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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.

November 16, 2022
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Blood Moon in Brooklyn, Reviewed

If a solar eclipse is somewhat terrifying—even other animals freak out!—a lunar eclipse is something more gentle. 

November 8, 2022
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Lee Zeldin Caravan Featured Thin Blue Line Flags, Vehicles With Hundreds of Speeding Tickets

A public records search reveals hundreds of traffic violations from just a few participants.

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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.

November 2, 2022
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A Guide to the 12-Foot Skeletons of NYC

Look who's skullking around the neighborhood.

October 25, 2022
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Fall’s Hottest Accessory Is the Hell Gate Hat

Yes, the long-awaited, and much vaunted Hell Gate hats have finally arrived.

September 30, 2022
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NYC’s War Against Noisy Cars Foiled by Drivers Who Don’t Have Plates

Hell Gate has obtained the results of a pilot program that placed a sound camera at four locations around NYC.

September 30, 2022
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How Eric Adams Made the Crisis of Sheltering Asylum Seekers Worse

A city with millions to spare finds it can’t do the bare minimum, and is asking City employees to volunteer to work with asylum seekers.

September 23, 2022
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Saturday Morning With the Park Slope Panthers

If you try to organize a community watch group in Park Slope in 2022, things may get weird.

September 16, 2022