Good morning and happy Tuesday. We hope you’ve had a good start to the week.

We took a trip last night to check out The Green at Lincoln Center. The hard paving stone plaza around the Revson Fountain has been transformed into a welcoming outdoor space. Check out the dog-friendly lawn…

How many of you would describe yourself as kind? It’s not the first adjective that comes to mind for most when thinking of a typical New Yorker, and in a survey conducted last month, only 1% of 1,021 New Yorkers who responded said they would describe themselves as being kind. And yet, new data released by fundraising giant GoFundMe shows that the pandemic has brought out a “New York state of kind.” From January 2020 to March 2021, New Yorkers raised over $150 million on the platform, with donations made roughly every 30 seconds. Read about how kind Hell’s Kitchen has been…

What we’ve been reading

BREAKING NEWS: Broadway big hitters — Hamilton, Lion King and Wicked — will return on September 14. (Broadway News)

Rough Trade is making a move from Williamsburg to 30 Rock. (TimeOut)

Walk-up vaccine shots are going to be offered at some MTA stations. (Gothamist)

Pandemic puppies are ending up back in shelters. (BBC)

Well done Len, 91, for getting back to work at Zabar’s! (Forward)

Freeze Frame

More open space is coming… They are working into the night to get Pier 76 ready for Governor Cuomo’s deadline of June 1 to open as a public park. Cycling along Hudson River Park late evening, there are plenty more night moves going on with construction at Gansevoort Pier for the new beach and the finishing touches being added to Little Island ready for opening.

The west side is the best side!