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.
Meet the Car With the ‘New York Bathroom Vibe’
Last week I was walking down the street and stopped cold when I saw this thing.
Your Grandchildren May Find it Easier to Pee in NYC
The City Council proposed some legislation that might eventually provide relief.
Breathe Easy, the NYPD and MTA Have at Last Apprehended the Feared Subway Saxophone Robot Animals Guy
The epitome of a life-affirming subway performer was allegedly obstructing pedestrian flow at Herald Square.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Youuuuur Chicago Yankees
MLB made a tweet featuring the MTA's stuff without express written (or any other kind of) permission!
Get in, Loser: We’re Driving Our Kia SUV on the Beach During Sea Turtle Nesting Season
Kia knew their sea turtle commercial was bogus, but they ran it anyway.
Behold This Fiercely Majestic Falcon and Its Embarrassingly Awkward Chick
Please enjoy these delightful photos and video taken atop the Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge.
Cool New Bike Barriers No Match For Drivers Blocking Bike Lane
The DOT is moving quickly to secure bike lanes. But can the city keep drivers out of them?
An Unholy Prospect Park Outhouse
Few things can shatter the cinematic spring charm of a perfect June weekend in New York City. But then I had to pee.
New York Rents Are Sky High. Legislative Relief is Dead. What Happened?
Housing activist Cea Weaver talks about why tenant protections failed to pass this year, and what New York should be doing to build more affordable housing.
Introducing Porcelain New York: A Public Bathroom Column
Our goal is to celebrate the toilets we have, shine a light on facilities that need attention, and inspire more public bathroom discourse.