Good morning and happy Tuesday. We’ve definitely got an April showers hangover. Today, and the rest of the week, will be cloudy with a chance of light rain. However, the good news is that sun and temperatures in the 70s will return at the weekend and early next week. Meanwhile, take an umbrella with you…
Where can you find mezcal margaritas, a robot that serves you churros and a full-scale Airstream lounge all in one place? Look no further than W51st Street, where Miami meets Manhattan at fusion eatery, bar and cabaret venue Carla. Read more…
History and culture walking tour guide Elizabeth Young feels right at home in “visitor’s paradise” Hell’s Kitchen and has a very special reason to love Times Square. Read Liz’s West Side Story…
What we’ve been reading
* Stories that might be behind a paywall are marked with a 💰
Could Apple AirTags help fight rising car theft in the city? (CBS)
An advert on a Times Square billboard led to a kidney donation… 5 years later! (NBC)
NY’s troubled rollout of the recreational marijuana industry continues as Harlem businesses sue to stop new dispensary. (New York Times💰)
New York’s ferry ridership tops a million for the first time. (SecretNYC)
Check out this public art around NYC in May. (Untapped Cities)
Thanks to Laurent Kuma for capturing the dramatic sky just before sunset over Hell’s Kitchen last night. Please remember to send us your pictures and tag #W42ST in social media.
Happy birthday to Keith Sherman.