Welcome to a chilly Tuesday. Those sub 20 temperatures overnight meant waking up came with a shudder this morning. Don’t worry, it’s racing back to over 60 degrees on Thursday and Friday!

Forget the glass and chrome, spaceship-like towers of Midtown West — glossy new luxury condo “The West” marries Hell’s Kitchen industrial grit and Hudson Yards glamor in eco-friendly style, with bricks composed of 208,000 kilograms (229.28 tons) of recycled construction debris. Read more…

Chez Napoleon — the oldest French restaurant in the city — may be forced to close permanently after a Con Edison Smart Meter conversion led city officials to shut off their gas in early December. Nine weeks later, the Hell’s Kitchen eatery is still shuttered. Read more…

What we’ve been reading

New Yorkers living at the Federal poverty limit are being offered half-price Metro Cards — is that really the best we can do? (PIX11)

Planet Hollywood is back with a 42nd Street location. (The Real Deal)

Missed connections have a new website to reconnect on. (TimeOut)

Does Midtown need revitalization, reimagining and restamping? (City and State)

Jon Bon Jovi lists his NYC pied-a-terre for $22m. (Dirt)

Freeze Frame

We love when Laura and Kevin Hickman post an updated photo of their triplets — Henry, Oliver and Alexander. We first featured them 5 years ago in the August 2017 “Meet The Family” issue of W42ST magazine. They’ve hardly changed at all!

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