Happy Monday. It’s the last week of 2020 — we can do this!
Unfortunately, Donna Bell’s Bake Shop has not been able to get through to the end of the year. After nearly 10 years, the bakery — created by NCIS star Pauley Perrette and her two best friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky — served their last scone out of their Worldwide Plaza home yesterday afternoon. Read more…
The good news is that we are nearing 100 local eateries on the W42ST Hell’s Kitchen is OPEN! app. We need your help to keep it up to date, and to make sure we’ve not missed anyone. Hit reply if you have an update or suggestion. We’ve added a search function now, so you can just type in “outdoor” to find places offering dining and “pizza” to discover a new slice.
It’s the last few days to enter yourself and your favorite local businesses in the #HKTakeOutChallenge. The link is at the bottom of the info for each business in our app.
What we’ve been reading
The story of supertall One57 on Billionaires Row. (CityXcape)
Want to boost your apartment listing? Add Peloton! (The Real Deal)
Here are New York’s most popular baby names since 1898 – does yours feature? (Gothamist)
A man has fallen to his death from a W52nd Street apartment. (New York Post)
Why New York City’s mob mythology lives on. (The New York Mafia)