Category Archives: - Real estate

Tribeca to get a strip club?

September 9, 2014- Rumors are flying that a new strip club will go in at 1 White Street in Tribeca. Please email us if you know anything.

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Real estate, Bar, Lounge, Nightlife, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Gateway Plaza now infested with rodents

September 7, 2014- Letter to Editor by Gateway resident Kim Lurie Here’s an update: I heard rumblings

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Lawyers | 3 Comments

Residents of 70 Battery Place are next to be evicted

August 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously described the bizarre gentrification taking place in BPC, whereby wealthy people paying high rent are being evicted by “one-percenter”

Posted in - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA | 8 Comments

Misinformation by Brookfield claims restaurants opening soon

September 3, 2014- The NY Times is the gullible victim of misinformation by the Brookfield Place bullies today. They are eagerly reporting that the

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Restaurants | Leave a comment

At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

Update September 3- The area north of the W Hotel was opened by a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Jessica Lappin, Catherine McVay Hughes, and Margaret Chin. The green market will be a part of the new area that will … Continue reading

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Charities Philanthropy, Financial District, Gardening, Gripes, Groceries, Health and lifestyle, Outdoor events, Volunteering, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

Pier A plans are “A slap in the face to Italian Americans”

Update: June 25, 2011 The oyster bar wins It appears as if the BPCA is not backing down on its subversive plans to turn Pier A into a for-profit bar (see below). John Fratta, leading opponent to the bar plan … Continue reading

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Real estate, - State Government, -- In the News, Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Featured Residents, Gripes, Restaurants, Videos | Leave a comment

Head of NYC Consumer Affairs opposes Pier A

April 24, 2014- The newly appointed head of the city’s Consumer Affairs Department, Julie Menin, discusses her opposition to making Pier A a private restaurant.

Posted in - City government, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA | 5 Comments

Will there be a German beer festival next to the Jewish Holocaust Museum?

June 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD With the real possibility that the SLA will allow the Poulakakos team to have the rights to serve beer on the large 5,000 square-foot, BPCA-funded, plaza, under construction now, what will this … Continue reading

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Restaurants | Leave a comment

Photos 8-29-2014

Posted in - Real estate, Photography | Leave a comment

Brookfield Place will keep bike path closed for another year

August 27, 2014- Did we cause this story?

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Real estate, -- In the News, Gripes | Leave a comment

California set to ban drones that violate privacy laws

August 23, 2014- California has a state bill that would ban the use of drones capturing photos of celebrities and others, in ways that violate current privacy laws.

Posted in - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Lawyers | Leave a comment

Exclusive: Pier A does not yet have a liquor license

August 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that Pier A still does not have

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Restaurants | Leave a comment

FiDi’s P.J. Clarke’s goes out of business

August 22, 2014- A real estate blog reports that a P.J. Clarke’s burger joint in FiDi has gone out of business.

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Hamburgers, fries, Reviews | 1 Comment

WSJ explains why Governor’s Island is getting elevated

August 20, 2014- The WSJ reported on Governor’s Island and explained its history and why portions of it are being elevated now.

Posted in - City government, - Federal government, - Real estate, - State Government, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA | Leave a comment

Photos of Liberty Park

August 20, 2014- The Port Authority took these photos of the elevated park at Liberty Street, by Ground Zero.

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, TriBeCa, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

JPMorgan planning to move headquarters to WTC?

August 12, 2014- Bloomberg is reporting that JPMorgan is looking to cut costs, relocate offices to others states, and move their headquarters to either Hudson Yards or the WTC.

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, Wall Street, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

A new form of Downtown gentrification: One percenters evicting the mere wealthy

March 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has reported on several cases recently of wealthy families with incomes over six-figures, renting apartments that cost well more than $3,000 per month, who have been evicted as their buildings were … Continue reading

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District, Gripes, Op-Ed, SoHo, TriBeCa, Wall Street | Leave a comment

Brookfield construction kills prized trees

August 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The botched Brookfield Place construction that has caused the community to walk long circuitous detour routes, and be forced to view ugly scaffolding,

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays | 3 Comments

Brookfield to exit struggling Brookfield Place

August 8, 2014- The mystery of the semi-stalled construction at Brookfield Place has been answered. The parent company,

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA | Leave a comment

Drone lobbyists fail to sway FAA

August 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The scores of national newspaper and TV stories recently that have portrayed drones as super neat and vital for a new industry, while making no

Posted in - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - Real estate, -- In the News | Leave a comment