Good Tuesday morning in New York City, where a subway series is about to go down. Here's what else is happening:

  • Today and tomorrow, health department trucks will be going around Queens and Staten Island spraying pesticides to kill adult mosquitoes.
  • Gov. Kathy Hochul is pledging to turn a former jail in Chelsea into 60 units of housing for formerly homeless people as part of her Penn Station/Midtown redevelopment project.
  • New data from StreetEasy suggests that Manhattan's booming vacancy rate is largely the result of people getting priced out of apartments that they rented at COVID-induced discount rates in 2020 and 2021.
  • NPR has a detailed piece about allegations of toxic and discriminatory behavior at The Q, a prominent LGBTQ nightclub in Manhattan.
  • Inflation and competition from freestanding ice cream shops are making it tough for New York City's ice cream trucks to survive.
  • Jared Kushner wrote in a new memoir that he had thyroid cancer while working as a White House adviser in 2019.
  • Uber is now offering Tesla rides. It's also offering instructions on how to open Teslas' weird doors.
  • Flights are expected to get cheaper this fall.
  • Researchers at Oxford University have determined that chewing with your mouth open makes food taste better because the aroma gets a chance to waft from your chompers to your nose.
  • Pulp is doing a reunion tour next year.
  • J. Crew is making big pants again.
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