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W42ST Daily 10/4/2020
Starting with the good news. If you’ve been with us since March 13 on this W42ST Daily journey, this will be the 200th newsletter you’ve received (yes, we missed the occasional day for holidays). Thank you for taking the time to open the emails each morning. It’s been a privilege to be in your inbox.
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REGAL CINEMA TO CLOSE ON W42ND STREET
Cineworld, the second-largest chain of theaters in the United States will close all its Regal Cinema theaters next week.
The theater on W42nd Street will be one of Regal’s 543 theaters in the country to be shuttered. They have over seven thousand screens in the country. Read more…
FAREWELL “WONDERFUL” DORRY
Doris Keough died yesterday. She was well known in Hell’s Kitchen as a dog walker. Maura Lynch has written a short obituary. Please add your comments and memories of “Wonderful” Dorry.
WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
Did you see this opossum? NYPD had to come to the rescue on W54th Street last week. (NY Post)
Little Pie Company has finished the refurbishment of their shop and has reopened. They will be celebrating their 35th Anniversary all this week with swag giveaways at the store. Go pick up a pie!
Could the R.E.S.T.A.U.R.A.N.T. Act save our restaurants? Spoiler, it stands for Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive. (Grub Street)
New renderings for The West luxury condo on 11th Avenue and W47th Street. (New York Yimby)