Category Archives: Outdoor events

Exclusive: BPCA takes aim at Little League monopoly of ballfields

February 14, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has learned that the BPCA is reducing the number of ballfield

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Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

November 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We interviewed the founders of the new

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Exclusive: Embezzlement uncovered within Downtown Little League

(2,500 people have read this post as of February 15, 2015) Update February 13, 2015- A member of the Downtown Little League board is telling people that

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Lengthy RFP for contractors not required by law before replacing ballfield turf

Update: February 15, 2013 Although progress has been made at removing the ballfields old turf, the replacement work has been delayed

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Exclusive: IMG scouts WTC as home of next Fashion Week

Update February 2, 2015- The IMG events company running Fashion Week is in fact scouting out the WTC

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The declining butterfly population in North America

February 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The government is making efforts to set aside land to help repopulate the declining Monarch butterfly

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Sunsets over New York Harbor

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Christmas Tree lighting

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When hell freezes over

November 19, 2014- Before this park was built, there

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Estuarium at Pier 26 set to begin construction in 2017? Really?

December 5, 2014- The NYT reported on a press release from the HRPT that claims the estuarium at Pier 26 will begin construction in 2017.

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From twig in the ground to this

October 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I planted this as a twig many moons ago. It has the best shape and color in the area.

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The celebrity sunflowers of Downtown

August 25, 2014- Several community gardeners in Battery Park, at Albany Street and the West Side Highway, have grown extraordinary tall sunflowers this year.

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The Tunnel to Towers no longer fits well within BPC

Update November 6, 2014- As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV action,

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The BPC ice rink that benefits a real estate conglomerate but not the community

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Years ago, the BPC ice rink was located on the ballfields, was almost the size of a football field, and families from Tribeca and FiDi enjoyed it.

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Brookfield Place ice sculptures

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Pier-A plaza opens

November 14, 2014- The Pier-A plaza that cost more

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Brookfield ice rink 2014

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Is a real performing arts company coming to Battery Park?!

October 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer One of the hidden agendas of BatteryPark.TV has been to recruit performing arts to Downtown. Right now, all of the cool stuff,

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 2

August 18, 2014- The second day of the Downtown Dance Festival featured

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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

October 28, 2014- The NYT reports, “New York’s popular

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