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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.

It’s Tuesday and I Would Also Be Eric Adams’s Friend for $241,000 a Year

Plus: Two secret reports and an oddly austere budget given how many well-paid appointees are running around City Hall

November 22, 2022

This Monday It’s a Cold Cold World (Cup)

Footie! And other links to start your day.

November 21, 2022

It’s Thursday, and Rikers Has Another Day in Court

Let’s find out if a judge thinks that a jail that has taken the lives of eighteen people this year needs more time.

November 17, 2022

It’s Wednesday and NYC Is Gambling With Queens Again

The world’s borough gets another stadium (and casino?)

November 16, 2022

Video: How to Cross the Street at the NYC Marathon

Three filmmakers capture moments of extreme grace and tragic hubris.

November 15, 2022

Can Eric Adams ‘Get Stuff Done’ This Tuesday Without Any Workers?

A new report paints a dire picture of the City’s workforce, and more links to start your day.

November 15, 2022

Mondays Are Cold Again

November is a land of climate contrasts, Eric Adams is still a Crystals Guy, and more links!

November 14, 2022

It’s Friday, So Let’s Take Down That Tent We Built

A bad idea meets its end and other links to start your day.

November 11, 2022

Thursday’s Results Are In: New York Democrats Love to Lose

Everyone hates Jay Jacobs, and more links for your Thursday.

November 10, 2022