Good morning and happy Wednesday. Are you ready for the best day of the week? We started with a candy-colored sunrise, and the day just gets better. There’s a high of 88 degrees and the humidity is low. Woot woot…

Sorry for the delay… we’ve been waiting for this since 6:30 this morning!

The iconic Concorde supersonic jetliner was picked up from its long-time home at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The Concorde was lifted by a massive floating crane barge and placed on another barge to travel to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Read more…

concorde crane intrepid


Vendors warm to the idea of powering their freezers with electric or renewable energy, as New York City Council considers a fossil fuel ban. Read more…

Ice Cream truck New York

What we’ve been reading

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

Despite abundant housing stock, NYC is unaffordable due to insufficient low-cost units. (Brownstoner)

Call Arline about your New York noise issues. (Curbed💰)

“Train Daddy” is not on the same track as his bosses about Penn Station changes. (Gothamist)

Airbnb has lost its battle in the New York courts. (Bloomberg💰)

We don’t know whether to be delighted or disappointed that none of these mob hangouts are in Hell’s Kitchen! (Untapped Cities)

Freeze Frame

Intrepid Concorde 2003

Follow W42ST’s Instagram Stories today, we will be updating the journey of Concorde to Brooklyn with hopefully some spectacular pictures (like the one above from 2003).

Happy birthday to Michael William G and Hitti Clough.