Happy Monday. Welcome to what’s looking like a mild weathered, rain-free week.

World-famous food festival Smorgasburg is now just a hop over the Hudson River. It is reopening May 29, launching its first-ever New Jersey location at Harborside on the waterfront in Jersey City! More here…

Congratulations to Hell’s Kitchen resident Anna Pakman and her film Social Fitness. They won the 2021 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge. The film was produced to help raise awareness for greater representation of disability in media. Check it out…

What we’ve been reading

The city has agreed to $348m repairs to Riverside Park. (I Love the UWS)

Safewalks volunteer service expands in Manhattan. (Eye Witness News)

Fewer than two out of five subway and bus workers have been vaccinated. (Gothamist)

Uber is on the lookout for more drivers. (Crain’s)

Feeling trapped by tech? Here are eight ways to ignore your phone and do something else instead… (Book Riot)

Freeze Frame

We don’t think we’ve seen Hell’s Kitchen looking more stunning! Thanks to Gary Hershorn for this sunset portrait of our home on Saturday evening.