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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.

Finally, NYC Gets the Bird We Deserve

All hail our new beady-eyed queen, Astoria the wild turkey! And more news to take you into the long weekend.

May 24, 2024

City of No More Bodegas

An effort to make shopping local even more convenient will probably fail, and more links to start your day.

May 22, 2024

Mayor Adams May Have a Snitchuation

Rana Abbasova, Mayor Eric Adams's liaison to the Turkish community, is reportedly cooperating with the federal corruption investigation into his 2021 campaign.

May 21, 2024

Mayor Adams Says NYPD Did a ‘Commendable Job’ Violently Arresting and Punching Pro-Palestinian Protesters in Bay Ridge

The mayor and the NYPD are also repeating the "outside agitator" narrative, plus more links to start your week.

May 20, 2024

The NYPD Is Increasing Their Ability to Steal Your Face

Drone first responders, real-time Harlem surveillance, and more links for your weekend.

May 17, 2024

Cinema Village, Est. 1963, Cinema Village Union, Est. 2024

We talked to one of Cinema Village's newly unionized workers about bargaining power and why his job matters to the entertainment industry.

May 15, 2024

Mets Owner’s Astroturf Casino Play Takes the Field in Queens

Despite a key State Senator not feeling so lucky, Steve Cohen continues pouring money into his casino dream.

May 14, 2024