Happy Wednesday. It’s going to be a lovely summer’s day with a light breeze and temperatures rising to the mid-80s. Have fun in the sun…

We headed to Chelsea late last night to witness a bar packed with elected officials celebrating the victory of Tony Simone in the New York State 75th Assembly Democratic primary (which includes Hell’s Kitchen). Read more…

Tony Simone


At the other end of the day… Early yesterday morning, we watched the Carnival Magic cruise ship berth at Pier 88. NYPD and EMS had been called to a 60-person dance floor brawl on the ship as it headed to the Manhattan Terminal. Read more…

Carnival Magic Pier 88

What we’ve been reading

Detectives are retiring in historic numbers “because they have no support from politicians who care more about criminals than cops”. (New York Post)

Can the landlord add a gun ban to your lease? (City Limits)

Why the mass departure of rich New Yorkers could have a knock-on effect for those of us who stayed. (New York Times)

Who’s watching? Here’s how to spot a hidden camera in your vacation rental… (CNBC)

Happy 15th birthday, iPhone! (WSJ)

Freeze Frame

Abraham Cho Family Run

Abraham Cho took his family out on the Hudson River yesterday morning and snapped this picture. “The whole family went on a short run this morning! Some were more enthusiastic than others. But we decided we’re going to train for a family 5K at the end of the summer. I can’t tell you how much I love this!” said Cho on Instagram.

Happy birthday to Bobby Weinberger.

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