HRPT board is now posted online. The recently opened dog run by Pier 26 was discussed. Rep. Nadler was given the credit for it by appropriating $5 Million … Continue reading

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No mention of the HRPT amendment at September board meeting

November 14, 2013- Governor Cuomo finally signed A8031. The Villager reports, “On the same day that around 200 Lower West Side residents gathered to discuss their fears about a bill that would allow the transfer and sale of Hudson River … Continue reading

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Photos of the 2013 BPC Block Party

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Why is Tribeca’s Bob Townley organizing the BPC block party?

September 3, 2013- (Originally posted 9/2/2013, updated 9/3/2013) By Steven E. Greer In the current online edition of the local advertising flier, The Broadsheet, a section discusses the upcoming BPC block party. The last sentence states, “Manhattan Youth is coordinating … Continue reading

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Tryouts for the Asphalt Green competitive soccer leagues

March 24, 2013 By Steven E. Greer The Asphalt Green facility will soon announce an opening date, according to sources at Asphalt Green. The physical repairs are proceeding, and the gym floor is days away from completion. Once the “keys … Continue reading

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9/11 Memorial Tour hosted by Sheldon Silver

 

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9/11 memorial lights

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NYPD 9/11 bagpipe parade 2009

The annual NYPD commemorative bagpipe parade honoring the police killed in the September 11th, 2001 attacks.  

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NYPD 9/11 bagpipe parade 2007

Over 164,000 views and counting (This is the file with the 100,00 views originally posted on YouTube at another location of ours)

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Without public comment, even more concerts coming to Pier 26

Update September 5, 2013- More concerts than originally announced seem to have been added to the Pier 26 season . Tonight, “Empire of the Sun” is playing. Friday and Saturday, “Passion Pit” plays. When we first reported the concerts series … Continue reading

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Fishermen on the esplanade migrate north

Update August 21, 2013- Despite the PEP Captain claiming that they were enforcing rules to prevent the fishermen from setting up disgusting mini-fisheries and bait shops on the esplanade we snapped these photos 2o yards from the PEP office. Note … Continue reading

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PEP harass dog owners in nearby Battery Park

July 28, 2013- The NY Post is updating an ongoing  story, first exclusively reported by BP.TV, about BPC residents who said “enough is enough” and decided to team up and fight back against the PEP. The Park Enforcement Patrol, paid … Continue reading

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Downtown Little League All Star Softball advances to championship

July 17, 2013- By Scott Morrison The girls (9 to 10 ages) Downtown Little League All Star Softball Team  just beat Garden City South, 2 to 0, in the 3rd game of the Section Tournament. They play in the Section … Continue reading

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Jack Nicklaus junior golf leagues kick off May 9

April 30, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Jack Nicklaus Learning League (JNLL) junior golf classes that utilize the new SNAG method of teaching will launch their first pilot program in Queens on May 9th. Full press releases will … Continue reading

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