Good morning and happy Monday. We’ve got a respite from the heavy rain of Sunday — with maybe a small chance of showers later in the day. It’s going to be a steamy 91 degrees this afternoon.
After 46 years of providing refuge for women in need, The Dwelling Place has shuttered, marking the third women’s shelter closure in Hell’s Kitchen recently. “Financial constraints and staffing challenges” have led to the discontinuation of operations. Read more…
This Brit couldn’t resist publishing a cricket story today! Mayor Adams is spinning plans to erect a 34,000-seat stadium in New York to host the T20 World Cup next year. Read more…
What we’ve been reading
Business as usual at illicit smoke shops — even after raids. (NY1)
Over 5,000 once-aspiring educators will collect a share of $1.8 billion from the City after settlement. (New York Post)
Frieze has bought New York’s Armory Show. (Art Forum)
Uber and Lyft are outnumbering NYC’s iconic yellow cabs nine-to-one! (CNBC)
Would you fancy this job of sitting in your car for days on end? (West Side Rag)
This is not a painting… Thanks again to Gary Hershorn for this picture of Midtown Manhattan behind the city of Hoboken as the sun set on Sunday evening. If you’re wondering what the reflection in the foreground is — “It is a small puddle of rainwater on a two-inch wide railing,” Gary told us.
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