Good morning and happy Monday. We’re in for a gorgeous week of weather. Lots of sunshine — and the highs today in the mid-60s will continue to rise through to Friday when we’ll be in the 80s! Enjoy…

A quiet Easter Sunday afternoon in Hell’s Kitchen descended into chaotic scenes on W44th Street after shots were fired. Video of the sunny street shows neighbors running and taking cover as gunshots rang out between 9th and 10th Avenue just after 2pm. Read more…

Shooting W44th St

NYC For Free founder Rebeka Getty was excited to move to Hell’s Kitchen in 2020 and feels right at home because of the neighborhood’s food, diversity — and proximity to Broadway! Read Rebeka’s West Side Story…

Rebeka Getty

What we’ve been reading

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

Blocked bike lanes don’t bring tickets in NYC. (Streetsblog)

Nazi prosecutor who was brought up in Hell’s Kitchen has died aged 103. (WTVB)

New York’s delivery workers face uncertainty amid lobbying and political infighting. (Gothamist)

Tattoo artist missing for six months found dead at his Midtown workplace. (New York Daily News💰)

A rave review for Chalong — you read about them first in W42ST! (New Yorker💰)

Freeze Frame

Bath Legs

Out on a limb! Thanks to Andy Monks for sharing this find on a late-night dog walk on W53rd Street last week! Captions, please…

Happy birthday to Jackie Cox.