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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.

The Days of NYC’s Stupefyingly Bad, Maddeningly Unequal Property Tax System May Be Numbered

A crash course on our FUBAR property tax system and more links for your Wednesday.

March 20, 2024

What’s Going on With the Sexual Assault Allegations Against Eric Adams?

A former New York Transit Police employee has alleged in a lawsuit that the mayor demanded a quid pro quo sexual favor from her in 1993. Here’s what we do—and don’t—know.

March 19, 2024

The Saga of Zaza Waza: Illicit Weed Endures

And more news for your Friday.

March 15, 2024

Stop the Presses (Please): Mayor Adams Is Writing Another Book

Some ideas for the mayor's first best-seller.

March 13, 2024

City Wants to Jail One of NYC’s Most ‘Egregiously Negligent’ Landlords

But good luck finding him! And other links to start your spring-like Tuesday.

March 12, 2024

Cruise Ships Might Actually Have to Stop Spewing Pollution in Red Hook

The "Our Air, Our Water" Act was passed by the City Council yesterday. Plus, more links for your weekend.

March 8, 2024

New Colossus, Old Music Festival Feel

Hear so much live music this weekend, and other links to start your day.

March 7, 2024