On With the Show, Online: The Irish Rep Adapts and Evolves

On With the Show, Online: The Irish Rep Adapts and Evolves

BY SCOTT STIFFLER, WITH ADDITIONAL REPORTING BY HIBA SOHAIL | Since putting down roots in Chelsea in 1994, the Irish Repertory Theatre has seen many challenges—only a handful of them causing the acclaimed Off-Broadway destination to shutter its 132 W. 22nd St. space. There were brief closures after 9/11, the blackout of 2003, and 2012’s […]

Notes from the Truro Woods, Part 2

Notes from the Truro Woods, Part 2

TEXT & PHOTOS BY PAMELA WOLFF | July 4, 2020: First, we are well. It has been most of seven weeks since my first Notes from the Truro Woods. We are still ensconced in our house in the Truro woods, and glad to be. Our son Nic and his wife Liz are nearby in their […]

This Week in Chelsea: Week of July 6, 2020

This Week in Chelsea: Week of July 6, 2020

Hudson Guild Presents “The Breathe Project” | This initiative is meant to foster dialogue about how to rectify racial injustice in our society. See the below flyer for details, and send jpeg images, ASAP, to jfurlong@hudsonguild.org. Down to Earth Farmers Market: Saturdays in Chelsea | It’s one of those sure signs of spring: Down to […]

Save Chelsea, Plan Proceeding, Determines to Extend the Chelsea Historic District

Save Chelsea, Plan Proceeding, Determines to Extend the Chelsea Historic District

BY WINNIE McCROY | The preservationist coalition Save Chelsea has announced their determination to extend the current borders of the Chelsea Historic District, in order to protect 113 additional buildings they believe have value and merit. If successful, Greek-Revival rowhouses, Federal-style rowhouses from 1835 or earlier, and tenement buildings will be given recognition denied by […]

My CoviDiary: The July Entries

My CoviDiary: The July Entries

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, find the latest diary entry, then other July content. Click here for the June entries. Click here for the May entries. Click here for the April entries. Click here for all March entries . My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com. Oh, and by the […]

Unpacking Brown Boy Misogyny

Unpacking Brown Boy Misogyny

Context: This past week, hundreds of brown girls in NYC (some anonymously, some not) shared their sexual assault stories on Instagram and Twitter, and the culprits were all brown boys (South Asian descent, mainly). Chelsea Community News’ Summer 2020 intern and contributing reporter, Hiba Sohail, wrote an essay unpacking brown boy misogyny for her blog, […]

You’ve Seen Our Website, Now Visit Us Via Instagram

You’ve Seen Our Website, Now Visit Us Via Instagram

BY HIBA SOHAIL | Chelsea Community News is now on Instagram! Follow us for extra content, articles, and more ways to connect with Chelsea. Because COVID-19 shelter-in-place precautions have caused many of us to spend more time in front of our screens, we took the opportunity (better late than never!) to connect with our readers […]

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