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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.

Going Places

The LaGuardia AirTrain, New York’s Dumbest Transit Project, Is Finally Dead

But even with a new plan possibly in place, LaGuardia remains as close and as far as ever.


Yes, the Knicks Are Good

This is the first true thing I've said about the Knicks in 23 years.

March 6, 2023
Fresh Hell

Flushing Residents Call ‘Bullshit’ on Steve Cohen’s Mets Casino Bid

"Cohen wants to use the casino to take away more of our blood, sweat, and money."

March 3, 2023
Eternal City

The Last Night at Anyway Cafe

Sometimes, things work out, and a place like this can stay alive for a while longer. And sometimes it doesn't.

February 28, 2023
Paying Rent

‘Every Lawyer in My Unit Is Drowning’: New York Civil Attorneys Strike After Eight Months Without a Contract

Attorneys with New York Legal Assistance Group, which provides civil legal representation to thousands of New Yorkers navigating the government's arcane courts systems, are striking as they see workloads increase with no commensurate raises.

February 21, 2023
Eternal City

So Who the Hell Is Major Deegan?

A new book tells us of the sometimes extremely unremarkable men that our roads, bridges, and tunnels are named after.

The State of New York

NYC Asks Landlords of Unlicensed Weed Shops to Do Their Dirty Work for Them

While trying to avoid recriminalizing weed sales, the City is taking steps to crack down on new unlicensed shops.