Good morning and welcome to the week. We hope that you survived the Saturday snowstorm and had fun out in the city yesterday. We can report that there’s ice on the Hudson River today. Keep wrapped up.

For 45 years — come rain, shine or COVID — Encore Community Services have been delivering meals for the elderly from the basement of St Malachy’s Church (the Actor’s Chapel). We went out on deliveries with “Broadway’s Longest Running Act of Loving Care”. More here…

Sad news. Former Miss USA and Hell’s Kitchen resident Cheslie Kryst has died. Her body was found at 7:15am on Sunday morning on W42nd Street beneath the Orion Condominium building where she lived. More here…

After almost two weeks, two local cats missing after a devastating fire at a 10th Avenue apartment building have been recovered from an air shaft by their owners (with the help of FDNY). Read more…

What we’ve been reading

Join in Grand Central Terminal’s 109th birthday celebrations with some tasty deals. (NYC on the Cheap)

Breaking with tradition, The Music Man will not hold previews for theater critics before opening night. (Deadline)

Say hello to the city’s latest bird buddy — Rover the Bald Eagle. (Gothamist)

Reminiscing about when Broadway was a broad street… (Forgotten NY)

Freeze Frame

One of the benefits of social media is when a memory pops up. It’s 3 years today since W42ST’s 50th Issue celebrations. “Congrats to our neighborhood mag W42ST on their 50th issue! We stopped by the party last night in HK to celebrate with drinks and great snacks,” said Brian Sloan and Mark Sam Rosenthal of the TV series West 40s.

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