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Max Rivlin-Nadler

Max Rivlin-Nadler is a co-publisher of Hell Gate. He's reported for Gothamist, The New York Times, Village Voice and NPR. You can find him walking his dog, Stiva, or surfing in the Rockaways.

Fresh Hell

While Politicians Use Asylum Seekers To Score Points, NYC’s Mutual Aid Groups Are Actually Helping Them

City government has taken a backseat to the efforts of volunteers, who are trying to help migrants navigate New York’s shelter system and land on their feet.

August 10, 2022
Going Places

How to Get Rockaway Rocket-pilled

Will expedited ferry service to the Rockaways save the City’s money-suck of a ferry system?

Power

What the Hell Is Going on With NYC Schools Funding?

Parents, educators, and public school advocates have spent the summer battling for the restoration of funds.

August 6, 2022
Nosh Pit

The Future of Open Restaurants Is Somehow Still Wide Open

Lawsuits, more lawsuits, and a ceaseless pandemic might mean the glorious sheds remain during a steamy summer and possibly into infinity.

Locked Up

ICE Just Abruptly Moved Dozens of Immigrant Detainees From NY to Mississippi

The transfers came after immigrant detainees at the Orange County Jail in Goshen, New York, complained about rotten and unappetizing food, racial insults by guards, limited medical care, and a lack of access to their lawyers.

July 26, 2022
The Cops

Guess Who’s Giving Away Guns in NYC

Hell Gate tried to attend an NYPD gun raffle. It didn’t go as planned.

July 21, 2022
Power

Civil Court Campaign Devolves Into Illegal Anti-Juggler Mudslinging

Overnight, parts of lower Manhattan were plastered with posters accusing a civil court candidate of not only being a Trump appointee, but also, a literal clown.

June 28, 2022
The Cops

Scenes From a Militarized NYPD Funeral in Carroll Gardens

"He was a full-fledged conspiracy theorist. That's okay. Our love for Captain Scholl was unconditional."

June 22, 2022