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4-way stop signs installed on West Thames

July 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After two-years of community effort, getting

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Citi Bike to be saved soon

July 24, 2014- Citi Bike will be getting the cash it needs soon. More importantly, the poorly managed company behind Citi Bike, Alta Bicycle, will be taken over by the cash givers.

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Allegations of BPCA mishandling RFP contracts leads to reversal of large contract

June 17th, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Last month, the BPCA awarded a multimillion-dollar construction contract to repair the piles that hold up the esplanade. The Construction Manager (CM) chosen was Hudson Meridian Construction Group (located nearby on Rector Street).

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Photos 7-18-2014

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Photos 7-17-2014

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Ice cream and sorbet shop now at El Vez

July 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In my Summer 2014 pursuit of ice cream in Manhattan like I had as a kid in Ohio, I have been pleasantly surprised.

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Manhattan needs a restaurant like this

July 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer On this July 4th, I am starting a Revolutionary War on the Manhattan dining paradigm. I tried to get dinner last night, but was unable to think of a single good place for … Continue reading

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Drones almost collide with NYPD helicopter

July 7, 2014- Drones were reported spying into windows of 2 River Terrace recently (a BP.TV exclusive). Now, the Post reports, “Two drones nearly took out an NYPD chopper high over the George Washington Bridge on Monday, and cops arrested … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Did former BPCA President Boutris really join a California consulting firm?

Update February 22, 2014- When the BPCA announced last August that former President Demetri Boutris had to step down so abruptly because a much better job awaited him in California, BP.TV was skeptical (read below).  Now, a full six months … Continue reading

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P.J. Clarke’s sues Brookfield Place over renovation problems

June 11, 2014- The WSJ reports, “The proprietors of P.J. Clarke’s on the Hudson LLC, located in a prime waterfront spot at Brookfield Place,

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Review: El Vez

April 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I had dinner tonight at El Vez on its opening night. Owner Stephen Starr sat with me for a while and we chatted. He is quite an interesting guy, which we might see … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: The electeds need Little League and Soccer, not the other way around

April 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer For years, I have watched the sports teams that use the BPC ballfields pander and kiss up to the local elected officials, such as Sheldon Silver. Every April on opening day for Little … Continue reading

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Christie has tax payers fund whitewash report. Sound familiar?

March 27, 2014- New Jersey Governor Christie had his constituents foot for the bill for a “report” that he commissioned to exonerate him of wrongdoing in the Bridegate scandal. He even hired his own personal defense lawyer, Randy Mastro, to … Continue reading

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The Clintons are the secret puppeteers pushing the De Blasio Robin Hood agenda

March 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Mayor de Blasio’s approval ratings are declining as he proceeds to attempt to redistribute funds and resources from the wealthier parts of Manhattan to the other boroughs. Who is really behind this political … Continue reading

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Tribeca blog slams Brewer’s Seaport Task Force

) February 26, 2014- A local Tribecan with a blog of his daily experiences posted some harsh comments about the newly announced Seaport Task Force. He wrote, “The “Seaport Working Group” notion might be imposed on other new developments. Of … Continue reading

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Told you so: City Council to overhaul Community Board system

March 3, 2014- BatteryPark.TV was the first to report that the local Community Board 1 was set the be shaken up, and that members, such as Catherine McVay Hughes were “fighting for their jobs”. We also reported that term limits … Continue reading

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PS 276 kindergarten waitlist to be worse this year

March 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD A local blog reports, “The announcement followed reports at the meeting by several Downtown school principals that kindergarten registration was higher this year than last, foretelling even longer wait lists at those … Continue reading

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Scrap the entire Community Board system

Opinion January 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I forced myself to walk into the freezing cold and attend the monthly CB1 meeting held at the Manhattan Youth building. I wanted to see whether the CB1, in their “Accomplishments” … Continue reading

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Assemblyman Micah Kellner won’t be running for re-election

February 22, 2014- The Post reports, “Embattled Upper East Side Assemblyman Micah Kellner — sanctioned for allegedly hitting on a female staffer — won’t be running for re-election. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver stripped Kellner of his leadership positions and perks … Continue reading

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Letter: Our federal elected officials should address noise pollution of ferry boats

October 4, 2013- Letter from Dean, resident of River Terrace Dear Editor: This an opportune time to discuss the “green” aspects of Battery Park City as they relate to the air quality outside of the Solaire residential building. The Port … Continue reading

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