Good morning and happy Tuesday. Thanks to Stacy Blundell at Currently in NYC for pointing out that today is 3-2-1-2-3 (very cool). We’ve got a lovely, sunny spring day to look forward to with a high of 60 degrees. Enjoy…

“I ❤️ NY” has become “We ❤️ NYC” as the city announced a new civic campaign to encourage community engagement and highlight the Big Apple’s most dedicated “do-ers” — including our very own Hell’s Kitchen Hero, Litter Legion founder Catie Savage. Read more… (and please comment on whether you like the new design… it’s controversial).

Governor Hochul and Mayor Adams launch We Love New York Campaign

He may have only lived in Hell’s Kitchen since 2021, but Paul Gealone is a familiar face in the neighborhood — he recently des(s)erted Amy’s Bread for Hershey’s after 10 years of working at the popular bakery. Read Paul’s West Side Story…

Paul Gealone and Amy Scherber at Amy's Bread

What we’ve been reading

Twins Irish Bar is to be demolished soon on 9th Avenue. (New York Yimby)

Could the mass migration from NYC of “exhausted” influencers be a good thing? (New York Post)

Mayor pledged to cut NYPD overtime by half — it’s already overshot by $100m. (Bloomberg)

What is a chicken wing in the eyes of the law? (WSJ)

The story behind how Room failed to open on Broadway. (Vulture)

Freeze Frame

Strip Light sunset Edward Stern

Thanks to Edward Stern for this eye-catching image of the new Covenant House HQ on W41st Street. He called this image “Striplight Sunset” on Instagram.

Happy birthday to Jack Kirk and I ❤️ UWS boss Mike Mishkin.