Category Archives: Outdoor events

Will Fashion Week head Downtown?

December 18, 2014- The poorly managed obnoxious parade of narcissistic fashion industry snakes overplayed their

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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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When hell freezes over

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

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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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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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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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Duck pond 10-17-2014

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Monarch butterflies in Wagner Park

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Sheldon Silver writes letter in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s marina

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The most powerful man in New York State politics, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, has written a letter of support for Mike Fortenbaugh to

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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

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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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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

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