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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 Wednesday and We’re Rounding the Bases

New York’s new home run king, and other links to start your interminably cloudy Wednesday.

October 5, 2022

Tuesday’s Clouds Weep, For Eric Adams Has Lost Fran Lebowitz

There are meteorological reasons for all this rain but also psychic reasons.

October 4, 2022

Fall’s Hottest Accessory Is the Hell Gate Hat

Yes, the long-awaited, and much vaunted Hell Gate hats have finally arrived.

September 30, 2022

It’s Friday and Eric Adams Is Against School Segregation But Okay With the Thing That Produces School Segregation

The Adams administration seems pretty okay with school segregation, and more of what we're reading today.

September 30, 2022

Eternal Free Parking Thursdays

City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams continues to prioritize parking for cars over everything that makes life good and bearable, and more of what we’re upset about this morning.

September 29, 2022

It’s Wednesday and City Hall Is Aware the Migrant Tent Isn’t Actually Shelter

The city has broken ground on its tent in Orchard Beach, and other links to start your beautiful Wednesday.

September 28, 2022

It’s Tuesday and One Way to Keep the Official Death Count Down at Rikers Is By Covering It Up

The DOC continues to be the DOC, and more of what we're thinking about today.

September 27, 2022

It’s Monday and You’re in a Constant State of Redistricting

2020’s dud of a census continues to yield great pleasures.

September 26, 2022

It’s Friday, Don’t Ask Too Many Questions About NYC’s New Camps For Asylum Seekers

NYC is building camps for asylum seekers, city council redistricting clusterfucks, and more end-of-week news.

September 23, 2022