New West Side Pizza, Rooftop, Lox & Bagels!

Hello — and what a beautiful Friday it’s going to be! We are locked in good weather throughout the weekend. Clear skies, highs in the 60s, lows in the 50s. Simply beautiful fall weather. Enjoy…

One of Manhattan’s most famous smoked fish purveyors is coming to Hudson Yards as Russ & Daughters opens a new cafe on the West Side. Read more…


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

W48th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues emerges as a mini-alternative to Restaurant Row as pizza chain Emmy Squared makes its long-awaited debut and the neighboring Civilian Hotel prepares to launch its rooftop bar . Read more…

What we read

Freelancers and delivery workers could benefit from changes in the classification of on-demand workers. (CNBC)

Subway crime is on the rise and New Yorkers are unstable. (NBC)

The Row is back on the list of hotels to be used to house migrants. (gothamist)

Victor Rojas, the owner of Inti on 10th Avenue, is quoted in this article on chicha morada, Peru’s favorite drink. (New York Times)

Did you make Variety’s New York Power List? Check it out. (Variety)


Thanks to Marcia Polas for reminding us that even on a rainy day, Hell’s Kitchen is beautiful. “W49th Street last night. I just caught it as I was turning the corner of my street,” she told us.

Happy birthday to Willow Toner Grey.

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