Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Greer Wins: Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Update February 13, 2020- It comes down.

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

October 19, 2014- by Steven E. Greer

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Save the Date: March 10, 2020: Oral Arguments in Greer v Mehiel 19-325 2d Cir.

October 31, 2019- Save the date. History will be made on the week of March 10th, 2020 in the Second

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The reason New York streets are covered in ugly scaffolding

December 1, 2019- The Post writes:

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Gristedes South to close

Update January 17, 2020- I thought this happened years ago, but Gristedes is finally closing at the end of this month.

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BlackTail at Pier-A closes

January 9, 2020- from Pier-A company: ANNOUNCEMENT: ‪On January 11, BlackTail in New York City will serve its last cocktail. We thank our guests,

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Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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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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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

(5000 people have viewed this as of July, 2017) We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa

January 10, 2019- The Sopranos are all over the news as the “Prequel” movie has been announced.

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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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The Late Reviewer: Stop Making Sense

August 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On an absolutely perfect summer night for an outdoor event, the Rooftop Films company set

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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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Exclusive: Gateway class-action plaintiffs’ lawyers explain the $43 Million settlement

January 8, 2020- by Steven E. Greer We asked the lawyer for the Gateway Plaza tenents class-action to explain the recent $43 Million settlement against LeFrak.

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LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza loses $43 Million class-action

January 7, 2020- Real Deal, “After nearly five years of litigation, LeFrak has reached a hefty settlement with tenants at a Battery Park City complex.

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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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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Exclusive: BPCA’s Anne Fenton and Matt Monahan gone

November 20, 2013- 3:30 PM (20,000 people have read this, as of December 4, 2013) Sources tell BatteryPark.TV that the BPCA’s Matthew Monahan and Anne Fenton are no longer employed. We are awaiting details. The source also stated that

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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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