Good morning and happy Monday. It’s going to be a pretty nice week. Plenty of sunshine, often accompanied by a little cloud and temperatures in the high-50s and low-60s. The rain will stay away until Friday.

Less than a year after its revival, Hell’s Kitchen’s beloved Astro’s Dog Run faces closure as a result of the Port Authority’s wide-ranging expansion plans. Read more…

Astro's Dog Run

Kevin Del Aguila is a man of many talents. A longtime Hell’s Kitchen resident, Kevin currently stars in Broadway’s Some Like it Hot — while down the block, his show Dog Man: The Musical plays at New World Stages. Read Kevin’s West Side Story…

Kevin smiling

What we’ve been reading

It’s looking like bye-bye Bed Bath and Beyond after bankruptcy. (Gothamist)

Why a nap at work could be the jump-start to your day. (The Conversation)

Add ticks to that seasonal list of bugs to look out for… (NPR)

Martin Scorcese as the director and interviewer of … his parents — back in 1974. (Josip Dolo)

When your Hinge date admits to an ancestral Nazi connection. (Hey Alma)

Freeze Frame

Old Tree Pamela Rosenkranz High Line

As storm clouds gathered on Saturday afternoon, we spotted Old Tree by Swiss artist Pamela Rosenkranz taking root on the High Line. The 25ft-tall, red and pink tree can be seen from the end of April until September 2024 on the suspended park bridge at 10th Avenue and W30th Street.

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