Category Archives: - State Government

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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Local blogger is befuddled as to why Pier-A is not yet opened

October 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer At the BPCA board meeting last month, and the CB1 meeting this month,

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Cuomo’s book sells only 535 copies

October 30, 2014- Governor Cuomo’s ghost-written book meant to give him free PR-timeĀ  on the TV stations and the perfunctory

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Would a Governor Astorino change the BPCA?

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What you need to know about ISIS

October 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I saw the most recent episode of the PBS show Frontline that explained how ISIS rose to power.

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This Tuesday, write in candidate Greer “Because he’s not Sheldon Silver”

October 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD This election Tuesday, send a strong message to the locally elected frauds, cheats, and crooks of New York politics.

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Exclusive: NY State Civil Rights department investigates the BPCA

May 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Battery Park City Authority (BPCA), led by Chairman and

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BPCA blames Poulakakos for Pier-A delays

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Back on March 4th, it seemed so brilliantly machiavellian. The Poulakakos restaurant team was poised to pull off the impossible. They seemingly

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Lawyers, Nightlife, Restaurants | 1 Comment

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino: Part 1

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Did BPCA’s General Counsel get a raise in exchange for not investigating Robert Serpico’s latest sexual harassment scandal?

October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryParkTV previously reported how the

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How Governor Astorino would deal with state corruption

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Should Gateway Plaza be condemned and LeFrak evicted?

Update October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer File this under our “Told you so” file: Below, last February, BP.TV

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How would a Governor Astorino handle Ebola?

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Two years ago “Hurricane Sandy: Battery Park unscathed”

October 31, 2012 By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was the sole source of local detailed information for residents during the flooding crisis and power outages of Hurricane Sandy.

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman, was important in the creation of Battery Park City. BPC sits on manmade land created from … Continue reading

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Did Robert Serpico obstruct an investigation into sexual harassment at the BPCA?

October 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Robert Serpico is the CFO of the Battery Park City Authority and has survived virtually unscathed throughout numerous BPCA administration scandals.

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Quarantining Ebola caregivers arriving from Africa is the right thing to do

October 26, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD Ebola just became political. On Friday, governors from the largest states (New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Illinois) essentially staged a mutiny

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Exclusive: Mike Fortenbaugh gets more support for his marina

October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We have learned that State Senator Dan Squadron and

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The Asphalt Green roof leak will still be a budget item going into 2015

October 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the $1.5 Million spent by the BPCA to simply study the cause of a roof leak over

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Exclusive: Robert Serpico allegedly crossed the line from mere inappropriate harassment to physical touching and sex with BPCA employees

October 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the thick human resource file of sexual harassment complaints against the CFO of the BPCA,

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