Good morning and happy Tuesday. We hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. Don’t let this morning’s cooler air fool you — it’s going to just keep getting hotter this week. By Friday, we will be hitting the mid-80s and having evening storms!

Hell’s Kitchen’s award-winning Pocket Bar is expanding with a new location, Pocket Bar 57, this summer, promising more intimate, pocket-sized fun for the neighborhood. Read more…

Suzy Darling Pocket Bar 57

George Maharis, the street-smart heartthrob from Hell’s Kitchen, died in LA at 94. Born to Greek immigrants, he pursued his dream as a singer and actor, embodying the spirit of Route 66. Read more…

George Maharis W49th and 10th Avenue

What we’ve been reading

The birder from the “Karen” incident in Central Park has a TV show. (New York Post)

Weight discrimination is banned in New York City. (CNN)

Have you wanted to know how to haggle? Here’s a guide… (WSJ)

Cannabis farmers’ markets could be given go ahead this summer. (Marijuana Moment)

Documenting the $200m “gigantic public art failure” of The Vessel at Hudson Yards. (Governing)

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Ben Mejia Manhattanhenge

Thanks to all the readers who sent in photos from Manhattanhenge last night. Our favorite was from Ben Mejia (above) — but top marks go to Peter Shankman, Danny Sayegh and Mampfy who took to the street. Please remember to tag #W42ST in your pics around the neighborhood.

Peter Shankman Manhattanhenge
Danny Sayegh Manhattanhenge
Mampfy Manhattanhenge

Happy birthday to Leanne Buckley, Frederick Gay and Tamara Staples.