Good morning and happy Monday. After a glorious weekend of summer weather, today we land in the hot and humid stuff! It’s going to feel far warmer than 90 degrees this afternoon — prepare to sweat it out. The week gets cooler after today…

K Rico Steakhouse in Hell’s Kitchen has closed after nearly a decade, citing rising beef costs and challenges from the pandemic. Read more…

K Rico has closed

A large tree branch fell and blocked W47th Street between 9th and 10th Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen last night. Originally, witnesses believed a couch had been thrown from a 5-story building nearby, but photos confirmed that the sofa was strapped to the car’s roof. Read more…

Car Sofa Tree W47th

What we’ve been reading

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

Seven people were injured after a car plowed into a crowd in Midtown last night. (New York Times💰)

New York governor joins President in making it clear to New York City: you’re on your own with migrant crisis. (City Journal)

A New York broker’s view of the fees for renting an apartment. (Curbed💰)

Did you spot your fare want up on the buses and subways yesterday? (New York Daily News💰)

The meticulous job of cleaning the 9/11 Memorial. (Insider)

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Matthew Mills Hell's Kitchen

Thanks to fashion and beauty photographer Matthew Mills for this wonderful nighttime view over Hell’s Kitchen.

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