Happy Thursday. Sunshine all the way as we pass the two-thirds mark in October. The fabulous spell of fall weather continues. Enjoy…

Already this year, Hell’s Kitchen has been the location for Bernstein biopic Maestro, 90s throwback Yogurt, Queen Latifah’s The Equalizer, and, of course, Law and Order: SVU. But what’s your favorite HK filming experience? Read more…

Queen Latifah Hell's Kitchen

During a worsening housing affordability crisis, New York City landlords are keeping tens of thousands of rent-stabilized units off the market — a phenomenon tenant activists call “warehousing.” Read more…

Rent Stabilized apartments

What we’ve been reading

Will you be reporting cars blocking bike lanes for $$$s? (Casey Neistat)

New York’s “Back-to-Work Barometer” is missing major office blocks. (New York Post)

While seemingly content with renting in New York, Timothee Chalamet has bought himself an $11m pad in Beverly Hills. (Architectural Digest)

The casino battle in New York hots up as Caesars Palace places bets on Times Square against Hudson Yards. (New York Times)

The long-form story of the Lirio housing site in Hell’s Kitchen. (Curbed)

Freeze Frame

New York photographer Tony Vaccaro is turning 100 on December 20 — and to celebrate, he’s organizing an exhibition of his work, including this image “Fashion Train” taken in the city in 1956. “This and many other images will be on the view for my 100 birthday pop-up show here in New York City. Details to come. I love this image and how it captures the time we used to live in. But I don’t miss the smoking inside the trains as it used to be. Happy Day to you all,” said Tony on Instagram.

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