Good morning and happy Thursday. Apologies for those who struggled with some of the links in yesterday’s newsletter. We had a technical issue which we believe has been resolved… However, if you are still having problems you can head to W42ST.nyc to find the missing stories (and please hit reply to tell us about any more glitches).
Our pandemic bubble buddies, Paul and Alex, are gluten-free. It’s been a challenge to find places that will accommodate their needs. While we are getting into the habit of making “Best of Hell’s Kitchen” lists, can you give us your recommendations for local GF dishes and places? Tell us here — and you’ll also be entered into a sweepstake for a $50 Fresh from Hell gift card.
Setting up a new business from her Hell’s Kitchen apartment in the middle of a pandemic definitely sent textile and wallpaper designer Alexis Audette on a mazy path. Here’s her West Side Story.
What we’ve been reading
Can restaurants deny service to the non-vaccinated? (NY1)
A ship larger than the Empire State Building is arriving in New York harbor. (New York Daily News)
People will need a minute before they stop wearing masks. (Vice)
Arrest made after the attack on an Asian woman on W42nd Street. (Eye Witness News)
How to watch the first New York City Mayoral debate tonight. (The City)
Thank you to Jenny Pierson for this picture of “quality clouds on a lunchtime walk” at Pier 84 yesterday. Enjoy today’s sunshine — see you tomorrow.