Category Archives: Battery Park City and BPCA

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 BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

Update December 20, 2017- Governor Cuomo finally, reluctantly, signed the bill to supposedly (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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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 (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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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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. (more…)

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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— (more…)

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Images from the 2015 Swedish Midsummer festival

June 19, 2015- Click on the images for best full-screen experience (more…)

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BPC couple have dog stolen by dog walker

August 30, 2019- Man who stole BPC dog prosecuted (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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 (more…)

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