- Get weather and train updates via text or e-mail when you wake up and when you leave work with PONCHO.
- Ephemeral New York reminds us of the beautiful fortress in Gramercy Park.
- “I’ll be there for youu!” Metro New York reports that Central Perk, the fictional cafe in Friends, is now open in Soho to celebrate 20 years since the famous 90s show premiered on television. Oh yeah, did we mention the coffee is free?!
- Four smartphone app start-ups took home a big cash prize yesterday at the fifth annual NYC BigApps competition. The contest was to develop an app that would make NYC life better. See the list of winners on AM New York.
Images: Central Perk logo via Friends Wikia (left); Mayor de Blasio presents prize to Heat Seeker team at BigApps by Agaton Strom for AM New York (right)