Good morning and happy Tuesday. There’s the chance of showers mid-morning, but the clouds should start clearing in the afternoon to prepare us for the first 8pm sunset of 2023. Enjoy…
Look up! The High Line has now appeared on Dyer Avenue — with plans to continue all the way to Pier 76 on the Hudson River. The construction is the first phase of a $60m plan originally put forward by Governor Andrew Cuomo in January 2021. Read more…
Deborah Heard is a familiar, smiling face around Hell’s Kitchen with her dogs Max and Princess — and often with an extra pup she’s dog sitting. Read her West Side Story…
What we’ve been reading
* Stories that might be behind a paywall are marked with a 💰
Under new law, booted cars will need to be moved within 72 hours. (New York Daily News💰)
Questions have been raised about whether neighborhoods getting most deliveries are supportive of delivery workers. (Streetsblog)
An 82-year-old Ukrainian immigrant has lived in a Manhattan hotel for decades. Now the owners want him out. (New York Times💰)
Why would you tip at a self-checkout? (WSJ)
Starbucks Refreshers fans now have to pay more for their favorite drink. (NBC)
This afternoon in the Manhattan Sideways daily newsletter, we will be tallking about when Bryant Park was a wartime community garden in 1918 — and checking out a W54th St cooperative where you can find tech startups, senior and youth programming, an authentic Jamaican cafe and racing turtles all in one place!
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Happy birthday to Erik Bottcher.