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Hell Gate

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

Flaco Goes Downtown

The beloved owl and zoo escapee has reappeared on the Lower East Side. Now that he's there, will he finally find what he's searching for? Or get laid?

November 7, 2023

Swagger Mayor Suddenly Shy

After an FBI raid of his chief fundraisers home, the mayor is dodging questions from the press.

November 6, 2023

Jerry Saltz’s New Diet

You can survive on chicken and spinach and these links.

November 3, 2023

Uber and Lyft Screwed Their NY Drivers Out of a Lot of Money and Now Must Finally Pay (Not Enough)

We too are thrilled when let off relatively easily for persistent wage theft, and other links to start your day.

November 2, 2023

Adams Promotes Head of Deadly NYC Jails to Assistant Deputy Mayor for Failing Up

Louis Molina has a new job, and more links for your Wednesday.

November 1, 2023

Long, Depressing Legal Weed Hearing Mirrors Long, Depressing Legal Weed Rollout

"Do you think we're going to be able to put this genie back into the bottle?"

October 31, 2023

Andrew Cuomo Nails First Big Post-Resignation TV Appearance, Only Says ‘Fingers in the Vagina’ Once

Plus more stories that have nothing to do with the former governor to start your Monday.

October 30, 2023

NLRB Breathes New Life into Lodi’s Restaurant Union

The National Labor Relations Board is pursuing charges of illegal union-busting tactics at the prestigious Italian restaurant.

October 27, 2023

You’re Welcome, Prospect Heights: Eric Adams ‘Made it Safe’

The relationship between Mayor Adams's property ownership and crime, plus more links to start your day.

October 25, 2023