Neil deMause has written for the Village Voice, Gothamist, City Limits, Defector, and a cast of thousands. He once testified before Congress on stadium subsidies, for which he even tied his own tie.
Lights, Camera, Extraction! Inside Hochul’s Plan to Shovel Hundreds of Millions More Into TV & Film Shoots
Spending taxpayer dollars on dubious incentives? That’s showbiz, baby.
Let the Great Mets Parking Lot Casino Schmooze-Fest Begin!
If you vision it, it might come [a private casino on public parkland].
Hell Gate's Spring Sale
Four Big Unanswered Questions About NYCFC’s Ginormous Queens Soccer Complex
Mayor Eric Adams declared himself "the finisher" when he announced the $780 million soccer stadium, but he finished his press conference without answering these questions.
Sure Seems Like These Job Postings Aren’t Complying With NYC’s New Salary Transparency Law
The price of fixing information asymmetry and wage gaps is eternal vigilance.
Madison Square Garden and Hudson Yards: Match Made in Hell or So Crazy It Just Might Work?
What would it cost to undo one of the city's great historical mistakes? And is it even worth it?
Governor Hochul’s Backroom Stadium Deal Happened Because New York Sucks At Democracy
New York's lack of any voter referendum tools makes it easy for politicians to shovel public money on megarich NFL owners.