Good morning and happy Thursday. Yes, the 21st of September came and went — and today we’re going to have a rainy day finished off with the potential for a lovely sunset. Yayyyy to fall!!

KF Seetoh is a born storyteller with a chef’s soul. The veteran journalist, culinary entrepreneur, television personality, Anthony Bourdain confidant and food critic who believes that “the best story to tell is through food” has just written his next tale — bringing his Singaporean street food empire to the new Midtown food market Urban Hawker, which soft-launched yesterday. Read more…

Urban Hawker Seetoh Tradisyon

An addictive new rent-Wordle game, Lord of the Rents. challenges intrepid urbanite New Yorkers to guess how much listings cost – and the results may surprise you. Read more…

Guess The Rent

What we’ve been reading

After briefly being sidelined under Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City police are now officially in charge of homeless encampment sweeps. (City Limits)

Slim pickings for HK in the Michelin list — but the W42ST Best of Awards 2022 are still to come… (NBC)

The history of New York City’s useless nuclear fallout shelters. (Gothamist)

Street vendors are still getting ticketed by NYPD at Hudson Yards. (Documented NY)

Great to see Hell’s Kitchen’s Terry Singh’s flowing skirts for men getting recognition during NYFW. (New York Times)

Freeze Frame

This was Gary Hershorn’s view of the city this morning as a lightning bolt flashed in the sky during a thunderstorm. We will wait to see what his sunset picture is this evening. You can follow him on Twitter or Instagram @GaryHershorn