Good morning and happy Wednesday. Another lovely New York day ahead. Slightly lower temperature today, so maybe carry an extra layer this evening. We’ve got showers again for a couple of days starting tomorrow.

City Tavern & Table is set to breathe new life into the award-winning Bjarke Ingels pyramid building, VIA 57 West, by welcoming diners later this year. Read more…

City Tavern will replace Hudson West


From a Hell’s Kitchen home comes the irresistible allure (and baking aroma) of Candy Wife Confections, where Deyla Dadasheva “makes magic happen.” Read more…

Candy Wife

What we’ve been reading

* Stories that might be behind a paywall are marked with a 💰

New Airbnb rental regulations could eliminate huge blocks of listings for visitors looking for options beyond hotels in NYC. (WSJ)

Vendors protest as Parks Department officers push them away from the Washington Square Park fountain. (The Village Sun)

Nice mention for Rosevale Kitchen – and its secret garden. (The Knockturnal)

Sardine wonderland comes to Times Square. (Eater)

IJBOL is the new LOL! (New York Times💰)

Freeze Frame

SAG-AFTRA strike

Today marks the 40th day since Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) joined the Writers Guild of America in striking and yesterday was the SAG-AFTRA national day of solidarity. While numerous stories have highlighted the genuine challenges faced by the actors, the Manhattan Sideways team took a look at our community and identified some of the small businesses grappling with the effects of the strike. Read the story this afternoon by subscribing to the Sideways newsletter. Just click this link.

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