Happy Monday. The day is starting cloudy and muggy — but this afternoon, the clouds are leaving to give us lots of sun. Yayyy!
We’ve been tracking the journey of a historic Skyray jet that’s heading back to the Intrepid Museum. The 722mph jet is taking a somewhat leisurely trip on a barge from Connecticut. After 3 days and 177 miles, the plane will arrive at Intrepid tomorrow morning. Details here…
The story of actor Linda Holston and her dog Jake is so very sad. We give some background to the woman who jumped with her dog from The Victory on Friday afternoon, including a video of Holston talking about her last stage acting role. More here…
What we’ve been reading
Appeal for community boards to get on track with the Penn Station development and not squander a chance of funding. (Gothamist)
New Yorkers took to their bikes during the pandemic — and they are continuing to pedal. (New York Post0
New York’s trash problems keep piling up. (Curbed)
The story of empty storefronts in North America — who is NYC’s Shiller Lavy? (The Walrus)
The pros and cons of getting access to your “tar beach” rooftop. (Streeteasy)
Thanks to Denis Malinin for this amazing capture last night of stormy skies taken from high on W42nd Street looking up the Hudson River.
Happy Birthday to Damon Webster, Greg Salvatori and Jeffrey Bulla.