For the Kids: The November Edition

  Film Forum Jr. | This series of classic films fit for kids and their families returns, each Saturday and Sunday at 11am. On November 9/10, 1973’s American Graffiti is pre-Star Wars George Lucas’ depiction of what life was like for teens in the early 1960s. Featuring a pre-Happy Days Ron Howard and a pre-Star Wars […]

Community Board 4 Looks to Future, Outlining Budget Priorities for FY 2021

Community Board 4 Looks to Future, Outlining Budget Priorities for FY 2021

BY WINNIE McCROY | About 50 community members joined Community Board 4 (CB4) at Mt. Sinai West on the evening of Wed., Nov. 6, for their full board meeting. This particular edition of the monthly gathering was especially forward-looking, as CB4 cast its eye toward District needs and budget priorities for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, […]

This Week in Chelsea: November 4-10, 2019

This Week in Chelsea: November 4-10, 2019

Sunday, November 10: Free Veterans Day Walking Tour | This Veterans Day weekend, the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) will host a free walking tour—led by historian, author, and professional tour guide Miriam Berman—to explore the history of our national heroes. “Madison Square Park and its environs as we know it today continues […]

A Greener New York on the Horizon

A Greener New York on the Horizon

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | As the world’s weather intensifies, leaving behind unprecedented swaths of destruction, global warming is an issue that clouds all of our futures. At the Chelsea Reform Democratic Club’s October 17 public forum, called The Green New Deal, attendees gained clarity to what both New York City and New York State have […]

Sum Ting Wong Rightly Rises From ‘Drag Race’ Competitor to a Prime Place in the ‘CrossFire’

Sum Ting Wong Rightly Rises From ‘Drag Race’ Competitor to a Prime Place in the ‘CrossFire’

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | F. Scott Fitzgerald said, “There are no second acts in American lives.” But don’t tell that to the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race, the fashion, lip-synch, look, comedy, and challenge-filled reality show that delights in bringing back eliminated contestants later on in their season, or as contestants on its high-stakes All-Stars […]

This Week in Chelsea: Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 2019

This Week in Chelsea: Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 2019

Saturday, November 2: HRPT Pumpkin Smash | See below flyer for details. Saturday, November 2: Free AAA Screening. See the below flyer for details. Wednesday, October 30: The 10th Precinct Community Council | Let your community policing issues be heard, at this monthly meeting where Chelsea residents can hear the latest crime stats, ask questions, […]

Former Bayview Facility No Longer Future Home of The Women’s Building

Former Bayview Facility No Longer Future Home of The Women’s Building

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | A highly anticipated project that promised to transform a former women’s incarceration facility into a hub of empowerment and activism has gone belly-up. In an Oct. 11 “Letter to Our Community” posted on the website of The Women’s Building, project sponsor the NoVo Foundation stated, “With heavy hearts, we have come […]

Queer Pioneer Buddy Cole Sleighs at SoHo Playhouse, Through Nov. 3

Queer Pioneer Buddy Cole Sleighs at SoHo Playhouse, Through Nov. 3

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Ascot around neck, cigarette in hand, lips pursed in close proximity to the rim of a stiff cocktail, uncompromisingly outspoken gay bar denizen Buddy Cole made his bones as a monologue-delivering mainstay, during the televised run of iconic sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall—whose wonderfully eccentric, character-driven work was […]