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BPCA grows tired of paying millions over many years to “repair” Asphalt Green water leak

The outdoor terrace that is leaking water onto the Asphalt Green facility November 28, 2018- BPTV has been the only source to report to report on the ongoing pork construction

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Letter: The new management of Asphalt Green BPC is horrible

May 12, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Jim Hi Steven,

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CB1 agenda for April, 2016: Boot Asphalt Green, and outdoor bar planned for 2 River Terrace

May 1, 2016- Efforts to push Asphalt Green out of the community are progressing, with a discussion

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BPCA refuses to allow Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of the $70 million community center

Update March 1, 2016- As a direct result of our reporting, below, the BPCA has refused to allow

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Asphalt Green is failing miserably

Update January 31, 2016- There were hints at this during the BPCA Town Hall (read below, and video above). Asphalt Green is failing miserably and the Upper East Side company is treating our

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A string of grand larcenies at Asphalt Green

July 21, 2015– A local police blotter blog reported, “7/17, 6 p.m. 212 North End Ave. (Asphalt Green)

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Survey: What do you think of Asphalt Green?

January 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With the Brookfield Place Equinox getting close to opening, will the struggling Asphalt Green be dealt a fatal blow

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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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How Asphalt Green eventually opened

June 13, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD Finally, seven years after the Battery Park City Authority approved the creation of the Asphalt Green community center, it will open this weekend and be nearly 18-months behind schedule. Undoubtedly, on June … Continue reading

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Asphalt Green’s Carol Tweedy outrages CB1

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Asphalt Green’s long-time Executive Director, Carol Tweedy, finally, after a year of the BPC Asphalt Green being open, made an appearance before the community. She spoke to the monthly CB1 meeting held at … Continue reading

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Asphalt Green struggles

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We are hearing that the community programs offered by Asphalt Green,

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Alcohol and swimming pools coming soon to Asphalt Green. What could go wrong?

June 30, 2014- Tomorrow, at the CB1 meeting, Asphalt Green will ask for a liquor license. That’s a little strange for “community center” that caters to youth.

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Exclusive: New head of Asphalt Green is Margaret Siegel

June 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported that Carol Tweedy was ousted from Asphalt Green, and that the BPC location was having membership problems.

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Exclusive: Changes at the top in Asphalt Green

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that

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Exclusive: Asphalt Green CEO Tweedy “retires”

April 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously posted an essay critical of the lack of leadership within the Asphalt Green community centers. The Executive Director, Carol Tweedy, was silent throughout the two-year struggle to open the Battery … Continue reading

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Asphalt Green swimming programs and scholarships

May 25, 2013- Recent graduate from Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, Sammy Sherman, and the Director of Aquatics for Asphalt Green, Bryan Beary, discuss the Asphalt Green aquatics programs. Each year, numerous young adults trained by Asphalt Green go on to NCAA … Continue reading

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Asphalt Green basketball leagues

November 14, 2013- the Asphalt Green Five on Five mean’s basketball leagues are underway. Click here for more information.

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Cultural arts added to Asphalt Green

August 31, 2013- Asphalt Green has now added adult and children acting classes, music, language, dance, theater, painting, as well as cooking schools. Sources tell us that top celebrity chefs will be volunteering. Click here for Youth Cultural Arts Click … Continue reading

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Will Asphalt Green survive in Sheldon Silver’s district?

December 12, 2013- By Steven E. Greer

Asphalt Green has been open for seven months. Is the community finding it to be indispensable, or is it a source of angst and a big disappointment? Listening to the Community Board 1, one would conclude that Asphalt Green is nothing but a luxurious country club for the wealthy, taking public funds, promising to be a “community center”, yet failing to provide “affordable” recreation.

Supporters of Asphalt Green say….well, they say nothing. There are seemingly no supporters whatsoever of Asphalt Green at public meetings.

At the recent November 4th CB1 meeting held on Asphalt Green’s own turf, Continue reading

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Asphalt Green should run the Stuyvesant Community Center

Opinion October 31, 2013- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported how Bob Townley’s Tribeca community center is making a grab for the soon-to-close Stuyvesant Community Center, which is a gymnasium and swimming pool. The Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) … Continue reading

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