Happy Friday. Hands up who’s heading to Coney Island today for the opening of Luna Park! The thrills and spills of New York are coming back.

I’ve loved discovering the layers of television history on the far west side. On W57th Street you can find a plaque marking CBS News as a “Historic Site in Journalism” and calling out the excellence of journalists like Ed Murrow.

The Colbert Report was based on W54th Street, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver was on W57th until being replaced last year by The Drew Barrymore Show. The Daily Show has been a long-term feature on 11th Avenue.

We’re hoping that Jon Stewart will return to the neighborhood in the fall with his new Apple TV+ show — The Problem with Jon Stewart. Read more…

As the pandemic bit and we were told to stay home, many people opted for a four-legged friend rather than be cooped up all alone. Cities documented a record number of dog adoptions, and the streets filled with what the internet began to call “pandemic puppies”.

But where are the perfect places for you and your furry friend to settle down together and chill? While many buildings in New York consider themselves dog friendly, not many go that extra mile to become dog loving. Luckily, Hell’s Kitchen is a dog neighborhood full of buildings with amenities specifically catering to our canine friends. Here’s our list of apartments you and your pup will absolutely love — or should we say, wuv?

What we’ve been reading

What would a pandemic Seinfeld episode look like? People are working on the script… (West Side Rag)

A poll shows the city wants the 24-hour subway back. (Bklyner)

The Shuttered Venue Grant portal shuttered after a tech glitch. (Broadway News)

Broadway stagehands are facing a tough time as they wait for curtain up. (Crain’s)

Mark those calendars and get involved in a community Spring Park Clean! (Council District 3)

Freeze Frame

Thanks to Daryl Richardson for sharing. “A New York City moment tonight when Michael Kors used W45th Street as the runway for his Fall/Winter collection. Front row seat from my bedroom,” he said on Instagram.

If you want to see more of Bella Hadid, Irina Shayk and Naomi Campbell in sequins turning Broadway into a runway, head over to this photo rich report in the Daily Mail.