Good morning and happy Friday. Today might be the last time we see temperatures above 75 degrees until spring! So make the most of it and get out there to enjoy New York at its fall finest.

When Lincoln Center opened in 1962, it was the culmination of a brutal chapter in a West Side story of gentrification and demolition. As the David Geffen Hall reopens on Saturday after a $550m renovation, the next chapter will begin with the premiere of a musical work by Etienne Charles entitled San Juan Hill: A New York Story. Read more…

David Geffen Hall


Times Square is for families! Discover the area’s most kid-friendly attractions, family-style restaurants, immersive shops, free outdoor events, and theater for young audiences. Explore the Times Square Family Fun Guide at

A man was killed in Hell’s Kitchen on Thursday morning after being struck and pinned down by a tractor-trailer, police reported. Read more…

Truck Death 8th Avenue

What we’ve been reading

Toys “R” Us is making a comeback for the holidays on the 7th floor of Macy’s. (PIX11)

Equinox Hotel at Hudson Yards will offer a special package to NY Marathon runners — starting at $3,195. (WWD)

At last, New York rents are slowly creeping down — and incentives are up. (The Real Deal)

Top NYC officials are carrying over unused vacation and sick days in exchange for lump-sum retirement checks. (THE CITY)

How would you spend 36 hours of leisure time in New York? (New York Times)

Freeze Frame

Chef Sungchul Shim Kochi Mari Michelin Star youtube

Hell’s Kitchen’s much-lauded Korean cuisine and Chef Sungchul Shim have earned another Michelin star, with neighborhood newcomer Mari joining its 10th Avenue stablemate Kochi in the culinary firmament. Read more…

Happy birthday to Tania Luna, Chad McDonald and Aoife Collins.