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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.

The Fight Over Control of NYC’s Lifeguard Union Reaches NY’s Highest Court

Another season of closed beaches and limited pool hours looms as union infighting continues in the state's highest court.

February 21, 2024

NYC’s Budget Watchdog: The Adams Administration Is Overstating the City’s Budget Woes (Again)

As the mayor continues to demand harsh cuts to parks, early education, and sanitation, among other services, the city appears to already be on sound fiscal footing.

Bed-Stuy Bikes Still Wants to Build the Bike-Repair Trade School of the Future

The worker cooperative is having a tough winter, but sees brighter days ahead for both the cooperative and bike mechanics across the city.

February 12, 2024

New Body Cam Footage Shows NYPD Started Confrontation With Migrants in Times Square

"Looks like Ugly Betty, eh?" a man says, a moment before an NYPD officer pushes him against the wall.

How To Manufacture a ‘Migrant Crime Wave’

As he gears up for reelection, Eric Adams is once again painting with a much darker brush.

With a Summer of Painful Shutdowns Looming, Can the G Train Get Back to Forest Hills?

What it will take for the the MTA's most-neglected line to finally return to glory.

After Migrants Showed Up in Tompkins Square Park, the Adams Administration Pulled the Port-a-Potties

The Parks Department, unwilling to keep up maintenance for the port-a-potties while the park's bathrooms are being rebuilt, just got rid of them entirely.