Category Archives: Parks

Battery Park is officially renamed just “The Battery”

May 27, 2015- The NYT’s resident author of PR-placed infomercials, David Dunlap, has another

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Gardeners gather for the first time of the season

May 18, 2015- BPC gardeners gather to exchange seeds

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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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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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Tessa Huxley’s gardeners allow every ilex shrub to die

May 13, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has previously pointed out the deteriorating conditions of the greenery

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Violent crime in city parks worsens

May 11, 2015- The violent rapes, assaults, and robberies in our city parks is getting worse. The Post reports,

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Crabapple trees in bloom

May 4, 2015

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Photos 4-16-2015

April 16, 2015-

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Enjoy it while you can because the BPCA is going to pave it over

April 15, 2015- The tarp came off the newly seeded West Thames grass field. Enjoy it while you

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Photos 4-24-2015

April 24, 2015-

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Images of the newly opened Battery Conservancy

April 17, 2015-

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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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Exclusive: Real cops now patrol the esplanade by Pier-A

April 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer A special Critical Response unit of the NYPD has been assigned to patrol the esplanade near

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9/11 Memorial Survivor Tree blossoms

April 29, 2015

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Images of the outdoor space around Pier-A

April 17, 2015-

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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Notes from the April BPCA board meeting

April 20, 2015- On April 14th, the BPCA board convened. The video was not made available,

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Confirmed: BPCA wants the Irish Memorial “to go away”

March 17, 2017- A year later and nothing has changed, and it is intentional. A BPCA insider told

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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

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Helicopter noise, Hudson River Park Trust, Music Bands, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Parks, Performing arts, Restaurants, Schools, Seafood, Seaport, SoHo | 2 Comments

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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