Good morning. We’re waking up to sunshine this morning, but for most off the day it will be just peeping occasionally around the clouds. Expect it to be no warmer then mid-40s out there. Tomorrow’s looking like a day to stay indoors, so make the most of Tuesday!

Supporters of the beloved Sullivan Street Bakery have started a GoFundMe campaign to help the shuttered cafe as they work to recover from a massive flood that swept through the Hell’s Kitchen headquarters in the run-up to Thanksgiving week. Read more…

Burnt loaves in the Sullivan Street Bakery oven after the flood


Nicol Squash Job Advert

Nicol Squash on W42nd Street are seeking a fabulously friendly Front Desk Teammate! Squash experience or not, drop Jess an email at for more details. Part time or full time evening and weekend work — it’s an amazing role for someone who likes their days free or seeks a side hustle!

Are you getting ready for a holly, jolly Hell’s Kitchen Christmas? Here’s where to snap up a holiday evergreen without hauling it back from New Jersey. Read more…

Christmas Trees 9th Avenue

What we’ve been reading

New York City is trying to prevent bias with its Coalition to End Racism in Clinical Algorithms. (Politico)

A controversial bill prohibiting NYC landlords from doing criminal background checks on prospective tenants is likely to become law. (New York Post)

MTA is planning to improve accessibility at its stations —at a cost of $1bn plus. (Gothamist)

Ready to return the weekend’s impulse purchases? Here’s what happens to them… (WSJ)

A lovely feature about “living above the shop”, which includes Poseidon, Sullivan Street Bakery and Red Eye. (New York Times)

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Madhaven Sunrise Columbus Circle

Thank you to photographer Madhavan for tagging #W42ST in this picture from yesterday. “Crazy sunrise this morning from Columbus Circle. It had a bit of everything – wind, bluebird skies, followed by colorful clouds, a reverse Manhattanhenge, and to top it off for good measure, rain right after the henge was complete.” he said on his Instagram account, @kpmimages.

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