Good morning. We made it through another day of these crazy times. I woke to a “hangover” of yesterday’s coup coverage — but delighted that Congress affirmed Joe Biden as the next President of the United States.

I had a question in my inbox this morning — “Do you know of any organizations in Hell’s Kitchen or midtown in need of volunteers?” If you are also wondering how to make a difference, there is a list at the end of this article written by my friend, Mark Lanham.

Change starts with a single step…

What we’ve been reading

California is getting tough on delivery apps. (Eater)

Could the vaccine open the doors for a return to the office? (Bisnow)

Trevor Noah’s Grammys hosting date has been moved to March 14. (Vulture)

MEMO: NYPD to NYPD — don’t park illegally! (Streetsblog)

A man who was punched in Hell’s Kitchen alleges the police are not investigating. (CBS)

Freeze Frame

The sun rises next to the Statue of Liberty in New York City Thursday morning. Photo: Gary Hershorn.