Good morning and happy Election Day! You know what we’re going to say… Go out and vote (if you haven’t already)! Do pull on a coat as you head out the door today — we have November weather at last. Highs in the mid-50s and winds could gust over 20mph!

Another Hell’s Kitchen pharmacy is about to close. The 8th Avenue and W47th Street Duane Reade branch will become the latest chain casualty on November 17, representatives confirmed to W42ST. Read more…

The exterior of Duane Reade on 8th Avenue and W47th Street ahead of its closure

It took two hours, 45 minutes and 12 seconds for Jacob Caswell to make history as the New York Marathon’s first non-binary winner to take home a cash prize — and Hell’s Kitchen’s first ever local champion. Read more…

Jacob Caswell, the first Hell's Kitchen marathon winner

What we’ve been reading

Could you live in NYC without electricity? This guy has been voluntarily off the grid for half a year. (Time)

There’s low morale within the ranks of NYPD as more officers leave the force. (New York Post)

In October, people in the United States received an estimated 1.29 billion political text messages. (New York Times)

How’s New York doing on advertising jobs with salaries? (Nieman Lab)

Nice to see LumLum Thai and All’Antico Vinaio on this best food list. (The Infatuation)

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Totally Eclipsed Blood Red Moon ESB Gary Hershorn

Thanks yet again to Gary Hershorn for allowing us to have extra sleep while not missing out on seeing overnight spectacles in NYC! “The totally eclipsed blood red moon passes behind the antenna on the Empire State Building Tuesday morning,” Gary posted on Twitter.

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