Category Archives: – Community Board 1

BPCA scraps plans to tear down ugly Rector Street “temporary” bridge

November 3, 2016- At the CB1 meeting, the BPCA announced that they would scrap plans to tear down (more…)

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The BPCA’s unnecessary new office space opens in 200 Rector Place

Update November 10, 2018- The BPCA did a ribbon cutting this week. This space is nothing but a relocation of the office space for the Allied Universal Security, which already had offices on North End Avenue. (more…)

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Exclusive: Jeff Galloway led away in handcuffs to prison

Update September 24, 2015- Jeff Galloway was released from prison on September 18th, apparently. (more…)

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CB1’s Tammy Meltzer, opponent to honoring fallen cop and soldier, is overruled by City Council

July 24, 2019p- The last time BPTV feature Tammy Meltzer, we had a complaint posted because (more…)

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Floating ferryboat billboards outlawed

July 1, 2019- The state legislature passed (more…)

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CB1 Agenda for June 2019: Several plans to bring in noisy party boats to Brookfield marina

June 2, 2019- The CB1 meeting this week should be of great interest to all residents. Outsiders (more…)

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BPCA conducts entire March board meeting behind closed doors for second month in a row

March 9, 2019- by Steven E. Greer This new BPCA administration under Tsunis is conducting board meetings in what seems to be an illegal manner. They are going immediately into (more…)

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BPCA now has an “investor relations” website to push their bonds onto suckers

May 30, 2019- The BPCA, which is a piggy-bank for Cuomo because it can issue bonds and raise (more…)

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West Thames pedestrian bridge spans finally being installed at over-budget price

May 30, 2019- Patch.com reports, “A long-awaited pedestrian bridge connecting the Financial (more…)

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Woman gets foot severed in gruesome car-on-pedestrian accident at Murray and West Side Highway

May 13, 2019- As BPTV has pointed out many times, the West Side Highway is a death trap to (more…)

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Tribecans place dog poop atop cars using placards for illegal parking

June 11, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports that Tribecans are placing (more…)

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite (more…)

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Huge concert venue planned for Thames and Greenwich

May 25, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports, “Live Nation and Legends Hospitality (Yankee Stadium, (more…)

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Important Pier-40 meeting

May 27, 2019- TribecaCitizen reports that there will be an important Pier-40 meeting to decide (more…)

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Another helicopter crashes in the Hudson

May 15, 2019- (more…)

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How to solve the death trap at Liberty and West Side Highway

September 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported how BPCA board member Martha Gallo essentially staged a press conference during the last meeting (more…)

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The death trap at Murray and West Streets

Update, July 6 2012 By Steven Greer Local resident Jim Hopkins wrote a letter to a local paper about a bicyclist that he witnessed (more…)

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Another bad Asian restaurant coming to BPC

February 15, 2019- The Asian restaurants by South Cove have changed hands so many times that BPTV has lost track. (more…)

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Is Catherine McVay Hughes competent to be on the BPCA board?

August 24, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Catherine McVay Hughes abruptly resigned as Chair of CB1 after Sheldon Silver was convicted of corruption. (more…)

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Former head counsel for the BPCA, Alix Pustilnik, sues for wrongful termination

November 3, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Oh, the irony. Former General Counsel for the BPCA, Alix Pustilnik, (more…)

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