Category Archives: Parks

Images from Grand Banks oyster bar

June 11, 2015

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Images from the 2015 Swedish Midsummer festival

June 19, 2015- Click on the images for best full-screen experience

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So that’s where it went: The WTC Sphere’s new home

June 22, 2015- The controversial, no-one-seems-to-want-it-in-their-backyard, WTC Sphere

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Photos of BPC at night

June 24, 2015

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Weeds be gone

Update June 20, 2015- The weeds are gone, in no small part due to BatteryPark.TV. However,

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Review: The Swedish Midsummer Festival is an overcrowded deathtrap

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I have now witnessed two or three of these summer solstice celebratory Swedish Midsummer

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Photos 6-28-2015

June 28, 2015

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Shark!

Update June 26, 2015- The Post is making a big deal out of the story of a BPC esplanade

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Images from Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015

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Still no PEP seen patrolling the parks

Update June 24, 2015- I walked from the West Thames PEP office to Pier-A and back three

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Broadsheet omits key fact from story on changes to park rules

June 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The local advertising flier called the Broadsheet (BS) misled the community, once again, with

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Kids love real grass fields

Update April 22, 2015- The field opened up, finally, and the kids love it. Their parents should

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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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Tess Huxley’s feckless parks staff feed the pigeons with grass seed

Grass seed thrown down on bare dirt with no water June 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The West Thames grass field is just a monument to BPCA incompetency. The park staff cannot

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West Thames grass field neglected again

May 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Once again, the geniuses who work in the parks department of the BPCA managed by Tessa Huxley

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A blonde invasion

Update June 19, 2015: Tonight is the 2015 event

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Those Buddhist monks in the Battery are con men

June 14, 2015- I spotted some strange men in Buddhist monk outfits by Pier A. Their gowns

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Police Memorial still broken 3 years later and BPCA has no plans to fix it anytime soon

Update June 3, 2015- The BPCA’s Robin Forst presented an update before the CB1 last night.

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More vandalism in West Thames Park

June 8, 2015- Because the BPCA has instructed the PEP to not patrol the West Thames field

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Park Events: Drawing in the Park

Drawing in the Park STATUS: This event will occur as scheduled. WHERE: South Cove WHEN: June 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm |Recurring Event (See all) TICKETING INFORMATION: This event is free

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