Skip to Content

Hell Gate

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

Morning Spew

It’s Friday, Let’s Blaze It

The president begins the process of marijuana decriminalization, maybe, and other links to start your day.

October 7, 2022
Morning Spew

Thursday’s Blazing Sun Beats Down on the Cynical Brow of New Jersey’s Governor

NJ Governor Phil Murphy continues to fight congestion pricing, Mayor Eric Adams thinks asylum seekers are an "assault" on the city, and more.

October 6, 2022
Morning Spew

It’s Wednesday and We’re Rounding the Bases

New York’s new home run king, and other links to start your interminably cloudy Wednesday.

October 5, 2022
Morning Spew

Tuesday’s Clouds Weep, For Eric Adams Has Lost Fran Lebowitz

There are meteorological reasons for all this rain but also psychic reasons.

October 4, 2022
Morning Spew

It’s Monday and the City Council Might Make Us All Snitches

A new-ish idea to get vehicles out of bike lanes and other links to start your day.

October 3, 2022
Fresh Hell

Fall’s Hottest Accessory Is the Hell Gate Hat

Yes, the long-awaited, and much vaunted Hell Gate hats have finally arrived.

September 30, 2022
Morning Spew

It’s Friday and Eric Adams Is Against School Segregation But Okay With the Thing That Produces School Segregation

The Adams administration seems pretty okay with school segregation, and more of what we're reading today.

September 30, 2022
Morning Spew

Eternal Free Parking Thursdays

City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams continues to prioritize parking for cars over everything that makes life good and bearable, and more of what we’re upset about this morning.

September 29, 2022
Morning Spew

It’s Wednesday and City Hall Is Aware the Migrant Tent Isn’t Actually Shelter

The city has broken ground on its tent in Orchard Beach, and other links to start your beautiful Wednesday.

September 28, 2022
Morning Spew

It’s Tuesday and One Way to Keep the Official Death Count Down at Rikers Is By Covering It Up

The DOC continues to be the DOC, and more of what we're thinking about today.

September 27, 2022