Good morning and happy Monday. We’ve started the week off with rain — and the damp feel will continue with a humid day and rain returning this evening. Try to keep dry, if you can!

Hell’s Kitchen has another omakase option. Check out chef Frankie Dong at Sushiichi on 10th Avenue (where Bar-Tini Lounge used to be). Read more…

Sushiichi Chef Frankie Dong

A community in mourning asserted its right to exist — and to vogue — in New York City as a teenager turned himself in for fatally stabbing O’Shea Sibley in what Mayor Eric Adams said “clearly was a hate crime.” Read more…

Sibley vigil

What we’ve been reading

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

Progressive Democrats seek a challenger to Mayor Adams. (New York Times💰)

A council member plans to take the heat out of Mr Softee’s trucks. (Brooklyn Eagle)

The Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program has seized just 16 cars in three years. (Gothamist)

This Hell’s Kitchen guide pulls together some interesting photos and history. (The Neighborhoods)

Some tips on tipping at the self-service counter. (Axios)

Freeze Frame

It’s worth a walk up to Lincoln Center this month. As well as a giant disco ball hanging over the fountain, you can have an “Instagram moment” with these pretty flamingos!

Happy birthday to Nancy Kaufer.