Good morning and happy Wednesday. It’s going to be a mixed bag of weather throughout the day — with snow still forecast as temperatures drop mid-morning. However, the good news is that the warm ground means it won’t be sticking underfoot!

Last Friday night, Hell’s Kitchen super-dad Chad MacDonald pulled on his Batman cape for a night out with friends at the movies. On the way he used his superpowers (and first aid skills learned at PS 51) to save a life. Read more…

The drama of a mom juggling boarding an MTA bus, folding a stroller while trying to keep her youngster upright (spoiler — the child tumbles and bangs her head) was captured in video by W42ST reader, Leslie Boghosian Murphy. We report on moves towards making local buses more friendly for caregivers. Read more…

What we’ve been reading

This reads like an episode of Billions — the Vornado plan for Penn. (The Real Deal)

Over 40% of New York speeding tickets are issued to out of towners. (New York Post)

Tech is coming to fully charge your phone in just 9 minutes. (The Sun)

Should you get more pay if you’re working back in the office? (BBC)

How restaurants deal with those bad reviews… (Modern Restaurant Management)

Freeze Frame

It’s hard to believe that it’s just a year since the Dolly Varden “railway carriage” outdoor dining structure was being constructed. The W51st Street cabin is one of the more beautiful structures that’s come out of the pandemic.

Happy Birthday to Mark Buckley and Alex Gruhin.