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.
NYC Promised Street Vendors More Permits. Instead, They’re Being Harassed by the NYPD
“It feels like they pick on us because they have nothing better to do.”
How Eric Adams Made the Crisis of Sheltering Asylum Seekers Worse
A city with millions to spare finds it can’t do the bare minimum, and is asking City employees to volunteer to work with asylum seekers.
Queens Is Probably Getting a ‘High Line’ Instead of a Subway Line
The abandoned Rockaway Beach Branch train line has been a point of contention for decades. Now City Hall looks to finally foreclose a possible reactivation.
East Village’s Beloved Essex Card Shop Reopens After Devastating Fire
The store, like its owners, has shown serious resiliency.
The Owners of Astor Wines & Spirits Just Sold It to Their Employees
The Fisher family has run the shop for over fifty years—now its workers will own it.
City Council Demands Mayor Undo Schools Budget Cuts the City Council Voted For
The city council resolves that it made a huge mistake.
It’s Wednesday, and We’re Avoiding Confrontation in the Bronx
Plans to provide housing for seniors and recently incarcerated people run into familiar foes.
The U.S. Open Qualies and Queens
For a week, it’s just barely worth all that the U.S. Open has taken from a borough it mostly ignores.
It’s Friday, and the Battle for the 10th Congressional District Might Not Be Over Yet
If you’re still on line, stay on line!
Sure Seems like the Department of Correction Stole the Comptroller’s Project and Passed It Off As Their Own
Transparency Is important.