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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.

Going Places

NY Officials: Someone Should Do Something About All These Deadly Crashes

What will it take for the Department of Transportation to finally address the mortal danger on Ninth Street?

January 23, 2023
Staying Alive

CityMD Will Back Down on COVID-Test Billing, Attorney General Says

A letter from the New York Attorney General's office says the medical clinic chain will stop hounding people who received COVID tests for payment, and will reimburse those who have already paid.

January 19, 2023
Locked Up

Erick Tavira Went to the Hospital Seeking Treatment. Instead He Died on Rikers Island

For the 17th person to die in NYC jails last year, a plea for medical help was answered with a fateful arrest.

January 11, 2023
Fresh Hell

EXCLUSIVE: Is There Hair Sex in the New ‘Avatar’ Movie?

We answer the one question on everyone’s minds about “Avatar: The Way of Water.”


Students Occupy the New School After Administration Cuts Off Pay and Health Coverage for Striking Faculty

A surprise escalation by students adds heat to a labor action that is already the longest adjunct faculty strike in U.S. history.

December 8, 2022

Regarding Our Involvement in Hell Apes

A memo sent to Hell Gate staff earlier today.

December 7, 2022
Locked Up

NYC Will Pay Millions for Locking Up People Who Had Already Paid Bail, But It’s Still Doing That

As the City settles a major class-action lawsuit, it’s still dragging its feet releasing people who have posted bail.

December 1, 2022
Locked Up

Why 18 Deaths in Custody This Year Isn’t Enough to Take Control of Jails Away From NYC

"Change has to come from the inside," the NYC Correction commissioner told a federal court Thursday.

November 18, 2022

‘A Culture of Disposability’: New School Part-Time Faculty Go On Strike

At a school where nearly 9 in 10 faculty are part time, instructors say administrative bloat is misallocating the school's resources

November 16, 2022