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Christopher Robbins

Chris is an editor at Hell Gate. He spent a decade working for Gothamist, a year at the Village Voice, and has written for New York Magazine and Streetsblog.

Eric Adams Neglected to Mention That the FBI Seized His Phones

Investigators reportedly took the Mayor's devices Monday night, a fact he did not disclose at a Wednesday press conference.

Please Don’t Shoot Moynihan Station’s Acre-Sized Skylight With a BB Gun

Moynihan Station's sidewalk shed will be gone much faster than most sidewalk sheds.

November 2, 2023

NYC Is the City of Yes For Drivers Who Run Red Lights and Speed

Fifteen speeding and red light tickets in a year? No problem.

October 27, 2023

Guess How Many Loft Owners Are Voluntarily Complying With the SoHo/NoHo Zoning Laws Eric Adams Won’t Enforce?

The "flip tax" that is supposed to fuel an arts fund is legal. Don't expect anyone to pay.

October 25, 2023

A New Yorker Whose Israeli Hometown Became the Scene of a Massacre

Dan talks about how his family survived the assault, why he left Kfar Aza for good, and the anguish he feels when he sees the tragedy being used to justify more bloodshed.

October 13, 2023

Hell Gate Is Suing Mayor Eric Adams

City Hall admits the mayor’s communications with the owner of Zero Bond are a matter of public record, but won't turn them over.

‘People Are Dying on the Streets in Record Numbers and He Doesn’t Give a Shit’

As cycling deaths soar, New Yorkers urge Mayor Eric Adams to make the streets safer, right now.

Congestion Pricing Conundrum: How Much Should Drivers From Long Island & New Jersey Pay?

The bureaucrats charged with setting the congestion pricing plan consider their most delicate task.