Good morning and happy Wednesday. Clouds are set in for the next few days. Today’s showers are most likely late evening. It’s still looking like we’ll have a sunny and warm (68 degrees) weekend.

When New Yorker Shabazz Stuart kept getting his bike stolen, he knew there had to be a better way. Now, Shabazz’s startup of free, secure bike parking is beginning a transit revolution — including right here in Hell’s Kitchen. Read more…

Shabazz and Christine at bike parking pod


Jamie Fowler is getting ready for a “lane change” in her career, but a move from Hell’s Kitchen is not on the agenda — “it’s my favorite place” — she even has her own plot in the Clinton Community Garden! Read Jamie’s West Side Story…

Jamie Fowler at Clinton Community Garden.

What we’ve been reading

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

Man charged with attempted murder after Saturday’s 9th Avenue shooting. (New York Post)

Gender is an issue with theater awards. (Vulture)

Protestors and city councilors storm rent board meeting. (City and State)

Which HK property has “more drama per square foot” than other luxury buildings!? (Patch)

The art (or con) of snagging that impossible-to-get NYC dinner reservation. (Grub Street💰)

Freeze Frame

Look Dine-In Movies on W57th Street at Night.

Look Dine-In Cinemas on W57th Street will open tomorrow — and we took a tour as they get ready for opening night. It will be featured in the new Manhattan Sideways Daily Newsletter this afternoon. Head to our new partner site to sign up (the form is at the bottom of every page) — or hit reply and I will personally put you on the list!

Happy birthday to Millie O’Brien.