Good morning and happy Tuesday. More clouds than sunshine again today — and it will feel humid after those heavy overnight rains. There’ll be some gusts of wind and more showers this evening. The rest of the week is starting to look good though…

Hulu’s murder mystery Only Murders in the Building is back for a third season, starring Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez and… Schmackary’s cookies! Read more…

Paul Rudd with Schmackary's Cookies in Only Murders in the Building.

Professional actor and singer Max von Essen has lived in Hell’s Kitchen since 2005 — “I’m probably happiest when I’m in a Broadway show and get to walk to work,” he says. Read Max’s West Side Story…

Max von Essen Bird and Branch

What we’ve been reading

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

When is a car crash, not a car crash? NYPD has new ways of reporting… (Streetsblog)

Flood of complaints after Florida company gets $18m contract for migrant showers. (Gothamist)

This Power 100 is an interesting read — with many local faces! (City & State)

The lives and livelihoods of NYC’s youngest immigrants, selling candy on the subway. (Curbed💰)

This is worth reading for Angela’s account of the blackout in HK 20 years ago. (Brick Underground)

Freeze Frame

Hudson River Park Photoshoot

There’s always something happening in Hudson River Park. We spotted this cameo moment of construction workers and a photoshoot near Pier 97 during a riverside walk.

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