Happy Wednesday. It’s going to be a lovely day with a high of 72 degrees and then dipping to 55 overnight. Are we ready to say it’s finally sweater weather?

Prince Harry was in New York only last week — but he will return to the city again in November to present the inaugural Valor Awards at Intrepid Museum. He last visited the museum in June 2010. The Prince’s presence at the gala event will continue his work to honor both British and American veterans. More here…

Its annual opening was a sign that summer had arrived — now, for the first time in history, New Yorkers will be able to enjoy Governors Island all year round! Details here…


What we’ve been reading

Well done Hell’s Kitchen for continuing to bang those pots for frontline workers — #W42ST gets a mention too in this article. (WebMD)

Eric Adams chats through his life-saving, plant-based diet. (Grub Street)

Unseen work from Basquiat will be exhibited in the city next year. (All Arts)

The importance of theater big and small in New York. (amNY)

Taking a ride in an outdoor dining shed with the help of a garbage truck. (Curbed)

Freeze Frame

Over on the east side, they’ve taken to chaining themselves to a tree to get Speaker Corey Johnson’s attention. Corey has not yet got in touch with the group, though a representative from the mayor’s office has and is mediating between his office and the Save East River Park demonstrators. That’s not going to get anyone unlocked though. “We don’t want a meeting,” JK Canepa (one of the protestors) said to Curbed. “We want an oversight hearing, and we want to hear it from Corey himself.”