Good morning and happy Tuesday. Welcome back after that Labor Day weekend. Wasn’t the weather fab!? The September heatwave is on a roll. We’re not dipping below 90 degrees until Friday. Keep cool…

Luxury apartment building SKY at 605 W42nd Street is accepting applications for four luxury apartments — and is setting up a waitlist for future vacancies. Read More…

Sky Apartment Rents

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Singo back

Singo is coming back to Scruffy Duffy’s this Wednesday at 7pm. Host Pat Hughes has not revealed whether he is keeping with his sparkling gold jacket and tophat for his first performance since 2020 — or changing up to something even more exotic. Make your reservations by calling (212) 649-4675 or emailing info@scruffyduffy.com


A new registration law that goes into effect today targets major online platforms (including Airbnb), but listings are already proliferating elsewhere, challenging the city’s understaffed enforcement agency. Read more…

Airbnb Hell's Kitchen

What we’ve been reading

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

The idea of a rat contraceptive seems to have failed. (Gothamist)

District Attorneys are reviewing cases after fingerprinting mistake. (THE CITY)

Cricket wants to come to New York — but do New Yorkers want it? (The Guardian)

An essay about taking back New York’s streets… (New York Times💰)

Hell’s Kitchen-born Sylvester Stallone shares his Rocky workout — and it’s not for the faint of heart. (Pinkvilla)

Freeze Frame

Pickleball HK Park

We checked in on Hell’s Kitchen Park yesterday. The swings are now up, the fresh paint looks great on the handball courts — and the pickleball court seems to work well alongside the basketball courts. Woot woot…

Happy birthday to Kathryn Roach.