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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New York Observer

Terminal Condition: Privatize Manhattan's Worst Transportation Hub ...

Terminal Condition: Privatize Manhattan's Worst Tra...

New York Observer

The Gentleman’s Broker: Frederick Peters Has Homes to Sell You and So Much More

A profile of Frederick W. Peters, the president of Warburg Realty, in the midst of an expansion unprecedented in its 118-year history....

New York Observer

Dan Garodnick Is Making Midtown East Rezoning Hinge on Transit Upgrades

It’s difficult to talk about real estate in Midtown East without considering the area’s transportation needs, and that’s because local City Councilman Dan Garodnick has impenetrably linked those tw…...

New York Observer

Hawkwind and the Flamin’ Groovies: Old and Not in the Way

Many of the artists we grew up with continue to make new records, whether we want them to or not....

New York Observer

2014’s Media Power Couples

What’s in a media power couple? Is it two established editors enlarging each other’s spotlight? Two buzz-worthy bloggers joining their Twitter fiefdoms? A young, literary upstart going cross-genre …...

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Bill de Blasio Rolls Out Inauguration Team

Bill de Blasio is getting ready for his inauguration. Almost exactly one month before the January 1 date when he’ll take the oath of office, the mayor-elect rolled out his inaugural committee…...

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Howard Marks: The ‘Uncomfortably Idiosyncratic’ Billionaire

As an undergraduate at Wharton in the 1960s, Howard Marks stumbled upon one of the guiding principles of his life....

New York Observer

For Your (Re)Consideration: Danny Kirwan, the Sad, Beautiful Ghost of Fleetwood Mac

Danny Kirwan is one of the great lost figures in rock history (both literally and figuratively)....

New York Observer

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Brownstone Sells for $7.4 Million

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Brownstone Sells for $7.4 Million...

New York Observer

Observer’s LA Power 25

The deal makers, creatives, philanthropists, and pols who pull the strings on the Left Coast and beyond....

New York Observer

Movie Comedy Guru Harold Ramis and the Morality of Caddyshack

Harold Ramis, director of the movies you know cold, has a comedy problem. No, it isn’t quite enough for him that he has directed or written most of the top-grossing comedies of his generation…...

New York Observer

Developer Tied to Sheldon Silver Arrest On City’s DNC Host Committee

Bill de Blasio named Leonard Litwin, believed to be a developer in the case against Sheldon Silver, to his DNC host committee....

New York Observer

City Forced to Hand over Rivington Documents After Threat of Legal Action

The city is handing over records requested by the Department of Investigation in connection with the agency’s Rivington House probe....

New York Observer

I.C.P. Sells Town House, but $17.5 Million Buyer Can’t Get In Until 2001

First, society milled about in it. Then bird-watchers did. Then shutterbugs. Now, the landmark town house at 1130 Fifth Avenue will be reintroduced to society. That is, after New York investor Bruc…...

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Welcome to ‘Here for the Wrong Reasons’

Think of this as a Bachelorette re-cap corner where I’ll debrief all of JoJo’s guys like I’m her nosiest friend or a mother that doesn’t have healthy boundaries....