Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

The West Thames pedestrian bridge

March 16, 2020 (more…)

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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 (more…)

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Images of rioters in Lower Manhattan

June 2, 2020- These arrests made the NY Post (more…)

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BizTV’s Liquid Lunch interviews Steven E. Greer, MD about the pandemic

March 9, 2020- by Seven E. Greer (more…)

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Will Sheldon Silver ever see a day in prison?

Update April 3, 2020- Sheldon Silver will be sentenced in June, nearly TWO YEARS after being (more…)

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Battery Park and FiDi have the lowest coronavirus test-positive prevalence

April 5, 2020- The NYT posted a map of NYC neighborhoods, by zip code, and their test-postie prevalence (more…)

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Greer Wins: Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Update February 13, 2020- It comes down. (more…)

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Audio: Oral arguments in Greer v Mehiel 19-325 2d Cir.

Update March 10, 2020- by Steven E. Greer I think my oral argument went about as well as possible given that I am not a lawyer. The three (more…)

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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 (more…)

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Chinatown fish causing serious skin infection epidemic

April 3, 2014- DNAinfo reports again of the skin infection caused by fish handled in Chinatown. This is important to BPC because those fish are caught by rod and reel on the esplanade. (more…)

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Battery Park invaded by commercial fishermen again

Chinatown fish causing serious skin infection epidemic (more…)

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Letter: New anglers on esplanade are a problem

Letter to the Editor June 6, 2013, By B. Rosen I would like to address the arrival of fisherman now using the Esplanade between Liberty Street and the (more…)

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New York RFP process awards Stantec construction, again

February 21, 2020- by Steven E. Greer Stantec seems to be the favored construction company of the State of New York. You can bet your (more…)

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The reason New York streets are covered in ugly scaffolding

December 1, 2019- The Post writes: (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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, (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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