Category Archives: Parks

BPCA shutters the Parks Conservancy

Tweet January 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer During the January 27th BPCA board meeting, the annual report was discussed and approved. Tweet

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Exclusive: State agencies investigate possible illegal shuttering of BPC Parks Conservancy

Tweet Update February 6, 2016- The AG replied and is working on this. Tweet

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Images of a closed down PEP office

Tweet February 2, 2016- Not only are the PEP gone, but this entire space is being closed down. the BPCA Tweet

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BPCA ousts head of parks programming?

Tweet February 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We have previous been critical of the lame programming decisions by the BPC Parks Conservancy. Tweet

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CB1 allows Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of your $70 Million community center

Tweet February 3, 2016- by Steven Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported how Asphalt Green is failing at providing community Tweet

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Cuomo gives the middle finger to local city Democrats

Tweet February 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The bigger story playing out with this PEP-firing is how Governor Como, the man in charge Tweet

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Video of the “Epic Blizzard of 2016”

Tweet Update January 23, 2016 (11:00 PM)- There are now approximately 16-inches of snow on the ground (see updated video). Tweet

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Busted: Our missing PEP found

Tweet Update February 2, 2016- The TribecaTrib is regurgitating our exclusive story today, not Tweet

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BPCA Chairman Mehiel posts public letter about the ouster of the PEP

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Angry pitchfork mob demands the ouster of BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel

Tweet December 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA hosted a rare Town Hall meeting tonight, and surprisingly, all of the top executives Tweet

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Did the BPCA leaders panic for their jobs during the snowstorm?

Tweet January 2013, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Sit down for this because I am going to write some positive comments about Cuomo and his Tweet

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BPCA uses salt on the sidewalks now that Tess Huxley has been removed

Tweet Update January 18, 2016- Now that Tessa Huxley has been fired, the parks people are Tweet

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U.S. Senate now investigates rubber pellet turf fields

Tweet January 22, 2016- The U.S. Senate is now weighing in on the safety of those ubiquitous Tweet

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Turf goes down on West Thames rubber pellet field

Tweet January 16, 2016- The turf and rubber pellets are being installed. Tweet

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Exclusive: Terms of the AlliedBarton-BPCA contract

Tweet January 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer (Apparently, the only journalist covering Downtown) We have obtained via FOIL the contract recently executed by the BPCA to purchase private Tweet

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Absentee PEP allow another vicious rape inside their parks

Tweet January 10, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has previously commented how the presence of the feckless Tweet

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Interview with Geoffrey Croft, the source of the “Teens attacked” story

Tweet January 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The TribecaTrib, the Daily News, and other failing “newspapers”, are picking up the story about Tweet

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Brookfield ice rink opens

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Fresh Kills expands to West Thames

Tweet December 26, 2015- Staten Island’s Fresh Kills trash dump is expanding to West Thames Street, Tweet

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Exclusive: BPCA headcount grows 46% in two years

Tweet October 5, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) is an organization that was supposed to have been Tweet

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