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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.

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

Eric Adams Starts Backing Off NYC’s Landmark Climate Rules

Mercy for landlords, a burning planet for everyone else.

September 14, 2023

What’s Up With These Meat Buckets in Alphabet City?

The truth behind the unloved meat buckets of Avenue D.

The QueensLink Is Back From the Dead to Bring Relief to Queens’s Transit Deserts

Despite City Hall throwing its weight behind another plan, and the MTA's deep disinterest, advocates are still pushing for the intra-Queens connector—and finally gaining political support.

September 7, 2023

Adams and Hochul Point Fingers at Each Other Over Migrants. The Federal Government Is Raising a Middle Finger Right at Them

The sooner New York's leaders realize that the federal government isn't coming to save the day, the sooner they can figure out their own solution to helping asylum seekers.

112 Days Later, Writers (and Now Actors) Are Still on the Picket Line

As the strike drags on, writers are hopeful that a unified push by labor will bring producers to their senses.

August 22, 2023

Report: Despite What Landlords Might Say, Rent-Stabilized Apartments Are Pretty Easy to Rent

As landlords attempt to get rid of rent-stabilization forever, a peek into how easy their jobs are.

Corona Plaza Vendors Still Can’t Work Weeks After Sweep, But Help Might Be on the Way

A long-simmering DOT plan to legalize the market might not come for months, leaving unlicensed vendors in limbo.

August 18, 2023

Two Conflicted Dog Owners Discuss Whether to Let the Subway Run Over a Dog

Is saving one innocent dog's life worth all of this trouble to innocent commuters?