Category Archives: Parks

State Senator Dan Squadron wants the city to take over the BPCA

August 27, 2015- By New York State Senator Daniel Squadron Over the last 40 years, Battery Park City has gone from a concept to the extraordinary neighborhood we see today.

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Photos 8-16-2015

August 16, 2015

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The Sunflower God

August 19, 2015

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World’s largest Ferris wheel coming to Staten Island

Update August 25, 2015- The parts for the Ferris wheel have arrived and construction has begun.

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BPCA avoids hiring new head of parks conservancy

August 18, 2015– By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously exclusively reported that Dennis Mehiel and his BPCA were in the process

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Photos 8-13-2015

August 13, 2015- I have not seen real honey bees all year,

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The Battery Dance Festival

August 16, 2015- The Battery Dance Festival is back at Wagner Park this year. There are five more nights.

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Still no PEP seen patrolling the parks

Update August 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I rode a bike around the BPC property twice tonight, at 12:30 AM, and did not see

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NYT Chief Propagandist covers The Battery’s SeaGlass carousel

August 13, 2015- David Dunlap, the man who writes fake news for the NYT, is covering the opening of the

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Review: New York Classical Theater’s: Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure”

August 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer This play, performed in roving fashion around and inside Castle Clinton in The Battery, is much

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Photos 8-9-2015

August 9, 2015

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PEP driving their golf carts on the sidewalks

August 8, 2015- We have been alerted by doormen that the PRP officers are now driving their

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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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Images from Grand Banks oyster bar

June 11, 2015

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Exclusive: BPCA plans to cut park spending, eliminate conservancy

July 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer This week, the BPCA made yet another controversial move and fired long-time director of the

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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

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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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BPCA ousts Tessa Huxley and makes no mention of it during board meeting

July 30, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As we reported yesterday, BatteryPark.TV was singled out by the BPCA, not allowed into the

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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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Inept BPC Parks spreads useless sand on sidewalks that only dirties interiors

February 5, 2015- The head of the BPC Parks Conservancy, Tess Huxley, has screwed up royally again. In an effort to be

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