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Nick Pinto

Nick Pinto served two tours as staff writer at the Village Voice. His reporting has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Gothamist, The New Republic, Rolling Stone, The Intercept, and elsewhere.

A Taxonomy of the Names of the Roses in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Tag yourself, we're Comtesse Festetics Hamilton.

June 2, 2023

Rikers Officials Said Joshua Valles Had a Heart Attack. His Autopsy Revealed a Fractured Skull

"But for the bail rollbacks, Joshua would have been alive today."

May 31, 2023

Why Is ‘NYPD Leadership’ Partying With a Far Right-Affiliated Real Estate Firm Tonight?

They'll be at a cocktail party hosted by the real estate firm Exodus Capital, which recently hired Gavin Wax, the president of the New York Young Republican Club.

The NYPD Took This Dog Into Custody Because His Owner Filmed the Police

Harvey’s owner is joined by 2,746 other humans who have been arrested for filming the NYPD in the last two years alone.

May 18, 2023

A Federal Judge Allows the Fatal, Dickensian Farce on Rikers Island to Continue

At the latest hearing, the federal judge overseeing violence reduction efforts on Rikers once again declined to take the jails out of NYC control

April 28, 2023

‘The Number One Issue in Our Budget This Year Is Locking Up Black and Brown People’

An interview with Assemblymember Latrice Walker, on the fifth day of her hunger strike to protest bail law rollbacks.

April 14, 2023

Plumbing the Depths of the Manhattan Criminal Court System (Bathrooms)

The facilities of 100 Centre Street might not meet the exacting standards of Donald J. Trump.

April 10, 2023

Why Did Chase Bank Cancel This NYC Cop City Protester’s Accounts?

The bank, which is helping to fund the sprawling police complex in Atlanta that has become a flashpoint for protest, won't say.

April 8, 2023