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Sydney Pereira

Sydney Pereira is a journalist based in Brooklyn. She is a founding member of Hell Gate. Previously, she’s written for Prism, Gothamist/WNYC, and more. You can reach her at

‘I Can’t Afford to Give Up Hope’: NYC Enters the Post-Roe Era

"We have to imagine a better future for everyone."

June 25, 2022

Fun Stuff To Do, Pride 2022 Edition

A non-exhaustive list of Pride events around the city this month.

June 4, 2022

Meet a Worker Co-op: A Cleaning Platform Changing the Gig Economy

The 32-year-old mother of three had dreams of starting her own business when moving to the U.S. from Mexico 15 years ago. With the co-op, now she has.

May 24, 2022

Dr. Jay Varma: ‘What Discourages Me the Most is the Lack of Political Will’

The former COVID advisor to Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about what the City should be doing right now, and what to make of getting COVID three times a year.

May 19, 2022

Baby Formula Shortage: The Latest NYC Pandemic Parenting Nightmare

Parents and childcare workers are stepping up to distribute extra food to people who need it.

May 18, 2022

Meet a Worker Co-op: Home Care Edition

"You decide what kind of job you have."

May 17, 2022

New Yorkers Have a Message for Democrats on Abortion

"If our votes get us nothing, then what are we doing?"

May 4, 2022