Category Archives: – Real estate

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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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 (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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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 (more…)

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Say goodbye to this neighborhood: Upper West Tribeca

Update October 11, 2019- This project at 465 Greenwich Street became a stalled one under bankruptcy. (more…)

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Bill Ackman can’t even do dumb real estate: Howard Hughes to sell Seaport

(Far right, Ackman, with other egomania hedge funders who can’t pick stocks) July 5, 2019- Bill Ackman (more…)

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Told you so. Those pencil tower condos are not selling.

Update October 18, 2019- Real Deal reports that units in 50 West, 111 Murray, and Tribeca’s (more…)

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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 (more…)

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Review: Wolfgang Puck’s Cut at The Four Seasons Hotel Downtown

Update December 20, 2016- Pete Wells of the New York Times has a bizarre review of Cut. He loved the (more…)

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Homeless take over Tribeca

September 25, 2019- The TribecaCitizen covers the scourge of homeless who are sleeping in (more…)

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New Pharmacy: Tribeca Apothecary

September 2, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Large pharmacy chains like (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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 (more…)

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Read Between the Lines: 8-31-2019

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Violent felons selling fake Statue of Liberty tickets finally ousted from the Battery?

August 21, 2019- by Steven E. Greer BPTV has been the only source to state bluntly that the con artists in The Battery selling bogus (more…)

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Renting is better than buying if you plan to live in New York for fewer than five years

February 15, 2016- A report lays out the scenarios for when it makes financial sense to purchase (more…)

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More action promised against Staten Island Ferry felons selling fake tickets to tourists

August 5, 2019- After some elected official got harassed by the Staten Island ferry, and nearby cops (more…)

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