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A new outlet owned and run by journalists covering New York City, with a mixture of blog posts, features, columns, and investigations.

With NYC in a Housing Crisis, Adams Administration Takes Bold Step of Removing Bureaucratic Hurdles So Developers Can Build More Casinos

The administration doesn't want to gamble with a casino developer's shot at a NYC gambling house, and more links for your Tuesday.

November 28, 2023

Report: New York Won’t Meet Its 2030 Climate Goals

But there’s still a way to turn away from the abyss, if we want it.

November 27, 2023

Former State Department Official Terrorizes Food Truck Vendor

Stuart Seldowitz told reporters he was caught "in the heat of the moment" harassing the same man on at least three different occasions.

November 22, 2023

The NYPD Doesn’t Want the Public to Hear What They Say Over the Radio

A newly proposed law aims to maintain transparency in the cops's radio communications. Plus, more links for your Tuesday.

November 21, 2023

One Easy Trick to Brandish a Gun at a Protest, Get Away With It, and Keep Your City Council Job

New York City's savviest MAGA councilmember also happens to be real close to City Hall, and other links to start your day.

November 20, 2023

Eric Adams’s Austerity Program Comes for Pre-K, Cops, and Libraries

Plus: George Santos on OnlyFans and more links.

November 17, 2023

How an Upper East Side Coffee Shop Became a Proxy for the War Between Israel and Hamas

The former baristas of Caffe Aronne tell their side of the story. And some links for your Thursday.

November 16, 2023

George Santos’s Only Crime Is Being Himself (Plus, All the Alleged Crimes)

The onslaught of skepticism against the Don Draper of Congress never stops.

November 15, 2023

Safe Injection Sites Save Lives and Don’t Hurt Communities But NYC Still Can’t Have Them

A new report puts NIMBY crime fears to bed, even as New York's safe injection sites face possible closure.

November 14, 2023

Hell Gate’s Farewell to Hats Sale!

To make room for more swag, we need to unload hats—for an all-time low price!

November 13, 2023