Good morning and happy Wednesday. We’re waking up to temperatures in the low 40s — but the good news is that it’s sunny and it might creep as high as 54 degrees this afternoon. A lovely fall day…

When you are out walking today, take a stroll along W52nd Street to check out the fabulous Halloween display put together by John at Cybert Tire. Also, if you see any other spooky highlights, send your pics to or DM W42ST on Instagram. Read more…

Halloween decorations at Cybert Tires on W52nd street


Times Square Alliance held a gala to celebrate the three-decade long transformation that has been achieved at the Crossroads of the World — and made awards to their cheerleaders. Read more…

Jane Dickson Times Square Book

What we’ve been reading

Hell’s Kitchen’s Kings of Kobe has opened up in New Jersey too. (NJ 101.5)

New York’s foot traffic is still way down on 2019’s figures. (Commercial Observer)

City Comptroller says schools need millions to help migrant children. (Gothamist)

NYPD radio encryption is being called a “terrible idea” by Public Advocate. (amNY)

Have you picked out your Halloween costume yet? Check out the most popular option on TikTok. (New York Post)

Freeze Frame

Thanks to Kenny Castor for this blooming lovely picture of Hell’s Kitchen. “9am in Manhattan,” said Kenny on Instagram.

Happy birthday to Carolina Del Pilar Rivera.