Chelsea Market—the NYC tourist and foodie destination once known for cranking out chalky candy Necco Wafers—may have changed hands, but it still has a firm grip on the annual tradition of providing Chelsea residents with a Thanksgiving meal’s main attraction. Some 1,300 turkeys were handed out last week, with the gobblers going to Fulton and Elliott-Chelsea Houses, Hudson Guild, and Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen. Giving away the tryptophan-containing answer to the question, “White, or dark meat?” is a continuation of the historical support from Chelsea Market ownership (previously Jamestown, now Google). The below photos were taken as the flight-challenged guests of honor touched down just long enough to be scooped up.
—written by Scott Stiffler
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