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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.

New York Public Radio Fires 20 Staff as High-Paid Executives Refuse to Cut Their Six-Figure Salaries

"It is not a good use of any of our time, looking in the rearview mirror and trying to figure out where we should place blame," New York Public Radio's CEO told staff on Friday.

Get to Know the New York Liberty, So You Can Sound Cool & Knowledgable While They Crush the WNBA Finals

"Did you know backup center Stefanie Dolson's family goes back in New York State to before the Revolutionary War? Bet you didn't! I am soooo wise."

MTA’s 20-Year To-Do List: Fix All the Ancient, Busted-Ass Stuff, Then Maybe Some New Subway Lines?

Here's what the MTA is going to focus on for the next generation or so.

October 5, 2023

New York’s Long Basketball Nightmare is Over: The Liberty Are Going to the Finals

The hottest team in New York is on the way to play the hated Aces in the championship round.

October 2, 2023

‘Water Filled the Whole Bus Up to the Seats’: Scenes From New York’s Climate Apocalypse Flooding

How New Yorkers—the vast majority of whom were unaware in the morning of what lay in wait for them on their commutes—navigated Friday's flood waters, stalled trains, and drowning buses. 

While NYC Is Paralyzed by Flooding, the Mayor Is Once Again Playing Catch Up

Even with a serious heads-up, Mayor Adams was out of sight.

September 29, 2023

NYC’s Biggest Nonprofit Newsrooms Face Massive Layoffs, Salary Cuts

Mismanagement, flagging ad revenue, and waffling megadonors leave journalists paying the price.

September 26, 2023

The House GOP’s Star Witness: Eric Adams

Eric Adams and House Republicans found sitting in a tree, F-E-A-R-M-O-N-G-E-R-I-N-G.

September 20, 2023

In Eric Adams’s New York, Almost Everything Is Going in the Wrong Direction

It's now harder to get food benefits, walk safely, use a public pool, or enroll your kid in pre-K.

September 18, 2023