Peter S. Green

Peter S. Green

Reporter, Editor, Newsroom Manager

Tax cheats, revolutions, foreign policy, hurricanes, droughts, wars, oysters, New York City and the business of water.

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Crain's New York Business

Dry Cleaner Wage Theft

Part tow of the Dry Cleaning expose- Many workers in dry cleaners are forced to do shift work, which is illegal, and are often paid far below minimum wage. They are often undocumented aliens who are afraid to complain.

Dryclean article
Crain's New York Business

(Editor) Toxic Dry Cleaners

SABEW-award winning investigation -
Perchloroethylene, used throughout the dry cleaning industry under the name perc, has been a concern for decades, leading to concerns about poisoned workers and environmental health risks

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Crain's New York Business

Reimagining Rikers Island

(Editor) Conceived, assigned and edited this special issue to look at what NYC could do with Rikers Island, 412 acres of waterfront property, if the infamous prison there were to close.

Mobile restaurant being assembled article
Crain's New York Business

(Editor) Inside the underground economy propping up New York City's food carts

Once a path to the American dream, manning hot-dog and coffee carts now traps entrepreneurs in a spiral of low wages and a black market operating in plain sight

Cart article
Crain's New York Business

(Editor) Hot dog vendors and coffee carts turn to a black market operating in ...

Hot dog vendors and coffee carts turn to a black ma...

Crain's New York Business

Perchloroethylene, used by New York City dry cleaners under the ...

I edited this investigation of the dangers of dry cleaning and the perils facing dry-cleaning workers and those who live near dry cleaning shops.

Crain's New York Business

Dan Mooney's Skypicker crane could save millions in construction ...

I edited this investigation of the little crane that could save millions in construction costs, if it weren't for unions and the Department of Buildings.

Crain's New York Business

Lessons from outgoing New York Post editor Col Allan | Crain's New ...

Lessons from outgoing New York Post editor Col Alla...

Crain's New York Business

John Golomb, the Glove Doctor, resuscitates old baseball mitts ...

John Golomb, the Glove Doctor, resuscitates old bas...

Crain's New York Business

Behold 'ghost restaurants': Order online, but don't try to show up for dinner

EDITOR: Grubhub-powered Green Summit doesn't operate a single storefront, but has eight restaurant brands delivering food in New York City...

Crain's New York Business

40 Under 40: Class of 2016

Led the selection process and assigned and edited this special section. Meet Crain's New York Business Class of 2016 40 Under 40...

Crain's New York Business

Meet the New York developer on the brink of losing it all

Conceived and edited: The tale of Bauhouse Group's Joe Beninati. What went wrong?...

Crain's New York Business

Public art makes a splash on Fifth Avenue

Installation organized by Tishman Speyer and Public Art Fund entitled Van Gogh's Ear will be on display until June 3...

Crain's New York Business

How to make it as an artist in New York

To survive as an artist takes a lot but it's not impossible. Here's how some of the city's emerging artists survive...