Good morning and happy Monday. It’s not going to be a super hot June week, but the weather will be pleasant all week. The highest temperatures will be tomorrow (79 degrees). The rest of the time, we can enjoy the mid-to-low 70s, which might be cooled occasionally with a light shower. Enjoy…
The historic CBS Broadcast Center on W57th Street could be on the move, as the company considers a sale of a full city block of Hell’s Kitchen and relocation from the West Side. Read more…
“Criminals” and “Scum Lords”! Residents of 410-412 W46th Street and local pols protested on Saturday (again!) against slumlord Daniel Ohebshalom, demanding action on horrifying living conditions and saying: “The system is as broken as our front door locks.” Read more…
What we’ve been reading
* Stories that might be behind a paywall are marked with a 💰
Migrants are not applying for asylum, amid lawyer shortages in NYC. (New York Daily News💰)
The creative cobbler putting cowboy-boot tops on Nike Air Force Ones. (WSJ)
NYC’s elite public schools spotlight racial disparities, with low acceptance rates for Black and Latino students. (New York Times💰)
The NYPD will be beefing up enforcement on sidewalk barbecues this summer. (New York Post)
The sound of pickleball has been annoying neighbors — and one man has set out to quieten the sport. (The Hustle)
Thanks to Laird Raphael Reyes for spotting that The Ritz Bar and Lounge on Restaurant Row has got its PRIDE rainbow up. It’s going to be a fabulous month in the neighborhood.
Happy birthday to Hershey Miller, Adam Goldberg, Catherine Ventura and Antigone Michaelides.