Good morning and happy Monday. We’ve got wonderful weather all week to roll us up to Memorial Day weekend. Today’s the warmest with a high of 76 degrees — but every day is looking warm and sunny. Woot woot…

This weekend’s 9th Avenue International Food Festival truly lived up to its ‘rain or shine’ promise. Enjoy our photos from the 48th edition of this iconic Hell’s Kitchen event. More pics…

9th Avenue International Food Festival 2023

Global communications expert Annemieke de Keijzer is originally from The Netherlands but made her home in Hell’s Kitchen eight years ago. Read Annemieke’s West Side Story…

Annemieke de Keijzer at The Marshal

What we’ve been reading

The Mandarin Hotel at Columbus Circle has been sold. (Hotel New Resource)

Mayor set to decide whether the new “Homeless Bill of Rights” will allow sleeping outdoors. (amNY)

Restaurant food waste will need to be containerized if new legislation passes. (Audacy)

Sickness onboard cruise ships is rising. (Quartz)

Be careful of ticks when you’re walking in New York. (Newsweek)

Freeze Frame

Sophie and Will Bennett

Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Bennett! Sophie and Will told us: “We tied the knot on our six year anniversary wearing sneakers in a rustic summerhouse at Central Park, New York. We truly had the best week with our families here.” They met on W42nd Street sharing a shuttle bus across town. Sweet…

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