Peter Ward

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Freelancers, Rejoice! Christine Quinn Pushes Forward With Health Center Plan

    In her state-of-the-city address last month, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who is expected to run for mayor, announced that the City Council would work with the Freelancers Union to launch a flagship health center that would provide low-cost care to the city's self-employed residents. This ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010
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    May 3, 2010

    Tavern on the Green Will Remain in the Dark

    Tavern: Lights still out.​Looks like the second coming of Tavern on the Green won't be coming anytime soon: according to the Post's Steve Cuozzo, a meeting last week between Dean Poll, Tavern's new operator, and Peter Ward, chief of Local 6 union, was not a fruitful one. Poll and Ward have bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Studies in Crap: The 'Ravenous Chinese Amazons' of Watergate Mastermind E. Howard Hunt's '60s Spy Novels

    Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. ​ One of Our Agents is Missing & The Mongol Mask Author: David St. John, aka E. ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2005

    Council Jihad

    De Blasio Leads Unholy Union War on City's Campaign Finance Board

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    November 9, 2005

    Mike's Big Night

    In 2001, the cozy B.B. King Club on West 42nd Street was adequate for rookie candidate Michael Bloomberg's election night crowd. Last night, Bloomberg's spare-no-expense campaign booked the city's biggest meeting venue east of the Javits Center-- the vast Metropolitan Ballroom at the Sheraton New Yo ... More >>

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    September 10, 2005

    Mike's Labor Love Fest

    Mayor Bloomberg wears the union label at Saturday's Labor Day parade. What a difference incumbency makes. Four years ago, then-candidate Michael Bloomberg showed up at the city's post-Labor Day parade and was greeted like a mosquito at a barbecue, a nuisance to be slapped away. But there he was S ... More >>

  • News

    January 28, 2003

    Heartless Hotel

    Prison Contracts and Homeless Crisis Built Empire

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    March 26, 2002

    Tall Tales

    With Rivera in Lead, Unions Ditch Dems for 'Lincolnian' Gov

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    August 21, 2001

    The Green Team

    Does the Voice Whispering in Mark Green’s Ear Have His Own Agenda?