Happy Monday. Despite the clouds this morning, it’s looking like being dry for a few days. However, maybe keep an umbrella to hand if you are cautious about evening showers.

The popular dog walking area around Pier 83/84 was the scene of a dramatic rescue of a dog and owner who had ended up in the Hudson River on Saturday afternoon. More details here (with a happy ending)…

Did you tune in to watch the new Apple TV+ comedy series Schmigadoon at the weekend? We hope you watched while eating one of Zachary Schmahl’s delicious new Schmackary’s cookies baked specially for the show. More deliciousness here…


Manhattan Plaza Health Club is offering a complimentary day pass at their Open House on Saturday July 24. Call for more details… (646) 590-4411.

What we’ve been reading

The on-time performance of the subway is declining — and riders are not happy. (amNY)

Hell’s Kitchen’s Farida keeps its place on the ‘best New York restaurant’ list. (Eater)

Meet the women who’ve fought to save The Windermere building. (New York Post)

Are the 28,000 rooms under construction going to help or hinder hotel recovery? (Bisnow)

This Hell’s Kitchen couple is dedicated to helping the homeless, one backpack at a time. (Patch)

Freeze Frame

Thank you to Darren Oram for this 8-minute exposure from the weekend showing the swirling weather over Hell’s Kitchen and the nearly complete Spiral at Hudson Yards.