Stories By Moses Gates

Prohibited Panoramas


A leap of faith from the Opera balcony cost me a shot at what could've been.

On Tract

Down abandoned tunnels and across untamed islands, a dogged demographer's decade-long quest to visit every Census tract in New York takes him to some of the city's least inhabited...

Riding the Green Wave

With my girlfriend and her parents packed on the backseat a confident cab driver became my personal New York savior.