Good morning and happy Monday. Make the most of the good weather today, as Tuesday and Wednesday are forecast to be stormy with heavy winds and rain. The sun will return for Thanksgiving Day, though. Thank you!
Alicia Keys’ remarkable road to fame is the subject of the sold-out new musical Hell’s Kitchen, which had its opening night on Sunday at the Public Theater and is winning rave reviews. The perfect fit, then, for a fundraiser benefiting the neighborhood’s 52nd Street Project. Read more…
We’re ready to make major investments throughout the West Side. Add your name today to the growing list of New Yorkers who support Caesars Palace Times Square.
The W51st Street parking garage, which caused Amtrak trains to be canceled out of New York for four days, reopened briefly on Saturday to reunite over 100 car owners with their vehicles. Meanwhile, the parking garage down 10th Avenue at the Skyline Hotel has been slapped with a partial vacate order by the Department of Buildings. Read more…
What we’ve been reading
* Stories that might be behind a paywall are marked with a 💰
Philly is now the bed bug capital of America, with New York dropping to third place. (Fox29 Philadelphia)
Why Revel’s moped hire scheme failed. (New York Times💰)
Outdated bottle deposit law under pressure as NY sues Pepsi. (CBS6 Albany)
Changing places — generational shifts at the top of NYC’s property development giants. (Bisnow)
The queer history of New York — as told through quilt maps. (Pratt News)
It was great to see the holiday lights up on W55th Street between 8/9th Avenue at the weekend. However, the arrival of the Christmas tree stands seems a little premature before Thanksgiving (or are you into getting a tree now to see you through both occasions?).
Belated birthday greetings to Lexi Howe and happy birthday today to Craig Mittelstaedt.