Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

Greek restaurant coming to old North End Grill spot

December 1, 2019- A Greek restaurant, Anassa, with two other locations is coming to the old North End Grill.

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Diller Island gets an official name: Little Island

November 15, 2019- “Park officials never liked the name “Diller Island” for the elevated platform—

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Images from the 2015 Swedish Midsummer festival

June 19, 2015- Click on the images for best full-screen experience

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BPC couple have dog stolen by dog walker

August 30, 2019- Man who stole BPC dog prosecuted

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CB1 Battery Park agenda for December, 2019

12/4 Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM Location: Metropolitan College, 60 West Street – 1st Floor

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Was a proper RFP process used for the West Thames bridge?

June 7, 2013- By Steven E. Greer On February 27th, 2013, a small team from the Mayor’s office presented slides and plans of the

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Viva la ducklings!

 May 6, 2012 In a surprise to those who follow the wildlife in BPC, the ducklings have returned this year, six of them.

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Without community input, BPCA allows radiation beaming cell tower to go up

Update October 31, 2017- Downtown Express reports that parents are upset over a cell tower installed

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Convicted murderer hired by ferry boat company to sell bogus tickets arrested for shooting in The Battery

Update September 12, 2019- This Democrat voter-base poster child is now a convicted felon

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West Side Highway speed limit lowered to 30 mph

October 11, 2019- The West Side Highway speed limit has been lowered to 30 from 35-mph.

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41 River Terrace music executive accused of rape

September 18, 2019- In the news is a music executive who lives in the 41 River Terrace building, arrested for rape. This is a bizarre case. He went next door, knowing a female neighbor did not locker her door,

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The new Downtown Alliance shuttle buses start today

(3,700 people have viewed this as of November 15th, 2015) Update November 15, 2015- The new bus operator and their red buses start service today.

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Now, it is finally time to start remembering 9/11

September 11, 2019- by Steven E. Greer On September 11th, 2001, Muslim jihadists funded by Saudi Arabia, led by Osama bin Laden and his Al-Qaeda,

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The Late Reviewer: “16 Acres”: How the biggest lightning rod in the world was made

 September 20, 2014- by Steven E. Greer “16 Acres” is an excellent documentary that describes the politics behind the rebuilding of Ground Zero, and why it has taken so long.

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Wow-factor images of the 9/11 lights

September 11, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I have taken photos of these lights for 14 years and almost forgot to do so this year.

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14-years later, the “9/11 stairs” are the center attraction of Brookfield Place

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Four years ago, BP.TV worked to help stop the plans by the numbskulls of Brookfield Properties

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Footage of the Winter Garden and BPC as Twin Towers fell on 9/11

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El Vez still has the best chicken burrito anywhere

May 28, 2016- The lunch menu at the sit-down section of El Vez (not the burrito hut) has the best

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Exclusive: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ignored complaints about a sexual predator on par with Harvey Weinstein

Update May 8, 2018- Now, Gillibrand friend Eric Schneiderman has abruptly resigned from his New York

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