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Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Wednesday, May 2

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 

Well, you've made it to Wednesday! Now all you have to do is get over that mid-week hump. We're looking at a high of 85 degrees in the city and sunshine from sun up to sun down so get out and enjoy it! As always, get the latest forecast at

1. NYC Restaurant Owners Push for Surcharge to Eat Wage Increase

Dining in New York City could be getting a bit more expensive. 

At least 100 restaurant owners want to charge more by pushing lawmakers to allow them to add a surcharge to the bill. 

The owners say the reason is to help cover the cost of higher wages.

Read more here.

2. NYC Country's 2nd Most Expensive Rental Market in April: Report

No surprise here!

The Big Apple is the second-most expensive rental market in the country. 

Tribeca, SoHo and Chelsea are the neighborhoods that have the highest monthly rents in all of Manhattan. 

The Tech Hub of San Francisco takes the honor for the most expensive rental market. 

Read more here.

3. Hudson Yards Letting You in for Sneak Peek

Hudson Yards, the huge development site on Manhattan's West Side, is going to let you in for a sneak peek. 

"The Shed" a highly-anticipated arts, music and cultural center won't open until Spring 2019, but from now through May 13 you can get a taste of what is coming. 

Tickets are free, but you need to reserve them online at

Read more here.

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