Category Archives: – City government

Greer Wins: Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Update February 13, 2020- It comes down.

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The reason New York streets are covered in ugly scaffolding

December 1, 2019- The Post writes:

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

Update December 20, 2017- Governor Cuomo finally, reluctantly, signed the bill to supposedly

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WSJ: A Backlash Brews Against Phantom Hotel Fees

January 29, 2020- I have long been a critic of these sleazy hotel “resort fees” They are illegal. Now, various elected officials at the state and federal levels agree. _______________________________ Scott McCartney of the WSJ 1-29-2020

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Never fly in a helicopter

January 27, 2020- by Steven E. Greer Recently, there was a deadly tourist helicopter crash in Hawaii, killing seven, that had all of the

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Get to know your rights granted by The Constitution

May 30, 2016- by pro se litigant Steven E. Greer, MD Now that I am a federal plaintiff and pro se litigator, with a viable case asserting my First Amendment rights,

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Downtown Connection Bus to skip stops along The Battery to dodge violent felons

Update June 2, 2019- For the second year, the bus is forced to skip stops anywhere near the Battery

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How the MTA can save $10 Billion

September 7, 2019- The NY Post has a rare bit of journalism. It details the different ways that

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We must take back the cities

Update October 11, 2019- It is as if Trump is listening to me. He went into the heart of super-liberal

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Disney HQ to relocate to old location of City Winery

August 7, 2019- Tribeca Citizen reports, “Plans were filed with DOB this week for Disney’s building to

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Essay: Democrat Marriage Fraud: The new modus operandi for laundering money

March 20, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I am starting to realize something. The specific method of choice these days for corrupt Democrat

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BPC CB1 agenda for January 8, 2020

January 2, 2019- Please send us feedback on this new space in 200 Rector.

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Medical Examiners are elected officials and often produce corrupt findings

August 20, 2019- by Steven E. Greer MD The pathologist who performed the autopsy on Jeffrey Epstein reported multiple fractures in his neck,

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

Update September 3- The area north of the W Hotel was opened by a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Jessica Lappin, Catherine McVay Hughes, and Margaret Chin. The green market will be a part of the new area that will … Continue reading

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CB1’s Catherine McVay Hughes to pretend she had nothing to do with Tribeca crane collapse

April 27, 2016- This is rich. Today, in a PR stunt at City Hall, CB1 Chair Catherine McVay Hughes will rally for better Downtown construction coordination, and use the recent deadly crane

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Tip of the Week: Ed Koch explains how to deal with “Crazies” in NYC politics

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City Council bill proposes to limit time that building scaffolding can stay in place

December 7, 2016- BatteryPark.TV was the first news source to cover the scams behind the permanent sidewalk

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The reason cities are fighting Airbnb

December 2, 2013- Why are cities like New York in such a tizzy over new online sites, such as Airbnb, that let

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Kermit the Frog (Michael Bloomberg) won’t run for POTUS

March 5, 2019- The best part of presidential elections is watching delusional bubble dwellers

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NYEDC President, a holdover from Bloomberg era, enables helicopter noisemakers

Update April 29, 2014- For the story below, we asked State Senator Squadron for a comment, and they ignore us. Therefore, we asked them in person at the Cb1 meeting tonight. I asked, “what happened to the planned event for … Continue reading

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