Good morning. I’m grabbing breakfast with a friend at 10am. Any recommendations for the warmest spot in the neighborhood for outdoor eating in the mornings?

We’ve got our first West Side Story of the year today. You might recognize Jonathan Hanna from his recent appearance on “Worst Cooks of America” — or maybe just his distinctive mustache and smile around the neighborhood. Read his story…

Thanks to all those who’ve taken part in the W42ST Survey. It’s great to get feedback on what we are doing — and how we can improve. The link is here if you’ve not filled it in (it takes 5 minutes).

We will be publishing these West Side Stories more regularly. If you’d like to take part, just click on this link to tell your tale.

What we’ve been reading

Now’s your chance to help shape the future of the neighborhood. (Patch)

NYPD owes us an apology over the handling of protests, says Cuomo. (New York Post)

If you get your car towed — you’ve got a long journey ahead! (NYPD Transport)

What does the nosedive in Times Square foot traffic say about the area’s future? (Gothamist)

Good news! The northbound cycle path on the Hudson has reopened. (I Love the Upper West Side)

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Jeff Koons’ “Pink Panther” on show at MoMA. Photo: Richard Moore.