Happy Monday. I am embarrassed by my weather prediction on Saturday that there would be no rain until Thursday. When you scroll down to Freeze Frame you will see why — and how there were some benefits from the weekend’s April showers.
The Daily Show is back filming in the neighborhood again from today — after a brief escape to studios in Times Square. To celebrate, host Trevor Noah has a new billboard with a message for his Hell’s Kitchen neighbors heading to the DeWitt Clinton Park Dog Run. Read more…
It seems like every day there is a friend messaging to say they have tested positive for COVID or a Broadway star canceling a show. Yesterday, it was the turn of Mayor Eric Adams who had to curtail the celebrations of his 100th day in office. Read more…
What we’ve been reading
Clinton Housing Development Company welcomes William Kelley to the team. (The Village Sun)
Ariana DeBose gets her name on a Broadway dining booth. (New York Post)
New York COVID isolation hotels were secured by unlicensed firms. (New York Daily News)
Are you missing the New York that you left behind? There’s a WhatsApp group chat for that… (New York Times)
Head to the Bronx Museum for “Eyes on the Street” — amazing street photography. (Collosal)
Saturday’s showers did result in an amazing rainbow over midtown. Thanks to Gary Hershorn — just getting back on his feet after two ankle operations — who captured the Midtown spectacle.
Happy belated birthday to Jackie Cox.