Molly is a writer and occasional editor covering crime, labor, and the American health care system.
Staten Islanders Tell Asylum Seekers They’re Not Welcome: ‘Why Not Put Them on Rikers?’
The Staten Island site of a shelter for asylum seekers has seen near-daily protests.
Wandering New York City’s Grief Corridor
The saddest micro-neighborhood in town keeps getting bigger.
The Best New York City Bar Is in Hazleton, Pennsylvania
The place feels intimate, and kind of off-kilter in the way you can't get away with when paying New York commercial rents.
‘It’s Dangerous To Sign A Full-Time Lease’: These Airbnb Hosts Don’t Want People Living in Their NYC Apartments
If being a landlord is a job, operating an Airbnb represents a significant promotion, one that hosts are reluctant to give up.
The Amazon Labor Union Threw a Killer Holiday Party
Following this year's historic win, the union gave workers the party that Amazon wouldn't.
A Brief Guide to Encountering a Weeping Person in Public in NYC
A note on our responsibility to each other.
Is it Morally Defensible to Put Dogs in Halloween Costumes? A Brief Debate
Dog parents Molly Osberg and Max Rivlin-Nadler present their opposing views.
June Homes ‘Reinvents’ Having a Roommate and It Sounds Less Than Ideal
The company promises to help landlords the tech-startup way: with surge pricing and an app.
It’s Tuesday and It’s Really Hard to Close Rikers When You’re Committed to Locking More People Up
Plus: A fare-evading dog, a trash-collecting epic, an ethics-skirting governor.