Good morning and happy Tuesday. Well, yesterday’s weather was as unpredictable as we predicted, ha! We did get lots of drama and a spectacular rainbow, though (more of that later). Meanwhile, today will be sunny with a few clouds (we think!).

Members of the Writers Guild of America gathered outside the CBS Broadcast Center in Hell’s Kitchen yesterday to protest the resumption of taping for The Drew Barrymore Show, as the strike by TV and film writers entered its 20th week. Read more…

Picket CBS Drew Barrymore

On the 22nd anniversary of 9/11, a rainbow over New York City became a symbol of hope, and a poignant message for one grieving Hell’s Kitchen mom — with a dramatic photo of the scene going viral. Read more…

Gary Hershorn September 11 Rainbow

What we’ve been reading

* Stories that might be behind a paywall are marked with a 💰

Will congestion pricing bankroll new projects — or just pay off old debts? (Vice)

New York’s affordability crisis is brought into focus with the cost of childcare. (New York Times💰)

There’s been some initial success in converting New York office space to housing. (Business Insider)

Bloomberg discusses the vision for the $500 million Perelman Performing Arts Center. (CBS)

The story behind New York’s How-stun Street… (6sqft)

Freeze Frame

Ben Mejia

Thanks to Ben Mejia for keeping us updated on this jungle scene appearing at the Javits Center on 11th Avenue. Any idea what it’s for?

Happy birthday to Chris Motta, Kiara Danielle, Livvie Goble and Davy Mack.