Good morning and happy Monday. Saturday turned out dry — and yesterday’s rains washed away rail lines and flooded towns upstate. This summer’s weather is turning out to be unpredictable. This week is looking drier than last week, with highs in the 90s midweek.

Restaurant Row has a brand-new addition — and S’Aimer is owned by a familiar face. It is the latest venture for Jasmine Gerald, who already owns Jasmine’s Caribbean Cuisine across the street. Read more…

Jasmine at S'Aimer on Restaurant Row

A temporary court order bolsters efforts by delivery apps to stop a law that would require them to pay workers $17.96 an hour and make New York the first major US city to set a wage floor for them. Read more…

Delivery Bike

What we’ve been reading

Gov Cuomo did a $1bn deal with Elon Musk — what could possibly go wrong…? (WSJ)

Love was in the air at Lincoln Center on Saturday as 700 couples got married. (NY1)

When asked, ChatGPT recommends finishing off your NYC tour with dinner in Hell’s Kitchen! #AI❤️HK (USA Today)

New York is getting its first Angry Birds Cafe — but you’ll need to head to Flushing. (Engadget)

We’ve probably all been late returning library books, but 120 years has to be a record! (WBOY)

Freeze Frame

Neeraj Hell's Kitchen

Thanks to Neeraj for tagging us in a selection of pictures from around Hell’s Kitchen. “Everyday ‘hood things: A ‘thread’…,” He said about his photo gallery, including this picture of the old and new.

Happy birthday to Antonia Donato, Paul Devlin and Mikal Din.