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W42ST Daily 10/11/2020
There are just two hours to VOTE W42ST in the Best of NYC awards. You get 5 votes to help us get onto the winner’s podium! We’re hoping they’re counting our votes correctly, as they certainly didn’t place Hell’s Kitchen at the right place on their map!
ALICIA AND LIN-MANUEL’S SONGS EXPLODED
It’s only a four-part series, but two of the episodes of Netflix’s Song Exploder will resonate with any New Yorker. Alica Keys and Lin-Manuel Miranda take us behind the scenes of how they construct their music. It’s a recommended watch — the Alica Keys’ episode is a moving story.
LIVE MUSIC AT LINCOLN CENTER
Last night Lincoln Center welcomed live music back onto their campus for a socially-distanced, outdoor performance by Sunny Jain. It was their first in-person concert since March. The New Stages series runs every Friday and Saturday through October.
WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
The iconic Roosevelt Hotel will close at the end of October. It’s also known for its subterranean tunnel that connected to nearby Grand Central Terminal, offering a link to guests heading out for a night on the town. (Gothamist)
Go behind the scenes at Playwrights Horizons on W42nd Street as they tell their pandemic story from March through to today. “It’s like Pompeii, frozen. It looks like everybody just left everything and walked out the door. Which is what they did.” (New York Times)
The largest dog costume parade in the world will be going virtual this year. The 30th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade will take place on Saturday, October 24 from Noon to 3pm. (Tompkins Square Dog Run)
Nick Verses from Bar Dough on Restaurant Row reacts to the further delay in the reopening of Broadway. (NY1)