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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.

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
Power

What Crash? NY’s Political Leaders Are Still Crazy For Crypto

Despite a complete collapse in the crypto market, New York’s leaders are still making money from it—through campaign donations.

June 18, 2022
Power

Public Swimming Programs Had Been Drowning For Months. Why Didn’t City Hall Save Them?

Other cities have found solutions to the "national lifeguard shortage."

June 15, 2022
The State of New York

What Does Big Crypto Want From Governor Hochul and Her Running Mate?

The legislature moved to cut down on crypto mining in the state. Now investors may be bracing for an existential battle.

June 7, 2022
The Cops

Queens DA Drops Murder Charges Against Prakash Churaman

“I feel free. No doubt, no uncertainty, there’s nothing hanging over me. I finally feel free.”

June 7, 2022