Category Archives: Parks

Exclusive: Pier-A “visitor center” is supposed to be three times larger than it is now, and on the second floor

Updated December 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has been the only source to report on the misuse of state funds that were supposed to be used to build

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Pier-A visitor center still stalled

December 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The Poulakakos team was supposed to give an

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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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Exclusive: Is the BPCA paying the city for no-show PEP officers?

Update  December 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The missing PEP are found! At the CB1 meeting tonight, a major announcement was made by the PEP officer assigned to give the update (PEP officer Ramos was unable to

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BatteryPark.TV reporting leads to ouster of PEP Captain Falcon

Update November 11, 2014- As we predicted on March 21st, below, Captain Falcon

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Pier-A plaza opens

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

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Images from the newly opened One World Trade Center and park 11-8-2014

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Despite promises otherwise, party boats plan to dock at Pier-A

Update November 3, 2014- No on from this

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Poulakakos to give update on Pier-A visitor center, but not the restaurant

October 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The agenda for Monday’s CB1 meeting is posted,

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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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Monarch butterflies in Wagner Park

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Battery Park invaded by commercial fishermen again

Chinatown fish causing serious skin infection epidemic

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A squirrel and his nuts

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Dragonfly 8-25-2015

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UK’s Daily Mail covers BatteryPark.TV story on $5-Million HRPT dog run

October 4, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The international newspaper, The Daily Mail, has expanded upon BatteryPark.TV’s story of the HRPT’s $5 Million dog run. Click here for the story.

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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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