Good morning and happy Tuesday. After a horribly soggy Monday, we’ve got at least three lovely days ahead of us. We’re going to enjoy highs in the mid-70s and overnight temperatures in the high-50s. Woot woot…
The cruise business is booming — and so is air pollution on the West Side. The statistics are enough to take your breath away: “Our residents are suffocating. Every day that a ship docks at port and remains unplugged releases the equivalent of 34,000 tractor-trailers burning fuel,” warned Councilmember Alexa Aviles as local officials launched a bid to reduce cruise ship pollution. Read more…
Adult migrants reentering city shelters will have just 30 days for that stay, an administration source familiar told THE CITY, while City Hall is also considering putting migrant families with children on a 60-day clock to leave shelters. Read more…
What we’ve been reading
* Stories that might be behind a paywall are marked with a 💰
It might take time, but the battle against illegal parking by cops can be won. (Vice)
Developers are being allowed “Good Faith Efforts” in City’s landmark climate plan. (Hell Gate💰)
New York’s role as Airbnb host could be finally over. (Slate)
Property developers appeal for incentives to create more housing in NYC. (Commercial Observer)
Check out the new style chess clubs around the city. (The Guardian)
The folks at Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors are W42ST partners during their run at New World Stages until January (at least!). Last night, we got an invitation to their opening night — and we are happy to say that it was 90 minutes of fun. An honest recommendation from the team — go and enjoy.
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