Category Archives: Volunteering

Awesome dude volunteers to clear weeds in BPC

August 17, 2014- by Steven E. Greer, MD It was my pleasure to interview the mystery man who has been cleaning the weeds along the highway in Battery Park City. Tessa Huxley’s

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Photo tour of the Pier 26 free kayak center

August 17,2014- By Steven E. Greer Graeme Birchall has been running the free kayaking services at

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 3

August 19, 2014- The third day of the Downtown Dance Festival

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Ducklings now mature and flying

August 17, 2014- This year’s batch of ducklings survived, thanks to community feedings. Their wings are now mature and they are flying.

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July Report: Friends of BPC

July 30, 2014, By Steven E. Greer The Friends of BPC was launched this month. It is still in the formation stage. We have conducted two conference calls to date. Members of the community are welcome to participate.

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The Urban Farm

Warrie Price, President and Founder of the Battery Conservancy, gives Liz Conner a tour of the new Urban Farm growing vegetables

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Alan Wilzig throws fundraiser for NYPD

June 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tribecan banker and motorsport enthusiast, Alan Wilzig, hosted an NPYD fundraiser tonight at his townhouse. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was the Guest of Honor.

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

July 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Catherine McVay Hughes and the other geniuses of the CB1 have helped make the newly vacated spot south of Ground Zero

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My chat with Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX

Update July 17, 2014- Had a chat with Tesla people today. Stay tuned.

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Boat rides for kids from North Cove Marina

Project City Kids offers free boat rides from North Cove Marina out to Governor’s Island and the Statue of Liberty, free for kids, $10 for adults.

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Manhattan was epicenter of American Revolution

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Go Fish

Liz Conner interviews the founders of the Go Fish program along the esplanade discuss how the program raises

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Meet the new boss: Interview with The Who’s Roger Daltrey

In full screen 1080i HD More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage and young adult years. Now, with the other member of the legendary rock band … Continue reading

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PS 276 kids organize charity event

May 4, 2014- A PS 276 asked us to post a story about a charity event they are organizing. Click here for their website, which explains:

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Faberge’s Big Egg Hunt

April 3, 2014- Faberge’s Big Egg Hunt has displayed uniquely decorated eggs throughout the city, which be auctioned off at the end.

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PS 276 auction raises $200,000

Update March 22, 2014- The auction raised about $200,000, people are saying. March 19, 2014- PS 276 is hosting a fundraiser next week. Click here for details.

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Downtown Boathouse to open at Pier 26 in April

March 13, 2014- Letter from Graeme Birchall, President, Downtown Boathouse Hi Steve, At CB1 Tribeca Committee meeting that was held last night, the Hudson River Park Trust announced that the Downtown Boathouse has won the bid to run the Pier … Continue reading

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Should the HRPT be patting themselves on the back?

September 21, 2013- Opinion By Steven E. Greer, MD The Friends of Hudson River Park” is throwing a “Robin Hood” style gala on October 3rd at Pier 57. The event will “honor” Goldman Sachs and Michael Novogratz (Chairman of “Friends”, … Continue reading

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I am a complete failure as a leader of the Irish

February 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I am not Irish. Perhaps that is the problem, but I am a total failure at leading and organizing Irish clans.

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It just became more difficult to use a non-profit for personal gain in New York

January 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer There are certain templates for corruption commonly used by schmucks in New York. As previously reported, one of them is to form a “community center”. The awarding of   construction and other operational contracts … Continue reading

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