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

Long Islanders Just Elected Some Guy to Congress

There’s embellishment and then there’s George Santos, and other links to start your day

December 19, 2022

Wednesday Is a Good Day for the DOB to Finally Inspect the Mayor’s Brooklyn Apartment

Plus: An NYPD evidence building goes up in flames, City employees acting badly, and some very relevant questions about where houseless New Yorkers have gone.

December 14, 2022

It’s Tuesday and the Mayor’s New Involuntary Commitment Policy Had Its First Day in Court

A controversial new policy finds itself quickly in court, and other links to start your day.

December 13, 2022

Mondays Are for Workers Getting the Goods

A strike ends, capping a momentous year of labor action in NYC, and other links to start your day.

December 12, 2022

This Friday, New Yorkers Are Pushing Back Against City Hall’s Involuntary Hospitalization Plan

A rally on the steps of City Hall as a legal challenge to the new policy is filed, and other links to start your day.

December 9, 2022

It’s Thursday and Real New Yorkers Don’t Cross a Picket Line to Read the NY Times

A NYT staffer talks about the historic walkout, and some scab-free links to start your day.

December 8, 2022

Introducing Hell Gate’s Holiday Deals

Hats, discounted subscriptions, and giving the gift of Hell Gate.

December 7, 2022

It’s Wednesday and Rikers Guards Are Having a Peek at Your Privileged Attorney-Client Correspondence

The DOC appears to be opening mail between lawyers and their clients, Astoria's pizza wars are over, and more links for your morning.

December 7, 2022