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Katie Way

Katie Way is a writer-editor at Hell Gate. Previously, she was a senior staff writer at VICE. Her work has also appeared in The Nation, Study Hall, Lux Magazine, and MEL. She loves talking to strangers.


New York’s Finest: Automate This

The NYPD robots are stupid and creepy, but at least a robot can't steal its ex-wife's car keys.

September 26, 2023

They Want to Clean Up Their Block. The NYPD Won’t Give Them a Permit.

“There’s been violence, and I’m not comfortable shutting down any street in that neighborhood for a block party,” a local cop told the neighborhood group.

September 25, 2023

The Real Housewives of New York City Really Live in the Past

And I can't wait until this season is in the past, too.

September 22, 2023

I’ve Dug My Own Grave With the Real Housewives of New York City

Plus, the women go to the beach or some bullshit.

September 13, 2023

New York’s Finest: Officer Involved in Shooting (Himself)

Plus, a DUI, domestic violence, and a $100 million bill for police misconduct.

September 11, 2023

The Real Housewives of New York City Are Really Insensitive

What kind of dumbass owns a swanky apartment in Manhattan but won't fly business class?

September 8, 2023

The Real Housewives of New York City Finally Get Into It

'Tis the season to fight at a wreath-making party.

September 1, 2023

What the Hell Is Going on With Legal Weed in New York?

We spoke with NY Cannabis Insider's Brad Racino, who broke down what all of the lawsuits mean for the future of the state's legal weed market: "It's probably the second quarter of 2024 before you'll even start to see more retail stores open."

August 31, 2023

I Survived the Tom Verlaine Book Sale

Hundreds of bookish Brooklynites waited in the sun to sift through the Television guitarist's massive collection.

August 28, 2023

Introducing: New York’s Finest

The first edition of our new column, a biweekly roundup of bad behavior by New York cops.

August 25, 2023