Chris is an editor at Hell Gate. He spent nearly a decade working for Gothamist, and has written for New York Magazine and Streetsblog.
Why Is the Head of NYC Jails Endorsing a Debunked Fentanyl ‘Myth’?
An alleged fentanyl poisoning happens in the midst of a debate over whether to ban physical mail in NYC jails.
Will Governor Hochul Go to War With Her Own Party to Save Her Judicial Nominee?
"The more the governor doubled down, the more it became an issue about the separation of powers."
Governor Hochul’s ‘Groundbreaking’ 10-Year Housing Plan Mysteriously Lacks Any New Tenant Protections
And other observations from the 2023 State of the State address.
Why Is Paying for the JFK Airport AirTrain Such a Huge Pain in the Ass?
Blame the Port Authority and the MTA.
Weeeeeeed, Get Your Fresh, Social Justice-Infused, 100 Percent Legal Weed Here!
Legal cannabis finally arrives in New York City.
Organized Retail Crime is the Reason Your Pharmacy Sucks. Does NYC Even Have Organized Retail Crime?
Shoplifting has increased in NYC, but how much of it is the work of sophisticated gangs?
Adams Administration’s ‘Visionary’ Idea for the BQE: A Six-Lane Highway
Eric Adams appears poised to restore two lanes on the BQE that were removed last year.
EXCLUSIVE: Is There Hair Sex in the New ‘Avatar’ Movie?
We answer the one question on everyone’s minds about “Avatar: The Way of Water.”
NY Progressives Want to Tax the Rich. Does Governor Hochul?
"We voted for you, we're gonna come for you."
Guerrilla Toilets Flourish at the Base of the Brooklyn Bridge
While NYC continues to delay its public toilet rollout, "Uncle John" steps up to fill the void.